Henry Cain qualified in 2001 from Leicester Medical School. Following the award of MD in breast cancer signalling pathways and higher surgical training in Newcastle upon Tyne he spent a year as the Oncoplastic Fellow at the Canniesburn Unit in Glasgow. He was appointed a Consultant Oncoplastic Surgeon at the Royal Victoria Infirmary Newcastle upon Tyne in 2013. Henry Cain maintains numerous research activities in the molecular basis of breast cancer and has significant interest in the use of Neo-Adjuvant Chemotherapy in breast cancer. Henry Cain continues a commitment in teaching advanced oncoplastic breast surgery. He is a member of the Education and Training Committee at the Association of Breast Surgery. Clinically he has been one of the lead surgeons in the introduction of Radioactive Seed Localisation of impalpable breast cancer and Targeted Axillary Dissection to the UK.