Zoë Halfacree graduated from Cambridge University in 2001 and then spent 2 years working in a busy small animal veterinary practice in Surrey. She then moved to The Royal Veterinary College in 2003 and completed a small animal internship, followed by a residency in small animal surgery. She is now a Senior Lecturer in small animal soft tissue surgery at The Royal Veterinary College. Zoë gained the RCVS Certificate in Veterinary Diagnostic imaging in 2005 and the RCVS Certificate in Small Animal Surgery in 2007. Zoë obtained the Diploma of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2008.
Nicholas Bacon qualified from Cambridge in 1997. After mixed practice, a PetSavers Residency in Soft Tissue Surgery and Oncology, and soft tissue referral practice, he completed a Fellowship in Surgical Oncology in 2005 at the Animal Cancer Center at Colorado State University. From 2006-2014 he was at the University of Florida as a surgical oncologist, one of only two centres in the world training Surgical Oncology Fellows. He is the President of the Veterinary Society of Surgical Oncology and an ACVS Founding Fellow of Surgical Oncology.
In October 2014 he joined Fitzpatrick Referrals in Surrey, UK as a Senior Consultant and Clinical Director in the Oncology and Soft Tissue Service, as well as joining the University of Surrey School of Veterinary Medicine as Professor of Surgical Oncology.
His surgical interests include head and neck surgery, musculoskeletal oncology and urogenital and endocrine tumours. He regularly lectures nationally and internationally on cancer surgery and has authored or co-authored multiple scientific manuscripts and book chapters.
Volume 25(1), Spring 2015
How to ...
EJCAP is delighted to propose a new, practical column, with experts sharing tips and tricks in their fields, in collaboration with the organisers of major congresses of FECAVA members.
This first part presents two “How to...” lectures, presented at the 2014 BSAVA congress.