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【Online Webinar】Management of Breast Cancers - Dr Choo Bok Ai

July 1, 2020


Organisers/主办机构: NTU Chinese Medicine Clinic/ 南大中医

Area of focus: Traditional Chinese Medicine


Open to: TCM physicians only/ 只限中医师

Date/日期: 25 July 2020, Saturday / 2020年7月25日,星期六


Time/时间: 2PM - 4PM

Venue/ 地点: Online

Mode of course: Lesson

Medium: English/ 英文


NTU BMS Alumni - $15

Other Singapore Registered TCM Physicians - $30


CPE points/ 继续教育学分: 2 (non-core)


Speaker/ 主讲者: Dr Choo Bok Ai 



Dr Choo graduated from the University of Aberdeen, UK in 1998 and went on to obtain his postgraduate internal medicine training qualification from the Royal College of Physicians in London in 2002. He completed his clinical oncology specialist training in 2007 in Birmingham, UK, and is a Fellow of the UK Royal College of Radiologists. He joined the Academy of Medicine Singapore as a Fellow in 2013 and is currently the Chairman of the Chapter of Radiation Oncology. Dr Choo was the 2011 treasurer of the Singapore Society of Oncology and an Assistant Professor in Medicine at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, from 2011-2018.


His practice includes radiation therapy technologies, precision medicine and the treatment of breast, gynaecological, head and neck, skin and sarcoma cancers. Dr Choo is skilled in the use of IMRT, IGRT, VMAT, RapidArc, SBRT and SRS in treating cancers. He helped set up MRI-based cervical interstitial and intracavity brachytherapy during his tenure at National University Hospital from 2009-2018, and has taught at various postgraduate teaching courses within the region.


Dr Choo was the principal investigator in three cervical cancer clinical and translational trials and a co-investigator in nine others. As part of these trials, he successfully obtained grants from the National Cancer Institute Singapore, Terry Fox and the New Investigator Grant from the National Medical Research Council Singapore. He has published over 25 peer review articles in medical journals and wrote the chapter on clinical research in the Encyclopaedia of Radiation Oncology. He speaks regularly at local, regional and international meetings.


Dr Choo has a strong commitment to patient care from diagnosis to treatment and beyond. In 2010, he established the NCIS Nasopharyngeal Cancer Patient Support Group, of which he was the medical advisor, and started the Befriender’s peer-to-peer supportive service. In 2016, he founded the Singapore Sarcoma Support Group and acted as the medical advisor. He organises yearly public forums to raise cancer awareness and was awarded the Singapore Patient Advocate Award in 2016 for his work in patient supportive services. In 2017, He founded the Dream Maker initiative to grant wishes to the terminally ill. In 2018, he received an accolade in the Healthcare Humanity award from the President of Singapore with an honourable mention.


Overview/ 内容: 


The talk will focus on the diagnosis, screening and treatment of breast cancer. Various surgical options including reconstruction surgery after mastectomy and an overview of the management of breat cancer using chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormonal and targeted treatments will also be presented.


To register/报名网址: click here!


For more information, please call NTU Chinese Medicine Clinic at 65921728

想知道更多课程详情,请联络 65921728




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