Dr Alvin Wong

Senior Consultant, Department of Haematology-Oncology, National University Cancer Institute Singapore (NCIS)

Dr Alvin Wong graduated from NUS in 1992 and completed his training in medical oncology with the Department of Haematology Oncology in 2001 where he now serves as senior consultant. He did a laboratory stint in Tumor Immunology at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore in 2002. He sub-specializes in genitourinary malignancies (kidney, prostate, bladder and germ cell cancers). His research collaborations include the investigation of Tumor Associated Macrophages in Renal Cell Carcinoma (Singapore Immunology Network) and the epidemiology of prostate cancer (NUS Epidemiology & Public Health). His has published on a range of topics in local and international journals. His also maintains a lively interest in Asian lung cancer and bioethical issues.

Education and Fellowships

Awards and Honours
• Singapore Medical Association Bronze Medal1992
• First Mekie Book Prize 1992
• HMDP Fellowship Dec 2001-Nov 2002
• NMRC Research Fellowship Dec 2002-May 2003
• NHG Researcher-Investigator-Scientist Enabler (RISE) Grant 2008
• NKF Grant 2008-2011

Specialty Interests
• Urological/Prostate Cancer
• Lung Cancer
• Sarcoma

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