MBBS (Singapore) – M.Med (Singapore) – MRCP (United Kingdom) – FAMS (Medical Oncology) – MHsc (Duke, USA)
Dr Wong Nan Soon is a Senior Consultant Medical Oncologist with more than 15 years of experience in the diagnosis and management of a wide range of cancers.
His subspecialty interests are in the field of breast cancer and gastrointestinal cancers (which include colon cancer, rectal cancer, anal cancer, biliary cancer, pancreatic cancer, liver cancer, GI stromal cancers (GIST) and neuroendocrine cancers.
In addition, he is also well versed in the treatment of a wide variety of cancers which include uterine cancer, cervical cancer and ovarian cancers.
He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore in 1994 and obtained the degrees of Master’s in Internal Medicine and Membership of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom in 2000.
In 2003, he completed advanced specialty training in general medical oncology.
This was followed by a 1 year clinical fellowship sub-specializing in breast medical oncology in Sunnybrook and Women’s Health Science Centre, Toronto, Canada where he trained under world renowned breast oncologists including Professor Kathleen Pritchard.
He was promoted to the position of consultant in 2006 and subsequently rose to the position of senior consultant and chief of breast team in the department of medical oncology, National Cancer Centre Singapore in 2009.
In 2009, he was awarded the prestigious Singapore National Medical Research Council overseas research fellowship to develop expertise in phase I clinical trials at Duke University, North Carolina, USA. During this year, he broadened his subspecialty interest to encompass gastrointestinal cancers, training under Professor Herbert Hurwitz. He also underwent further training in biostatistics and clinical research methodology, graduating with a master’s degree in health science research.
With this knowledge and experience in novel drug combinations, he is able to offer cutting edge medical treatment for both early stage cancers and also drug resistant difficult to treat advanced cancers.