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NCCS Lunch Time CME
Date: 19 August 2022, Friday, from 1pm to 2pm

GP Lunch Time CME - Breast Cancer & Common Psychosocial Issues among cancer patients.
1 CME point will be awarded.

Discussion Topics:
- Breast Cancer : Updates in endocrine and immunotherapy.
- Current perspectives in radiotherapy for adjuvant breast cancers.
- Common psychosocial issues among cancer patients: Assessment and Management.

Speakers:
- Dr Mabel Wong, Senior Consultant, Division of Medical Oncology.
- Dr Wong Fuh Yong, Senior Consultant, Division of Radiation Oncology.
- Dr Irene Teo, Principal Psychologist, Psychosocial Oncology.

Aug 19, 2022 01:00 PM in Singapore

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Speakers

Dr Mabel Wong
Senior Consultant @Division of Medical Oncology
Dr Mabel Wong 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 the core faculty for Senior Residency Program (Medical Oncology) in curriculum planning and a clinical tutor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Singapore. Her other appointments include being the Chairperson, Chemotherapy Safety Committee at the National Cancer Centre aside from her role as an educator.
Dr Wong Fuh Yong
Senior Consultant @Division of Radiation Oncology
Dr Wong Fuh Yong 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. He is active in research in breast cancers. He has received support and funding from various agencies to introduce new treatment modality into NCCS and Singapore. Dr Wong is interested in the health economics of cancer care and cancer epidemiology and is in several collaborations involving researchers from other hospitals and government agencies.
Dr Irene Teo
Principle Psychologist @Psychosocial Oncology
Dr. Teo's is a clinical health psychologist and is trained as a clinician and researcher. She graduated from the University of Houston before completing her training at Duke University Medical Center and post-doctoral fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center. She is currently a principal psychologist at the National Cancer Centre Singapore where she works with patients on coping with cancer-related distress, body image/sexuality changes and behavioural management of symptoms.