2022 Speakers


Aaron Tan

National Cancer Centre, Singapore

Aaron is currently a Senior Resident Physician at the National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS), having completed his specialty training in Medical Oncology in Sydney, Australia. He also completed a PhD in cancer drug discovery at The University of Sydney. His current research focus is in early phase clinical trials and lung cancer translational research. He also has a keen interest in the design and conduct of early and late phase clinical trials. As an early career researcher, he has received nu [...]

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Amit Jain

National Cancer Centre, Singapore

Dr Amit Jain is a practicing clinician scientist who does translational research. He focuses on lung cancer and head and neck cancer.

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Aparna Dhar

SRL, India

Dr. Aparna Dhar is a Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and University of Glasgow trained Medical Geneticist and Genetic Counsellor. She has over fifteen years of experience in academia, hereditary cancers and personalized genomic testing for guiding patient treatment and management. Over 10,000 families have benefitted from her Cancer Genetics clinic. She has also gained experience as a Research fellow, Medical Geneticist & Genetic counsellor at Mayo Clinic, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Nat [...]

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Ava Kwong

The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Professor Ava Kwong is the Chief of Division of Breast Surgery, Daniel CK Yu Professor in Breast Cancer Research and Clinical Professor at The University of Hong Kong and The University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital. She founded Hong Kong Hereditary Breast Cancer Family Registry, where she serves as the Chairman. Professor Kwong’s research interests focus on breast and ovarian cancer genetics, advanced surgical technologies, epidemiology, psychosocial studies and clinical trials in oncologica [...]

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Chiang Jianbang

National Cancer Centre, Singapore

Dr Chiang Jianbang is an Associate Consultant in Medical Oncology at the National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS). He focuses on cancer genetics in NCCS and works with a team of dedicated geneticist and genetic counsellors. He hopes to empower patients, family members and healthcare professionals with cancer genetics knowledge to improve personal and public health. His interests are in clinical cancer genetics, genomic medicine and implementation science.

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Eileen M.

Eileen M. O’Reilly

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA

Dr. Eileen M. O’Reilly is an Associate Member of the GI Medical Oncology service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Dr. O’Reilly received her medical degree at Trinity College (Dublin University) in Ireland. She completed her residency training in Ireland and Fellowship training at MSKCC and has been a faculty member in the GI Oncology service at MSKCC since that time. Dr. O’ [...]

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Frances Que

St Luke’s College of Medicine, Philippines

Dr Frances Victoria Que completed her internal medicine residency and medical oncology fellowship training at St Luke’s Medical Center, Quezon City, Philippines, an observership in cancer genetics at the National University Hospital Singapore, and cancer genomic medicine fellowship training at the National Cancer Center Singapore. She is currently a clinical instructor at the St Luke’s College of Medicine, Philippines, and an active consultant for internal medicine, medical oncology, and can [...]

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Jack Chan

National Cancer Centre Singapore, Singapore

Dr Jack Chan is a Consultant Medical Oncologist practising at National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) and KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore. His subspecialty interests are gynaecological cancers and breast cancer. A Clinical Assistant Professor at Duke-NUS Medical School, his research interests include early and late phase clinical trials and translational work in gynaecological and breast cancers. He is the Principal Investigator of investigator-initiated and industry-sponsored [...]

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Jason Chan

National Cancer Centre, Singapore

Dr Jason Chan is a Consultant Medical Oncologist, with special clinical interests in lymphomas and rare cancers including sarcomas and melanomas. His key research interests lie in unravelling the causes and molecular pathobiology of rare cancers with the aim of improving clinical care of patients inflicted with these diseases. He concurrently serves as Director of the Cancer Discovery Hub and Deputy Director of Medical Oncology Research at the National Cancer Centre Singapore.

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Johan Chan

National Cancer Centre, Singapore

Dr Johan Chan is a Consultant in the Division of Medical Oncology of the National Cancer Centre Singapore. He completed his medical oncology specialty training in Australia. As part of his specialist training, he completed a fellowship in National Cancer Centre Singapore and continued practising as an Associate Consultant. His research interest includes GU oncology and Geriatric oncology.

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Joline Lim

National University Cancer Institute, Singapore

Dr Joline Lim is a Consultant and Clinician Scientist at the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore. Her primary clinical and research interests are in breast oncology and early phase clinical trials, with a special focus on the development of novel anti-cancer therapeutic agents and biomarkers. Dr Lim graduated from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University Singapore in 2007, and commenced her basic specialist training in NUH. This phase of training, which saw her co [...]

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Karmen Wong

Icon Cancer Centre, Singapore

Dr. Karmen Wong is a medical oncologist with over than 20 years of clinical practice. She received her oncology training in 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 in [...]

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Lim Geok

Lim Geok Hoon

KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Singapore

Dr Lim Geok Hoon Head and Senior Consultant at Breast Department, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital and Clinical Associate Professor with Duke-NUS Medical School. She is trained in oncoplastic breast surgery and believes that a good cosmetic breast result is as paramount as a safe oncological outcome. She has several publications with most of her works focusing specifically on the surgical oncoplastic techniques most applicable to Asian women. She also has a special interest in genetic brea [...]

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Lynn Fink

XING Genomic Services, Australia

Following a successful academic career in computational cancer genomics research, Lynn made the leap to industry in order to focus on using novel and disruptive technologies to address unmet clinical needs. Lynn has been involved in large, international research consortia including the International Cancer Genome Consortium (ICGC), which has resulted in a major resource of almost 3,000 whole cancer genomes, underpinning most cancer genome research projects.

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Mark Robson

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA

Mark Robson, MD, is an Associate Attending Physician of the Clinical Genetics and Breast Medicine Service in the Department of Medicine at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He received his B.Sc. from Washington and Lee University and his MD from the University of Virginia. He performed residency and fellowship training at Walter Reed Army Medical center before coming to Memorial Sloan Kettering in 1996. He is currently the Clinic Director of the Clinical Genetics Service and the chair of t [...]

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Mastura Md Yusof

Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Dr. Mastura is a Consultant in Clinical Oncology and Radiotherapy, practising at Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur and Subang Jaya Medical Centre which are the two oldest and most established comprehensive cancer centres in Malaysia. After 17 years of clinical practice with the Oncology departments of government hospitals, out of which,10 years was academic practice at Universiti Malaya, she switched to full-time private practice in 2015. In her previous post as an Associate Professor and a Consul [...]

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Michael Friedlander

Prince of Wales Hospital, Australia

Michael Friedlander is conjoint Professor of Medicine at the University of NSW and a medical oncologist at the Prince of Wales Hospital and Royal Hospital for Women. He has a broad range of research interests with a focus on clinical trials for women with breast and gynaecologic cancers as well as incorporating patient reported outcomes as endpoints into clinical trials. Over the course of his career, he has had a leading role in gynecological cancer clinical trials nationally and internationall [...]

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Nitesh Rohatgi

Fortis Memorial Research Institute, India

Dr. Nitesh Rohatgi is Senior Director Medical Oncology at Fortis Healthcare. He has has over 21 years of experience as a Medical Oncologist. He received his MBBS from the University of Delhi in 1998 and his DNB-Medical Oncology from the same institution in 2000. Dr. Nitesh Rohatgi is a fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and has a large record of publications to his name. His clinical interests include Cancer treatment, Melanoma treatment, Lung Cancer treatment, Hormone Therapy for Breast C [...]

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Pongwut Danchaivijitr

Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand

Dr. Pongwut Danchaivijitr is a medical oncologist having 14+ years of experience in this field. He is adept in diagnosing and treating cancer in adults using chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, biological therapy, and targeted therapy.His area of interest is medical oncology.

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Ryan Tan

National Cancer Centre, Singapore

Ryan Tan is a Medical Oncologist at National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) with a focus in Breast and Gynecological cancer. He does informatics research at NCCS: an exciting field as converging technological advancements in genomic sequencing, molecular biology and big data analytics characterize cancer with increasing precision.

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Samuel Ow

National University Cancer Institute, 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. Dr Samuel Ow’s clinical and research interests are in Breast Cancer and Clinical Cancer Genetics. He is an Ass [...]

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See Hui Ti

Mount Elizabeth Hospitals and Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore

Dr See Hui Ti is a medical oncologist at Mount Elizabeth Hospitals and Gleneagles Hospital, Singapore. Having registered with the General Medical Council in the UK in 1996, Dr See worked at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, UK, before continuing her internal medicine training at the Singapore General Hospital. Dr See was awarded the HMDP fellowship in 2002 after completing advanced oncology training at the National Cancer Centre.

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Shaheenah Dawood

Mediclinic City Hospital, 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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Shona Nag

Sahayadri Group of Hospitals, India

One of Pune’s best breast cancer specialists and medical oncologist, Dr Shona Nag is known for her work in women’s health – especially breast cancer and cervical cancer. With over 27 years of practise, Dr Shona Nag, who studied medicine in Pune’s BJ Medical College, followed by an oncology fellowship at Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai, has made it her mission to encourage everyone to understand cancer better, particularly women.Currently the director, oncology at Sahayadri Group of Hosp [...]

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Sock Hoai

National Cancer Centre Singapore, Singapore

Sock Hoai Chan, Ph.D., is a Senior Research Fellow at Cancer Genetics Service, National Cancer Centre Singapore. A molecular biologist by training, she is experienced in cancer genetics, having authored over 20 publications on cancer predisposition and clinical genetics during her post-doctoral fellowship at National Cancer Centre Singapore. Leveraging on next-generation sequencing and functional profiling methods, her research interest is in understanding the genetics and molecular mechanisms u [...]

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Tan Wei

Tan Wei Chong

National Cancer Centre, Singapore

Dr Tan is currently an associate consultant with the National Cancer Centre Singapore. He obtained his basic medical degree from Monash University, Australia in 2013, completed his Residency in Internal Medicine in Singapore in 2018, and subsequently completed his senior residency in Medical Oncology in 2021 in National Cancer Centre Singapore.

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Teh Yi Lin

National Cancer Centre, Singapore

Dr Teh is a medical oncologist in the Division of Medical Oncology at National Cancer Centre Singapore. She specialises in bladder cancer, head and neck cancer, kidney cancer, larynx cancer, lung cancer, nasopharyngeal cancer, prostate cancer, testicular cancer and thyroid cancer. She is also a Clinical Instructor at Duke-NUS Medical School.

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Toh Chee Keong

Curie Oncology, Singapore

Dr Toh is a medical oncologist who sub-specializes in thoracic oncology including lung cancers and thymic cancers, genitourinary oncology including prostate, kidney, bladder and testicular cancers, as well as head and neck cancers. He was working at the National Cancer Centre Singapore for majority of his career, with a 3 year-stint intercalated at Raffles Cancer Centre where he was director of clinical research, before joining Curie Oncology. Throughout the years, he was involved in clinical w [...]

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Valerie Heong

Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 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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Ying-Wen Su

Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taiwan

Dr. Ying-Wen Su is a Senior Attending Physician in the Department of Hematology and Oncology at Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taiwan.

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Zhang Zewen

National Cancer Centre, Singapore

Dr Zhang Zewen is an Associate Consultant in the Department of Medical Oncology, National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS), and subspecialized in Breast and Gynecology Cancer. His primary research interest is in Cancer Genetics, and is part of the Cancer Genetics Service team over at NCCS . In addition, he believes in clinical education and mentorship, and holds the appointment of Clinical Instructor with the SingHealth Duke-NUS Oncology Academic Clinical Programme.

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