The requirements of a specialist breast centre

Breast. 2020 Jun:51:65-84. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2020.02.003. Epub 2020 Feb 26.


This article is an update of the requirements of a specialist breast centre, produced by EUSOMA and endorsed by ECCO as part of Essential Requirements for Quality Cancer Care (ERQCC) programme, and ESMO. To meet aspirations for comprehensive cancer control, healthcare organisations must consider the requirements in this article, paying particular attention to multidisciplinarity and patient-centred pathways from diagnosis, to treatment, to survivorship.

Publication types

  • Practice Guideline

MeSH terms

  • Breast Neoplasms* / prevention & control
  • Breast Neoplasms, Male* / prevention & control
  • Cancer Care Facilities* / organization & administration
  • Europe
  • Female
  • Health Facility Administration*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Quality of Health Care*