Prof Carole Mathelin, MD PhD, is head of the surgery Unit at the Strasbourg University Hospital and ICANS (Institut de Cancérologie Strasbourg Europe). She is University Professor at the Faculty of Medicine of Strasbourg (France). She organizes each year the University Diploma of Breast Diseases, under the auspices of the International School of Senology (ISS). In addition to her surgery and teaching activities, she contributes to fundamental research programs within the UMR 7104-U964 team of the Institute of Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology of Breast Cancers. She is in charge of the Senology Commission of the Collège National des Gynécologues et Obstétriciens Français (CNGOF) and Vice-President of the Senology International Society (SIS). She was co-chairing the 20th World Congress of the SIS with Prof Vahit Ozmen. She is a member of the National Academy of Surgery and responsible for the feminization of surgery. She has published about 200 international works. She is also very involved in the associative world, in particular in breast cancer patient associations.