At Specialist Breast Care our surgeons treat a range of breast related conditions including, breast cancer, breast pain and lumps. To know more about the various conditions, click on the tabs below
Dr David Thomson

Meet Dr David Thomson

Breast Surgeon

Dr Thomson is the founder of Specialist Breast Care. He is a skilled professional, dedicated to the multidisciplinary management of patients with breast disease. Customising his approach to match patient's specific needs...
  • What Is Breast Cancer?

    What Is Breast Cancer?

    Breast cancer is the uncontrolled growth of cells in the breast. Breast tumours can be benign (not harmful to surrounding tissue) or malignant (can invade and destroy nearby tissue).
  • How Can It Be Treated?

    How Can It Be Treated?

    Treatment is dependent on the size and stage of the breast cancer. The various treatment options include surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and hormonal therapy.
  • What are your recovery outcomes?

    what are your Recovery outcomes

    Non-invasive and early stage breast cancers have a better prognosis than late stage cancers. Cancer that has not yet spread beyond the breast tissue to the lymph nodes or other parts of the body has a better recovery outcome.
  • What Do I Do Next?

    What Do I Do Next?

    If you belong to the high-risk group or have noticed a lump in your breast, you should visit your doctor or a breast cancer specialist as soon as possible to rule out breast cancer.
  • University of Cape Town
  • King Edward VII's Hospital
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Royal Hospital for Women
  • prime wales hospital
  • BreastScreen Australia