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Annals of Breast Diseases, the official journal of Association of Breast Surgeons of India (ABSI), is a double blinded peer-reviewed print + online Semiannual journal

ABSI, formed in 2011 is a registered section under Association surgeons of India (ASI). It represents the voice for all doctors who treat patients with Breast disease. It would be committed to improve the art & science of Breast disease management by serving as an advocate to who seek excellence in the care of patients with breast disease. The Association will provide a forum for the exchange of ideas by promoting education & research in collaboration with similar Associations across the World

Post Name
President Dr.Somashekhar S.P.
President Elect Dr.S.V.S.Deo
Founder President Dr.Devendra Patel
Immediate Past President Dr.Diptendra Sarkar
Hon.Secretary Dr.Ashwin K.R.
Treasurer Dr.Sanjay Jain
Director of Education
West Dr.Kumkum Singh
East Dr.Vijay Pratap Singh
North Dr.Anand K.Mishra
South Dr.Chandra C.K.Naidu
EC Members
East Dr.Abhiram Maji, Dr.Arunima Verma
West Dr.Vijay Devanhalli, Dr.Anjali Arvind Dawle
North Dr.Chitresh Kumar, Dr.Navneet Kaur
South Dr.Rohit Kumar C. Dr.Mahesh Kariappa
Overseas Co-ordinator (Co-opted) Dr.Rishi Parameshwar

Journal Ethics

Wolters Kluwer and Journal/Association are committed to meeting and upholding standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements. For a summary of our specific policies regarding duplicate publication, conflicts of interest, patient consent, etc., please visit www.Medknow.com/EthicalGuidelines.asp

Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing

This is an open access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.

Digital Archiving

Wolters Kluwer Medknow provides for long-term digital preservation through two primary partnerships, Portico and CLOCKSS.

Portico is a leading digital preservation service worldwide. The content is preserved as an archival version and is not publically accessible via Portico, but is provided when required under specific conditions, such as discontinuation of the collection or catastrophic failure of the website.

CLOCKSS will enable any library to maintain their own archive of content from Wolters Kluwer Medknow and other publishers, with minimal technical effort and using cheaply available hardware.

Ahead of Print policy

Articles published online under the Ahead of Print model are considered published and can be cited and quoted using the DOI as the reference source. Wolters Kluwer Medknow has a policy that changes will not be made after publication of an article without following accepted procedures for making corrections to the scientific record.


While advertisements are crucial to this journal to be able to keep all content free for everyone, ethical considerations are in place to ensure the integrity of the journal and its content:

  • "Pop-up" and "banner" ads appear on a random, rotating basis. The advertiser has no control or input over the pages where their ads appear.
  • The Editorial Board has full and final approval over the content of all advertisements.
  • Advertisers will never be shown any manuscripts or other content prior to publication.

  Scope of the journal

  • The journal will cover all aspects related to breast diseases
  • It encompasses fields of basic sciences, pathology, radiology, genetic, translational research, benign diseases, cancer therapeutics including surgery, systemic therapy, radiation therapy.

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