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Conquering Female Cancers

Saturday, Nov 16, 2019, 01:00 pm - 05:30 pm

Bayfront Avenue, Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Singapore, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore, , Singapore
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Conquering Female Cancers

A seminar on understanding female cancers and how being knowledgeable can help keep cancer at bay.

Join our panel of oncologists and surgeons as they discuss the various types of female cancers and how recognizing the symptoms early can lead to a healthier and better quality of life.

 

1pm - 1.40pm

Opening Symposium

 

Current Advancements in Treating Female Cancer

Speakers : Dr Karmen Wong, Dr Choo Bok Ai

Overview of the current advancement in medical and radiation oncology treatment of female cancers  (mainly Breast & Gynaecological cancers)

 

Advances in Surgical Treatment of Gynaecological Cancers

Speaker : Gynaecologist Specialising in Gynaecological Cancer Surgery

New developments for minimally invasive surgical techniques in treatment of cancers

(Gynaecological cancers )

 

1.50pm to 2.50pm

Plenary Session 1 

  1. Dr Choo Bok Ai ( Specialist in Medical Oncology ) : Latest radiation therapy treatments for female cancers” 
  2. Dr Germaine Xu ( Breast Oncoplastic & General Surgeon)  : What are the symptoms to look out for in breast cancer? Issues that young breast cancer patients face.
  3. Dr Lee Guek Eng ( Specialist in Medical Oncology ) : Understanding breast cancer treatment for women at all ages – in young women, during pregnancy and after menopause
  4. Dr Shang Yeap ( Specialist in Medical Oncology ) : Advances in the treatment of common cancers affecting women
  5. Gynaecologist Specialising in Gynaecological Cancer Surgery : Advances in surgical treatment of gynaecological cancers

 

2.50pm to 3.10 pm

Tea Break 

 

3.10pm to 4.10pm

Plenary Session 2  ( Choice of one session )

  1. Dr Choo Bok Ai ( Specialist in Medical Oncology ) : Latest radiation therapy treatments for female cancers” 
  2. Dr Germaine Xu ( Breast Oncoplastic & General Surgeon)  : What are the symptoms to look out for in breast cancer? Issues that young breast cancer patients face.
  3. Dr Lee Guek Eng ( Specialist in Medical Oncology ) : Understanding breast cancer treatment for women at all ages – in young women, during pregnancy and after menopause
  4. Dr Shang Yeap ( Specialist in Medical Oncology ) : Advances in the treatment of common cancers affecting women
  5. Gynaecologist Specialising in Gynaecological Cancer Surgery : Advances in surgical treatment of gynaecological cancers

 

4.15pm to 5.30 pm

Closing Session 

  1. Cancer Survivorship : “I’m Positive” - Personal stories from cancer survivors
  2. Panel Discussion with Specialists