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Alistair Ring

Consultant Medical Oncologist | United Kingdom

Dr Alistair Ring is a Consultant Medical Oncologist at The Royal Marsden. He undertook his pre-clinical training at the University of Cambridge and clinical training at the University of Oxford, qualifying in 1997. His oncology training was based at The Royal Marsden, St George’s and Guy’s Hospitals, London. He gained his MD research degree in 2005 from the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) at the University of London. In 2008 he was appointed as Senior Lecturer in Oncology at Brighton and [...]

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Ava Kwong

Chief of Division of Breast Surgery | Hong Kong

Professor Ava Kwong is Daniel C K Yu Professor in Breast Cancer Research and Clinical Professor at The University of Hong Kong, Chief of Division of Breast Surgery at Queen Mary Hospital, Tung Wah Hospital and The University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital. In 2007, she founded and is Chairman of the Hong Kong Hereditary Breast Cancer Family Registry. In 2012, she was appointed as the co-leader of the Cancer Work Group in the development of Cancer Services planning of the Hong Kong West Cluste [...]

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Azrif Muhammad

Specialist Oncology (Cancer) | Malaysia

Dr. Muhammad Azrif graduated from the Royal Free Hospital & University College London School of Medicine, London, UK in 1997. After completing his training in internal medicine and obtaining his MRCP (UK) in 2000, he entered the specialist training programme in Clinical Oncology at the Christie Hospital, Manchester, UK. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (Clinical Oncology) in 2005 and attained his Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (UK) before admission to the [...]

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Benita Tan

Senior Consultant | Singapore

Associate Professor Benita Tan is the chief of Breast Service and Senior Consultant in the Department of General Surgery in Sengkang General Hospital, and the current Chairman of the Division of Ambulatory and Outpatient Services at Sengkang General Hospital. A/Prof Tan is also a Senior Consultant at the Department of Breast Surgery, Singapore General Hospital and Division of Surgical Oncology in National Cancer Centre, Singapore. A/Prof Benita holds concurrent appointments of Associate Profe [...]

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Brendan Pang

Medical and Laboratory Director | Singapore

Dr Brendan Pang obtained the FRCPath (UK) and qualified as a histopathologist. He then trained in the Diagnostic Molecular Oncology Centre (DMOC), a College of American Pathologists (CAP) accredited molecular diagnostic laboratory under the mentorship of Professor Manuel Salto-Tellez. He furthered his training in molecular pathology as a visiting scholar at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre’s (UPMC) Molecular Anatomic Pathology (MAP) laboratory, Presbyterian Hospital, under Dr Marina [...]

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Chiun-Sheng Huang

Chairman and Professor of Department of Surgery | Taiwan

Chiun-Sheng Huang is the Chairman and Professor of Department of Surgery at the National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine. He is also the director of Breast Care Center at the National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan. He is currently the chairman of Taiwan Breast Cancer Consortium, an academic research organization focusing on multi-center clinical trials.

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Dejan Juric

Program Director, Investigational Cancer Therapeutics Program | USA

Dejan Juric is a Hematologist and an Oncologist in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Juric is highly rated in 17 conditions and his top areas of expertise are Breast Cancer, Inflammatory Breast Cancer, Paget Disease of the Breast, and Angiosarcoma. He is board certified in Medical Oncology and Internal Medicine and licensed to treat patients in Massachusetts.

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Elaine Lim

Senior Consultant, Division of Medical Oncology | Singapore

Dr Elaine Lim is Senior Consultant, Division of Medical Oncology, National Cancer Centre of Singapore (NCCS); Director, Division of Community Outreach & Philanthropy, NCCS; President, Singapore Society of Oncology; Senior Clinician Scientist, Genome Institute of Singapore; Clinician Researcher, Institute of Molecular & Cell Biology, Singapore. After graduating from Trinity College, University of Cambridge, Dr. Lim was selected to join the Cambridge MBBCh-PhD programme. Her PhD dissertation on [...]

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Ellie May B.

Ellie May B. Villegas

Associate Professor | Philippines

Dr. Ellie May Villegas was Past President of the Philippine Society of Medical Oncology and Chair of the Philippine Specialty Board of Medical Oncology. Presently, she is Co-chair of the Perpetual Succour Hospital Institutional Ethics and Review Board and is the Section Head of the Hematology-Oncology Unit of the Perpetual Succour Hospital, Cebu Cancer Institute. Our distinguished speaker is also an Associate Professor at the Cebu Doctors’ University Hospital and is an active member of the med [...]

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Faye Lim

Radiation Oncologist | Singapore

Dr Faye was born and raised in East Malaysia and graduated from University in Nottingham, UK. She has worked in several hospitals in Queensland since 2015 including Nambour, Redlands, Princess Alexandra and the Bundaberg Hospital, and in various disciplines including Emergency Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and various Internal Medicine sub-specialties. Faye has an interest interested in all aspects of General Practice for now and looks forward to starting at the Family Health Clin [...]

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Harold Burstein

Medical Oncologist | USA

Dr. Burstein graduated from Harvard College before earning his MD at Harvard Medical School. He also received a PhD in cellular immunology and a master's degree in the history of science from Harvard. He trained in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital before his oncology fellowship at DFCI. In 1999, he joined the staff of DFCI and Brigham and Women's Hospital, where he is a clinician and clinical investigator in the Breast Oncology Center.

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Hiroji Iwate

Oncologist | General Surgeon | Japan

Hiroji Iwata is an Oncologist and a General Surgeon in Nagoya, Japan. Iwata is rated as an Advanced expert by MediFind in the treatment of Paronychia. They are also highly rated in 12 other conditions, according to our data. Their top areas of expertise are Breast Cancer, HER-2 Positive Breast Cancer, Peripheral Neuropathy, and Triple-Negative Breast Cancer. Their clinical research consists of co-authoring 342 peer reviewed articles and participating in 1 clinical trial in the past 15 years. [...]

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Jack Chan

Consultant | Singapore

Dr Jack Chan is a Consultant Medical Oncologist. His subspecialty interests are gynaecological cancers and breast cancer. His research interests include early and late phase clinical trials and translational work in these cancers. He is the Principal Investigator of investigator-initiated and industry-sponsored trials at National Cancer Centre Singapore. Dr Chan is also active in teaching Senior Residents, medical officers, medical and nursing students; as well as in professional societies such [...]

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Janice Tsang

Honorary Clinical Assistant Professor | Hong Kong

Janice Tsang is a Specialist in Medical Oncology and the Honorary Clinical Assistant Professor at the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, HKU, and Founding Convenor of HKBOG, Hong Kong. Dr Tsang’s research interests lie mainly in breast oncology, geriatric oncology, translational research and psycho-oncology. Being the first female academic medical oncologist at The University of Hong Kong (HKU), she was awarded the 2014 Hong Kong Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award, and the 2012 Hong Kong Cit [...]

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Javier Cortes

Medical Oncologist, Head | Spain

Dr. Javier Cortes received a degree in Medicine and Surgery from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid in 1996, specialist in Medical Oncology by the Clínica Universitaria de Navarra, and awarded the title of Doctor in Medical Oncology from the University of Navarra in 2002. From June 2003 to July 2015, he has worked in the Department of Medical Oncology at the Hospital Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, where he has been Coordinator of the Teaching and Training Programme for Residents in Oncology. In ad [...]

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Joline Lim

Consultant, Department of Haematology-Oncology | Singapore

Dr Joline Lim is Consultant at the Department of Haematology-Oncology at the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore – NCIS (part of NUHS). Joline’s study on “Combination and triplet therapy for breast cancer patients” was an early phase clinical trial investigating a novel combination of targeted cancer treatments to understand its effect on patients with advanced refractory cancers. The study successfully showed that this combination had the potential to improve patient outc [...]

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Karmen Wong

Medical Director, Specialist in Medical Oncology | Singapore

Dr Karmen Wong is a medical oncologist with more than 30 years of clinical practice. She received her oncology training at the National University Hospital (NUH), National Cancer Centre, Singapore (NCC) and University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), who have a reputation for health sciences research and patient care under the HMDP scholarship. She helped establish the first multi-disciplinary breast cancer treatment in Singapore 20 years ago in NCC, which created a platform for treatment [...]

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Khoo Kei

Khoo Kei Siong

Deputy Medical Director and Senior Consultant | Singapore

Dr Khoo Kei Siong is a Deputy Medical Director and Senior Consultant, Medical Oncologist at Parkway Cancer Centre. His subspecialty interests are in breast cancer and gynaecological cancer. Dr Khoo Kei Siong graduated from the National University of Singapore and received his training in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology at the Singapore General Hospital. He was awarded the Singapore Government HMDP fellowship in 1993 to pursue advanced training and research in breast cancer at the Memor [...]

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Kiley Loh

Medical Oncologist | Singapore

Kiley Loh Dr Kiley Loh Wei-Jen graduated from the University of Melbourne, Australia in 2005. After stints at several tertiary healthcare centres in Melbourne for his basic physician training, he successfully entered the Victorian Medical Oncology Training Group programme to undertake subspecialty training in medical oncology. His medical oncology training included stints at Melbourne based hospitals; Alfred Hospital, Cabrini Hospital and the highly regarded Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.

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Komal Jhaveri

Medical Oncologist and Clinical Researcher, Breast Medicine and Early Drug Development | USA

Dr. Komal Jhaveri is an oncologist in New York, NY and is affiliated with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. She received her medical degree from KJ Somaiya Medical College and has been in practice 16 years. Dr. Jhaveri accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 416 doctors at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center who specializes in Oncology. She also speaks multiple languages, including Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi, and Urdu.

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Lee Soo

Lee Soo Chin

Head & Senior Consultant, Department of Haematology-Oncology | Singapore

Dr Lee obtained her medical degrees from the National University of Singapore and the Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom, and completed a fellowship in cancer genetics at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, United States. She is currently Head and Senior Consultant in Medical Oncology and Associate Director of Research at the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore, and Senior Principal Investigator at the Cancer Science Institute, Singapore. She is ex-Chairperson of the Chapter o [...]

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Mabel Wong

Senior Consultant in the Division of Medical Oncology | Singapore

Dr Mabel Wong is a Senior Consultant in the Division of Medical Oncology at National Cancer Centre Singapore, and Visiting Consultant at Changi General Hospital. She obtained her undergraduate medical degree from the National University of Singapore. Dr. Mabel has been practising in Singapore since 2008, focusing mainly on medical oncology. Her research interests include early phase clinical trials in breast and gynaecology oncology and neo-adjuvant therapy in breast cancer. She is part of th [...]

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Massimo Cristofanilli

Professor of Medicine & Director of Breast Medical Oncology | USA

Massimo Cristofanilli, MD, is an accomplished board-certified medical oncologist with more than two decades of experience as physician, investigator, researcher and leader. He has demonstrated original and innovative vision in the field of molecular diagnostics, liquid biopsy, translational research and drug development. Additionally, Dr. Cristofanilli has an extensive background in clinical trial design and is a key thought leader in the field of metastatic and locally advanced breast cancer.At [...]

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Mastura Yusof

Clinical Oncologist | Malaysia

Dr. Mastura Md Yusof's area of expertise in clinical oncology encompasses radiation therapy, medical oncology and cancer palliation as well as clinical research in breast, colorectal and gastrointestinal cancers and various cancer sites. For her outstanding work and efforts, Dr Mastura was awarded the Universiti Malaya Excellent award for 2014. Dr Mastura serves as consultant in various advisory boards and expert committee panels for cancer and cancer-related services in government such as g [...]

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Mikael Hartman

Professor | Singapore

A/Prof Mikael Hartman has been practising in Singapore since 2009 and is originally from Stockholm, Sweden where he received his training at Karolinska Institute. That is also where he received his board certification in General Surgery in 2005. Having completed his doctoral studies in the field of epidemiology in 2007, he specializes in the field of breast cancer etiology and prognostification as well as inheritance of cancer prognosis. He has been a co-recipient of the Breast Cancer Concept Aw [...]

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Nadia Harbeck

Professor | Germany

Nadia Harbeck, MD, PhD, is head of the Breast Center and holds the chair for Conservative Oncology at the Dept. of OB&GYN, University of Munich (LMU), Germany. She obtained her specialist degree (OB&GYN) at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and her medical degree from the University of Munich. From 2005-2009, she was an assistant professor and head of Conservative Senology at TUM and from 2009-2011, she was head of the Breast Center at the University of Cologne, Germany. Professor Harb [...]

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Nitesh Rohatgi

Medical Oncology, Palliative Care Physician | India

Dr. Nitesh Rohatgi is Senior Director Medical Oncology at Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram, he was previously working at the prestigious London Oncology Clinic (Leaders in Oncology care), Harley Street, London. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (U.K Edinburgh) as well as Royal Society of medicine. Besides being a key opinion leader in Oncology in India he has been a PI on clinical trials ( presently for BIRAC -Oncology ) and has much publication to his name. He was tr [...]

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Nur Fadhlina

Nur Fadhlina binti Abdul Satar

Clinical Oncologist | Malaysia

Dr Nur Fadhlina is a consultant in clinical oncologist and lecturer at University Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur. She graduated from University of Nottingham Medical School in 2006, and completed her MRCP in 2009. She was trained at University College London Hospital and Barts NHS Trust, and subsequently obtained FRCR and Masters in Clinical Oncology under Institute Cancer Research. She attained Certificate for Completion of Specialist Training (CCST) in 2017 from GMC (UK). Her interest in [...]

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Philippe Bedard

Associate Professor of Medicine | Canada

Philippe Bedard, MD, is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He is a Staff Medical Oncologist in the Division of Medical Oncology and a Principal Investigator in the Bras Drug Development Program at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. He is the co-contact Principal Investigator for the North American Star Consortium (NASC), a US National Cancer Institute (NCI) Experimental Therapeutics Clinical Trials Network (ETCTN) UM1-funded consortium that conducts early phase in [...]

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Rebecca Dent

Senior Consultant, Department of Medical Oncology | Singapore

Dr Rebecca Dent is Senior Consultant in the Department of Medical Oncology, National Cancer Centre Singapore and is Chief of the Breast Medical Oncology Service. She is also an Associate Professor at Duke-NUS Medical School. Dr Dent’s primary research interest is in the field of breast cancer, focusing on locally advanced breast cancer and triple-negative/basal-like breast cancers. She is principal investigator for several clinical trials for the treatment of preoperative and advanced breast c [...]

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Rina Hui

Clinical Professor, Senior Medical Oncologist | Australia

Rina Hui is a Clinical Professor at the University of Sydney and a Senior Medical Oncologist at the Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia. After completing her medical degree at The University of Sydney and specialist training at The Royal North Shore Hospital, Rina undertook translational research in molecular biology of breast cancer at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research and was awarded a PhD degree. Her major clinical interests are lung cancer and breas [...]

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Ryan Tan

Consultant | Singapore

Dr. Ryan is a Consultant in Division of Medical Oncology at National Cancer Centre Singapore.

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Samuel Ow

Consultant Medical Oncologist | Singapore

Dr Samuel Ow is a Consultant Medical Oncologist in the Department of Haematology-Oncology, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS). He obtained his medical degree from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, where he was awarded Distinction in Medicine, the Nestle Gold Medal, and placed on the Dean’s List for his academic achievements. He received the Dean’s Award for Outstanding House Officer of his entire cohort in 2007, and obtained the Master [...]

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Sara Tolaney

Medical Oncologist and Clinical Investigator | USA

Dr. Tolaney received her undergraduate degree from Princeton University in 1998 and her medical degree from UC San Francisco in 2002. She subsequently completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins University, and fellowships in hematology and medical oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. She obtained a Masters in Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health in 2007. In 2008, she joined the staff of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital, where [...]

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Shaheenah Dawood

Medical Oncologist | United Arab Emirates

Dr Shaheenah Dawood is a Consultant Medical Oncologist and Professor in Clinical Oncology in the United Arab Emirates. She was trained in medical oncology at McGill University Hospitals in Canada and subspecialized in breast cancer management at MD Anderson Cancer Center. During her training, she was awarded multiple scholar training awards besides ASCO merit awards. Dr Shaheenah has served as an editorial fellow at the New England Journal of Medicine and has an MPH from the Harvard School of Pu [...]

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Shanu Modi

Member of the Breast Medicine Service | USA

Shanu Modi, MD, is a Member of the Breast Medicine Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York City. She received her medical degree from the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada where she also completed a residency in internal medicine. She followed this with subspecialty training in medical oncology at the Cross Cancer Institute and subsequently completed a 4-year fellowship in Breast Cancer Research at MSKCC. She has been a full-time faculty member on the Brea [...]

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Shighera Saji

Professor | Japan


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Stephen Johnston

Consultant Medical Oncologist | United Kingdom

Stephen Johnston is the Head of Medical Oncology, Head of the Breast Unit, Professor of Breast Cancer Medicine and Consultant Medical Oncologist at The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and The Institute of Cancer Research, London. He was the first Director of the UK’s National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centre at The Royal Marsden from 2007 to 2012, and is currently Clinical Director of the Breast, Lung and AOS Clinical Business Unit at The Royal Marsden. He [...]

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Sudeep Gupta

Professor of Medical Oncology | India

Dr. Sudeep Gupta is a Professor of Medical Oncology at Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai, India. Dr. Gupta obtained his MBBS degree from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi in 1992. Dr. Gupta is an outstanding researcher and has special interests in breast cancer and gynecological malignancies and early drug development. In breast cancer Dr. Gupta’s areas of research include adjuvant therapy and management approach of metastasis from breast cancer.

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Sung-bae Kim

Professor | Korea South

Dr. Sung-Bae Kim is a Professor at Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. He attained his MD and PhD from Kyunghee University Medical School, completed clinical training in internal medicine at Ewha Womans University and undertook a clinical fellowship at Division of Hematology-Oncology at Asan Medical Center. He studied Experimental Transplantation and Immunology at the National Cancer Institute, Maryland, USA in 2000 as a postdoctoral fellow. Dr. Kim is [...]

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Timothy Tay

Consultant | Singapore

Dr Timothy Tay graduated from Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore and did his postgraduate residency training in Anatomical Pathology. Having completed his fellowship exams, he is a Fellow of both The Royal College of Pathologists (United Kingdom) as well as The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia. He has a special interest in Breast, Genitourinary and Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology and currently holds a Consultant position in the Singapore General Hospi [...]

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Tira Tan

Consultant Medical Oncologist | Singapore

Dr Tira Tan is a consultant medical oncologist at the National Cancer Centre Singapore with a clinical focus in the treatment of breast cancers and early phase drug development. Dr Tan chairs the pre-operative and young women’s breast cancer programs at NCCS and is the divisional deputy director of research as well as a primary and co-investigator on many early and late phase studies specifically in novel therapeutics and treatment strategies in triple negative breast cancer.

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Valerie Heong

Medical oncologist | Singapore

Dr. Valerie Heong is a medical oncologist at Tan Tock Seng Hospital. She received her medical degree from the University of Adelaide, Australia and subsequently trained in medical oncology in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. She obtained a PhD in molecular biology from the Department of Medical Biology, University of Melbourne, Australia and subsequently moved to Singapore. During her PhD she was awarded the Ovarian Cancer Australia Postgraduate Scholarship and the Bev Gray Ovarian Cancer PhD Sch [...]

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Virote Sriuranpong

Medicine, Oncology (Cancer) | Thailand

"Medical School: - M.D., Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, 1990 Board Certifications: - Diploma of The Thai Board of Internal Medicine, 1994 - Diploma of The Thai Board of Medical Oncology, 2004"

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Winnie Yeo

Professor | Hong Kong

Professor Winnie Yeo graduated from King’s College Hospital, University of London. She underwent postgraduate training in Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, and at King’s College, Westminster and Royal Marsden Hospitals in London before returning to Hong Kong. Professor Yeo was the Chairman of the Medical Oncology Specialty of the Hong Kong College of Physicians between 2007 and 2013. She is an Honorary Consultant in the Department of Clinical Oncology, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong [...]

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Wong Fuh

Wong Fuh Yong

Senior Consultant | Singapore

Wong Fuh Yong Dr Wong Fuh Yong is a senior consultant with the Division of Radiation Oncology, NCCS. He received his medical education at NUS and qualified as a Clinical Oncologist with the Royal college of Radiology, UK in 2007. He specializes in breast oncology, neuro-oncology and the use of stereotactic radiosurgery for both benign and malignant indications.

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Yap Yoon

Yap Yoon Sim

Senior Consultant in the Department of Medical Oncology | Singapore

Dr Yoon-Sim Yap is a Senior Consultant in the Department of Medical Oncology at National Cancer Centre Singapore, and Visiting Consultant at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital. She obtained her undergraduate medical degree from the University of Adelaide in Australia, and is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. Dr. Yap has been practicing in Singapore since 2006, focusing mainly on breast cancer. Dr. Yap also aims to promote cancer awareness in the local population throu [...]

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Yen-Shen Lu

Physician | Taiwan

He is a initiator, protocol writer, principal investigator and co-principal investigator for various clinical trials over the years. He has written over 30 conference papers and published over 60 journals in different international peer-reviewed journals, including Lancet Oncology and Cancer Research. Dr. Lu is also the co-author in a book chapter entitled ‘Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors in Cancer Therapy’.

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Yeon Hee

Yeon Hee Park

Associate Professor of Medicine | Korea South

Yeon Hee Park, MD, professor, Breast Cancer Center, Division of Hematology-Oncology, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, discusses the utility and benefit of fam-trastuzumab deruxtecan-nxki (Enhertu) in HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer, specifically in patients with central nervous system (CNS) metastases.

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Youwanush Kongdan

. | Thailand


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