Up to Date on the Actuality of the Breast Cancer Prevention

Organised by IWG Italian Women’s group

Fact, prevention tips, risks factors of breast cancer
10:00 registration
10:30 to 12:30

Prof . Philip Iau
Dr Anthony Tang
Dr Giorgia Pastorin

Speakers Biography:
Associate Professor Philip Iau
MBBS (S’pore), FRCS (Edin) MD-PhD (NUS)
Designation: Head & Senior Consultant, Division of General Surgery (Trauma), Department of Surgery, University Surgical Cluster, National University Hospital
Senior Consultant, Division of General Surgery (Breast Surgery), Department of Surgery, University Surgical Cluster, National University Hospital Leader, Breast Oncology Tumour Group, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore
Specialty: Surgery
Sub Specialty: Breast Surgery
Medical and Surgical Conditions: Breast Cancer, Breast Cyst, Breast Lumps, Breast Pain (Mastalgia), Fibroadenoma, Gynacomastia, Nipple Discharge
Special Interest: Breast cancer genetic predisposition, Sentinel node biopsy, Breast cancer metastasis, Trauma-related coagulopathy, Multiple organ failure

Dr Anthony Tang
MBBS(Monash), MMed(Surgery), FRCSEdin(Gen Surg), MPH(Clinical Epi)
Consultant Breast Oncoplastic Surgeon, Medical Director
Dr Anthony Tang is a specialist Breast Cancer surgeon, with clinical interests in Breast Conservation Surgery, Breast Reconstruction (Oncoplasty) and Sentinel Node Biopsy (for minimal lymph node removal).

Dr Giorgia Pastorin
Giorgia Pastorin received her MSc degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology in 2000 and her Ph.D. in 2004 from the University of Trieste (Italy). She spent two years of her postDoc at the CNRS in Strasbourg (France), where she specialized on drug delivery.
She joined the National University of Singapore in June 2006, as Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy-Faculty of Science. She was promoted to Associate Professor in 2011, Assistant Head in 2014 and Deputy Head in 2016; she is currently Assistant Dean (Research) at the Faculty of Science and Director of the Pharmaceutical Innovation and Research Center in NUS. She is the Editor of two books related to drug delivery and author in more than 120 articles on internationally peer-reviewed journals including Nature Nanotechnology, Biomaterials, Nanoscale etc. For the work performed by her BioNano-Technology group in NUS , she received the Young Scientist Award (2015).

Event Date:
Tuesday, 8 October 2019
Event Time:
10.30 am -12.30 pm
Auditorium ASTC NUH
2 Lower Kent Ridge Wing Second Level
Singapore 119074
Free of charge
Contact Person:
Michela Zanata
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