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Dr. Ang Cher Siang

Dr. Ang Cher Siang

Designation: Specialist

Medical Oncology

Language spoken: English, Mandarin, Hokkien

Hospital Affiliation:
Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
Mount Alvernia Hospital

Clinic Address:
OncoCare Cancer Centre (Mount Alvernia)
820 Thomson Road #08-53 Singapore 574623

Operating Hours: Mon-Fri: 08:30AM - 05:30PM
Sat: 08:30AM - 12:30PM

Tel: 62508160

Fax: 62508161

Clinic Address:
OncoCare Cancer Centre (Gleneagles)
6 Napier Road #02-17/18/19 Singapore 258499

Operating Hours:  Mon-Fri: 08:30AM - 05:30PM
Sat: 08:30AM - 12:30PM

Tel: 67337890

Fax: 67337891

Clinic Address:
OncoCare Cancer Centre (Mount Elizabeth)
3 Mount Elizabeth #17-05 Singapore 228510

Operating Hours:  Mon-Fri: 08:30AM - 05:30PM
Sat: 08:30AM - 12:30PM

Tel: 68365201

Fax: 68365202

He has been actively involved in clinical and translational research for many years, in breast and other cancers. These have involved international trials of chemotherapy drugs currently in active use and newer targeted therapy drugs such as herceptin, lapatinib and sunitinib. He was principal investigator for more than 10 clinical trials for cancer drug development.

Research work by Dr Ang has been published in both local and international journals including, New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Chest, Lancet Oncology, Seminars in Oncology, Cancer Epidemiology Biomarker & Prevention, Clinical Cancer Research, Clinical Genetics, Pharmacogenomics and Respiratory Medicine. He was also the editor and main author of a book on breast cancer, "Illustrative Cases in Breast Cancer" (2006). He has also been a reviewer for several medical journals, including American Journal of Clinical Oncology, World Journal of Surgical Oncology, Annals of Academy of Medicine Singapore and Oncology journal.

With respect to public service, he was National Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2005 co-chairman, involving the Singhealth and NHG cluster hospitals, Breast Cancer Foundation and Singapore Cancer Society. He has conducted lectures for University undergraduates, postgraduate doctors training in medical oncology, training nurses and public forums by the Breast Cancer Foundation and the Singapore Cancer Society. He had been one of the speakers for the first Singapore Medical Oncology Review Course (2007) and the first regional Asian Oncology Summit, 2009 involving local and regional oncology doctors.

Professional Positions and Memberships:
He is a Member of the Royal College of Physicians in the United Kingdom (International Medicine). He was the leading breast cancer oncologist of the Breast Cancer Workgroup (2002) for National Cancer Centre and Singhealth cluster and was involved in the cluster Breast Cancer Health Management Plan (2003). He was program leader for the Public Cancer Education with Singhealth Cancer Service Development Line (2004).

Dr. Ang obtained his MBBS from the National University of Singapore in 1991, followed by his Master in Medicine in 1997.

Awards and Publications
Awarded the Ministry of Health Manpower Development Programme (HMDP) Scholarship to train at Dana Farber Cancer Institute, (Teaching Affiliates of Harvard Medical School), Boston USA 2000-2001.
In clinical patient care, he was awarded the National Excellent Service Award (EXSA) in 2005.
Established the Cancer Genetics Service in National Cancer Centre and pioneered the first comprehensive study of cancer genetic testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes in an Asian population. In 2003, he was commissioned to write a paper for the National Bioethics Advisory Committee as part of the framework to develop ethical, legal and social issues in genetic testing.

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