Ms Karina Cox

  • MBBS FRCS MD
  • Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon

Overview

Clinical interests

  • Breast Cancer Diagnosis
  • Benign breast disease diagnosis
  • Breastfeeding problems including mastitis and abscesses
  • Breast Pain
  • Hormonal breast changes
  • Treatment of armpit lymph nodes in breast cancer
  • Breast cancer surgery
  • Benign (non-cancerous) breast surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction.
  • Breast symmetrising surgery
  • Cosmetic breast surgery
  • Improving the appearance of the breast after surgery and radiotherapy.
  • Advanced breast conservation for breast cancer including chest wall perforator flaps.

Publications & affiliations

  • Cox K, Dineen N, Taylor-Phillips S, Sharma N, Harper-Wynne C, Allen D et al. Enhanced axillary assessment using injected microbubbles and contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) before neoadjuvant systemic therapy (NACT) identifies axillary disease missed by conventional B-mode ultrasound that may be clinically relevant. Breast Cancer Res Treat 2020: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10549-020-05956-0
  • Zhu J, Rowland EM, Harput S, Riemer K, Leow CH, Clark B, Cox K et al. 3D Super-Resolution US imaging of Rabbit Lymph Node Vasculature in Vivo by Using Microbubbles. Radiology 2019. https://doi.org/10.1148/radiol.2019182593.
  • Lowes S, Leaver A, Cox K, Satchithananda K, Cosgrove D, Lim A. Evolving imaging techniques for staging axillary lymph nodes in breast cancer. Clinical Radiology 2018; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.crad.2018.01.003
  • Cox K, Taylor-Phillips S, Sharma N, Weeks J, Mills P, Sever A et al. Enhanced pre-operative axillary staging using intradermal microbubbles and contrast-enhanced ultrasound to detect and biopsy sentinel lymph nodes in breast cancer: a potential replacement for axillary surgery. Br J Radiol 2017; 90: 20170626.
  • Cox K, Weeks J, Mills P, Chalmers R, Devalia H, Fish D, Sever A. Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Biopsy of Sentinel Lymph Nodes in Patients with Breast Cancer: Implications for Axillary Metastases and Conservation. Ann Surg Oncol 2016; 23: 58-6

Professional memberships

  • Association of Breast Surgery
  • British Association of Surgical Oncology
  • Royal Society of Medicine
  • General Medical Council
  • British Medical Association

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