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Elgene Lim

Professor | Australia

Prof Elgene Lim was awarded his medical degree from the University of Melbourne. He obtained his medical oncology fellowship from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2006, and subsequently embarked on a PhD as a National Breast Cancer Foundation Scholar at the Walter & Eliza Hall Institute with eminent Australian breast cancer researchers Professors Jane Visvader & Geoffrey Lindemann. His research identified the aberrant cells in carriers of the BRCA1 mutant gene, a hereditary breast [...]

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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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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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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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Veronique Tan

Head & Senior Consultant Breast Surgery | Singapore

Dr Veronique Tan is a general surgeon with sub-specialty interest in breast surgery. She trained in Breast Surgical Oncology at the National Cancer Centre Singapore and completed her Singhealth HMDP Fellowship in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery – a subspecialty that incorporates breast surgical oncology with plastic surgical techniques for partial and postmastectomy breast reconstruction in breast cancer surgery, at the Nottingham Breast Institute, UK. She aims to contribute to the multidisciplinar [...]

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Virginia Kaklamani

Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology | USA

Dr. Virginia G. Kaklamani is a professor of medicine in the division of hematology/oncology at UT Health San Antonio and is the leader of the Breast Cancer Program at UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Kaklamani completed her medical training with honors at the University of Athens and her residency in internal medicine at Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Boston. She completed her fellowship in hematology/oncology at Northwestern University. She also received a master of science de [...]

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Wong Nan

Wong Nan Soon

Medical Oncologist | Singapore

Dr Wong Nan Soon is an oncologist practising at Gleneagles Hospital and Mount Elizabeth Hospitals, Singapore. His subspecialty interests are in breast cancer and gastrointestinal cancer. He completed his advanced specialty training in general medical oncology in 2003, and subsequently a clinical fellowship subspecializing in breast medical oncology in Sunnybrook and Women’s Health Science Centre in Canada, where he trained under world-renowned breast oncologists including Professor Kathleen Pr [...]

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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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