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Professor Zoe Winters 

PhD (Oxon), FRCS (Edin), FCS (SA) SFHEA (UCL)

Consultant Breast Cancer Surgeon 


Breast Specialist

Breast Cancer Breast Pain Breast Lumps Lymph Nodes
Women with breast cancer and benign breast problems
All women of all ages get breast cancer
Breast Specialist Breast Cancer expert
Hands presenting against breast


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Professor Zoe Wintes academic achievements

  • Cutress RI, McIntosh SA, Potter S, Goyal A, Kirwan CC, Harvey J, Francis A, Carmichael AR, Vidya R, Vaidya JS, Fairbrother P, Benson JR, Reed MWR; Association of Breast Surgery Surgical Gap Analysis Working Group

    October, 2018  Opportunities and Priorities for Breast Surgical Research 

  • Winters ZE and Benson J. The surgical treatment of multiple ipsilateral breast cancers (MIBC). British J. Surg. 2018 DOI:1002/bjs.10738. Lead author, idea, trial design and paper writing: 70%

  • Bided N, MacDonald L, Winters ZE, Edwards S, Emson M, Griffin C, Bliss J, Horne R. How informed is declared altruism in clinical trials? A qualitative interview study of patient decision-making about the QUEST trials (Quality of Life after Mastectomy and Breast Reconstruction). Trials; TRLS-D 16-00198R1

  • Winters ZE. Prognosis and treatment of patients with breast tumours of 1cm or less and negative axillary lymph nodes. Edit Rev in CME Breast 2002; 1 (3): 77-78.  First and corresponding author.

  • Winters ZE* (first and corresponding author), Mohube P, Gray C, Teare J, Lange M, Mannell A, Myburgh JA.  Tumour kinetics in breast cancer. South African Journal of Surgery 1994; 32(4): 135-140.

  • Winters ZE* (first and corresponding aurthor), Gray C, Wright C, Mannell A. Flow Cytometry and tumour aggression in breast cancer.  Research in Surgery 1993; 5(2): 127-131.


  • Winters ZE, Llewellyn-Bennett R. Authors' reply: Randomized clinical trial on the effect of fibrin sealant on latissimus dorsi donor-site seroma formation after breast reconstruction (BJS 2012; 99: 1381-1388). BJS. 2013 Nov; 100 (12): 1671.
  • Winters ZE, Llewellyn-Bennett R. Randomised clinical trial on the effect of fibrin sealant on latissimus dorsi donor-site seroma formation after breast reconstruction. BJS 2013; 100; 1671 (l. Senior and corresponding author: 70%.
  • Winters ZE*.  Prophylactic mastectomy and the timing of breast reconstruction.  BJS 2009; 96: 823-827.
  • Winters ZE.  Immediate breast reconstruction should be challenged.  BMJ 2009 Mar 17; 338: b1067.
  • Vestey S and Winters ZE*. Immunohistochemical detection of the alternate INK4A-encoded tumour suppressor protein p14ARF in archival human cancers and cell lines using commercial antibodies: correlation with p16INK4A expression. Mod. Pathol. 2002 15: 1106-1107 (letter).


  • Heetun A and Winters ZE (corresponding). The management of Multicentric and Multifocal Breast Cancers. Book called Modern Oncoplastic Breast Surgery. Editors Kissin M and Subramanian A. Publishers; Taylor and Francis, invite May 2017.
  • The management of Multicentric and Multifocal Breast Cancers for: Modern Oncoplastic Breast surgery, Taylor and Francis publishers, UK 2017
  • Winters ZE (Corresponding), Llewellyn-Bennett R. Clinical Effectiveness of Breast Reconstruction through Patient Reported Outcome Measures. Invited book chapter for Breast Reconstruction, Art, Science and New Clinical Techniques by Professor Melvin A. Shiffmann, MD, California USA, and Springer publishers. In preparation for submission: September /October 2014.
  • Winters ZE (Corresponding), Llewellyn-Bennett R. Phase 3 development of the European Organisation for research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life questionnaire module for women undergoing breast reconstruction. Invited book chapter for Breast Reconstruction, Art, Science and New Clinical Techniques by Professor Melvin A. Shiffmann, MD, California USA, and Springer publishers. In preparation for submission: September /October 2014.
  • Barker J, Llewellyn-Bennett R, Winters ZE* (corresponding). The evolving role of the Breast Care Nurse in the management of patients with early breast cancer. In: Benson JR, Gui G, Tuttle TM, Editors. Early Breast Cancer: from screening to multidisciplinary management: CRC Press/ Informa Healthcare, Taylor & Francis group Publishers, 2013.
  • Winters ZE* (corresponding), Chaudry A. Breast Reconstruction: How do we Measure and Define Patient's Quality of Life and Satisfaction. Recent Advances in Surgery 35. London: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, 2012. p. 45-56.
  • Benson JR, Turner EH, Winters ZE* (corresponding).  Breast Cancer: Side effects of tamoxifen and anastrazole.  Handbook of Breast Cancer. Editor MA Hayat, Kean University USA.  In Methods of cancer diagnosis, therapy and prognosis. Volume 1. Breast Carcinoma, Dr MA Hyat (Ed) Springer. 2008. Chapter 31, pages 433-457. 
  • Potter S and Winters ZE. Quality of Life after breast-conserving surgery.  High Beam Research online: Advances in Breast Cancer 2008, March 1st.

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