Tony Maxwell is a Consultant Radiologist at the Nightingale Centre at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust and an Honorary Senior Lecturer in Imaging at the University of Manchester. He is a recent past chair of the British Society of Breast Radiology. He has worked in Breast Screening Quality Assurance and is a member of the NHS Breast Screening Programme Research Advisory Committee and Radiology Clinical Professional Group. He is an advisory editor of Clinical Radiology.
In addition to a busy clinical workload, he has wide research interests in breast disease, including the application of new imaging techniques to the early diagnosis and staging of breast cancer, breast density, stratified screening, minimally invasive interventional diagnostic and therapeutic techniques and the management of atypias and non-invasive cancers. He is a longstanding member of the Sloane Project Steering Group and is a co-investigator on several large studies, including Mammo-50, PROCAS 2, MIAMI and BRAID. He was involved in the early studies of Magseed localisation and is currently leading a study of the minimally invasive excision of breast cancers and an RCT of axillary node biopsy using a new biopsy device.