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Dr Tay Miah Hiang

Consultant Medical Oncologist - Accredited for Palliative Medicine

Credentials

  • MBBS (Singapore)
  • M.Med (Singapore)
  • MRCP (United Kingdom)
  • FAMS (Medical Oncology)

Background


Dr Tay Miah Hiang, Consultant Medical Oncologist at OncoCare Cancer Centre, was previously Consultant at the National Cancer Centre's Department of Medical Oncology, and Chairperson of Patient Education and Patient Survivorship programmes. Dr Tay is also the Chairperson of Children cancer Foundation.

Dr Tay is active in contributing to Continuous Medical Education in the region, giving lectures in cancer management to cancer specialists, general practitioners, medical students and patients. He has won numerous awards for his service excellence and humanity contribution to disaster inflicted regions as such as post-Afghanistan war and Sri Lanka after Tsunami. He has been actively involved in clinical and translational research for many years, in Genitourinary and other cancers.

His research work has been published in both local and international journals including Urology, Cancer, Annals of Oncology. He also wrote chapters in several international books such as Comprehensive Textbook of Genitourinary Oncology (3rd Edition), American Cancer Society's Complete Guide to Prostate Cancer 2006, and Textbook on Urologic Oncology 2004.

Medical Profile:

  • Graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1992
  • Obtained Master of Medicine (Internal Medicine) and Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (United Kingdom) in 1999
  • Awarded the Ministry of Health Manpower Development Programme (HMDP) Scholarship to train at Dana Farber Cancer Institute, (Teaching Affiliates of Harvard Medical School), Boston USA 2003.
  • Completed the Cancer Medicine and Hematology course. Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA 2003.
  • He was the Chairperson of Cancer Education for National Cancer Centre and various other Support groups and was an Exco member of the management committee of the Cancer Foundation (2006)
  • In clinical patient care, he was awarded the National Excellent Service Gold Award (EXSA) in 2006 and Star Award in 2007.
  • 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. He was principal investigator for more than 10 clinical trials for cancer drug development.
  • Research work by Dr Tay has been published in both local and international journals including Urology, Cancer, Annals of Oncology. He also wrote chapters in several international books such as Comprehensive Textbook of Genitourinary Oncology (3rd Edition), American Cancer Society's Complete Guide to Prostate Cancer 2006, and Textbook on Urologic Oncology 2004
  • With respect to public service, Dr Tay has given talks both locally and overseas. These include the 13th and 15th Malaysian Urological Symposium on management of prostate cancer and renal cell cancer and Urological Conferences held in Singapore in 2004-2007.
  • With teaching appointments as Clinical Teacher, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Singapore and had been one of the lecturer for the First Singapore Medical Oncology Review Course (2007) involving surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and physicians.
  • Accredited for Palliative Medicine

Achievements and Awards


  • Awarded the Ministry of Health Manpower Development Programme (HMDP) Scholarship to train at Dana Farber Cancer Institute, (Teaching Affiliates of Harvard Medical School), Boston USA 2003.