Ms Nicola Roche
- Consultant Surgeon
- FRCSEd (Gen Surg)
Ms Nicola Roche is a consultant breast surgeon at The Royal Marsden. She graduated from Medicine in 1989 from Trinity College, Dublin. Her postgraduate training, including a two-year research period, was spent at The Royal Marsden. She was initially appointed consultant breast surgeon at the Royal Free hospital in 2002 but in 2006 moved to The Royal Marsden.
Her interests include:
- sentinel node biopsy
- risk assessment and the management of women at high risk of breast cancer
- breast surgery including reconstruction (an 'oncoplastic' approach to breast surgery)
- the management of young women with breast cancer including pregnancy-related breast cancer.
Active research interests include mammographic density in relation to breast cancer risk and sentinel node studies.