- OncoCare Cancer Centre
Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre
- Gleneagles Hospital Singapore
- Mount Alvernia Hospital Singapore
- Mount Elizabeth Hospital Singapore
- Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital Singapore
- MBBS – National University of Singapore
English, Mandarin, Hokkien, Teochew, Malay, Bahasa Indonesia
Dr Peter Ang graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1991. He obtained his Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine) and Membership of the Royal College of Physician (United Kingdom) in 1997. In 2000, he was awarded the Ministry of Health Manpower Development Programme Scholarship to train at Dana Farber Cancer Institute, (Teaching Affiliates of Harvard Medical School), Boston USA. His training was in general oncology with a particular focus on breast cancer and cancer genetics. He had also qualified with the European Society of Medical Oncology certifying exam for medical oncologists topping the examination by being second in score for year 2000. In 2001, he was one of the first to qualify with the Familial Cancer Risk Assessment and Management Exam certification by Institute of Clinical Evaluation for the practice of cancer genetics.
He was Senior Consultant Medical Oncologist and Director of the Cancer Education Service (2004) at the National Cancer Centre, Singapore. He was also a visiting consultant to KK Hospital. He was the leading oncologist of the Breast Cancer Workgroup (2002) for National Cancer Centre and Singhealth cluster and was involved in the cluster Breast Cancer Health Management Plan (2003). He was program leader for the Public Cancer Education with Singhealth Cancer Service Development Line (2004). In clinical work, he was awarded the National Excellent Service Award (EXSA) in 2005.
He has been actively involved in clinical and translational research for many years, in breast and other cancers. These have involved international trials of chemotherapy drugs currently in active use and newer targeted therapy drugs such as herceptin, lapatinib and sunitinib. He was principal investigator for more than 10 clinical trials. Research work by him has been published in both local and international journals. He was also the editor and main author of a book on breast cancer, “Illustrative Cases in Breast Cancer” (2006). He has also been a reviewer for several medical journals.
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