October / November 2008
AWARD WINNERS, NEW APPOINTMENTS AND MORE...
NCCS SHARES LIMELIGHT AT SCIENTIFIC MEETING
Pictured below, from left to right: Dr Joanne Ngeow (right), Dr Ang Mei-Kim, Dr Ho Gay Hui (right) and Mr William Chin Wei Lim (left).
taff from Outram Campus, namely, SGH, NCCS, National Dental Centre, National Heart Centre, National Neuroscience Institute SGH Campus, Singapore National Eye Centre and Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School were invited to submit an abstract of their work to compete in 13 award categories. Dr Joanne Ngeow, Registrar of the Medical Oncology Department clinched the Young Investigator’s Award (Clinical) with her paper on “PET/CT versus Conventional CT Scans and Bone Marrow Biopsy in the Initial Staging of Lymphoma Patients: A Comparative Analysis”.
Three doctors and a Research Officer from National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS) each walked away as winners at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) 17th Annual Scientific Meeting which was held from 25th to 26th April 2008 at the College of Medicine Building.
Her department colleague, Dr Ang Mei-Kim, an Associate Consultant, won the Best Poster (Clinical) prize for her work which featured “A Promising New Chemoimmunotherapy Regimen for Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma”. Dr Ho Gay Hui, Senior Consultant of the Surgical Oncology Department, took home the second prize in the Best Oral Paper (Clinical). Her winning paper “Cancer Miss Rate in Women Under 30 Who Undergone Excision Biopsy of Clinically Benign Breast Lumps without Preoperative Ultrasonography”.
The Best Oral Paper (Scientist) prize was awarded to Mr William Chin Wei Lim, Research Officer of the Laboratory of Photodynamic Diagnosis and Treatment in the Medical Sciences Division, for his paper on “Membrane Transport Enhancement of Chlorin e6 – Polyvinylpyrrolidone and its Photodynamic Efficacy on the Chick Chorioallantoic Model”.
Published on Sep 30, 2008