Dr Tan Sing Huang

Senior Consultant, Department of Haematology-Oncology, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS)
Program Director (Oncology Senior Residency), National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS)
Assistant Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore

Dr Tan Sing Huang obtained her medical degrees from the National University of Singapore (MBBS), the Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom [MRCP(UK)] and the Masters of Medicine (S’pore). She later completed her advanced specialist training in Medical Oncology at National University Hospital, and in the interim, did a research fellowship with the RUNX research group in Biopolis, Singapore under a National Medical Research-Singapore (NMRC) Totalisator Medical Research Fellowship Award She then completed a postgraduate research fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Centre in Baltimore where she was involved in epigenetics research and clinical work pertaining to breast cancer.

She sits on the committee of the National Healthcare Group Domain-Specific Ethics Review Boards and is also currently Vice President of the Singapore Society of Oncology. Her interests are in the treatment of patients with breast cancer and she is also involved in breast cancer clinical trials by actively participating in several multi-centre breast cancer clinical trials as well as having initiated research studies pertaining to breast cancer epigenetics. She has contributed chapters on chemotherapy treatment of metastatic breast cancer in an international breast cancer textbook and published clinical and research articles in peer-reviewed international journals in relation to breast cancer and epigenetics. She is also actively involved in education and is the Program Director of the medical oncology fellowship program in the NCIS.

Education and Fellowships
MBBS (S’pore), MRCP, M Med (Int Med), FAMS

Specialty Interests
• Breast Cancer

Awards and Honours
• NUH Teaching Excellence Award Sept 2014
• National Medical Research Council Clinician Investigator Salary Support Program (CISSP) Award 2012
• Merit Award for Oral Presentation 10th International Conference of The Asian Clinical Oncology Society (Seoul, Korea); June 2012
• Research-Investigator-Scientist Enabler (RISE) Grant Scheme Award 2008
• Sunny Side-Up Award 2008
• Sunny Side-Up WOW Award 2008
• National Medical Research-Singapore Totalisator Medical Research Fellowship Award 2003 – 2004

Professional Memberships
• Singapore Society of Oncology- Vice President
• American Society of Clinical Oncology
• Fellowship Academy of Medicine, Singapore

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