College Supervisor and Director of Studies in Clinical Medicine and Medicine.
Dr Kilburn-Toppin is a consultant radiologist at Addenbrooke’s Hospital working primarily within the Cambridge Breast Unit. She acts as DoS for those who stay in Cambridge for their clinical studies (now all of us!) and supervises part IA students in anatomy.
Dr Kilburn-Toppin’s special clinical interest is in breast screening and personalised imaging surveillance for patients.
- PI ATNEC – A randomised trial evaluating the role of axillary treatment in patients with T1-3 N1 M0 after Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy
- PI MicroNACT – Can axillary lymph node malignancy be sufficiently determined by contrast enhanced ultrasound to allow patients who have had an apparent successful response to primary chemotherapy avoid extensive axillary surgery
Publications & affiliations
- Axillary lymphadenopathy at the time of COVID-19 vaccination: ten recommendations from the European Society of Breast Imaging (EUSOBI) (Dec 2021)
- Outcomes of male patients attending the symptomatic breast unit: adherence to local and national imaging guidelines and effectiveness of clinical examination and imaging in detecting male breast cancer (Oct 2021)
- Introduction of an abbreviated breast MRI service in the UK as part of the BRAID trial: practicalities, challenges, and future directions (Mar 2021)
- X-ray attenuation of adipose breast tissue: in-vitro and in-vivo measurements using spectral imaging (Jan 2021)
- Measurement of breast-tissue x-ray attenuation by spectral mammography: solid lesions (Jan 2021)