Dr Daniel Chan Boon Yeow

Medical Oncologist
17 years of experience

Specialty

Medical Oncology

Consultation Fee

$200 and above

Qualifications

MBBS (Hons) S’pore, MRCP (UK), FAMS (Medical Oncology)  

What I do

Dr Daniel Chan Boon Yeow provides clinical services such as:
- Breast cancer
- Lung cancer
- Colon cancer
- Lymphoma
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- Sarcoma

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Clinic Locations

Singapore Oncology Consultants
SOC @ Mt Elizabeth
Mt Elizabeth Medical Centre
#17-03/05
3 Mount Elizabeth, S 228510

Singapore Oncology Consultants @ Gleneagles
Gleneagles Medical Centre #05-11/12
6 Napier Road, S 258499
Singapore Oncology Consultants @ Alvernia
Mount Alvernia Medical Centre Blk A #05-03/04
820 Thomson Road, S 574623

Professional Statement

Dr Daniel Chan Boon Yeow graduated from the National University of Singapore School of Medicine in 2000.  He was awarded a rare Honours for his MBBS. He was trained in internal medicine and obtained the MRCP (UK) in 2004. Dr Chan started medical oncology specialist training in 2005 with National University Cancer Institute of Singapore (NCIS) and became a fully qualified medical oncology specialist in 2008. In 2010, he was granted a National University Hospital Singapore Endowment Fund Award and National Medical Research Council (NMRC) Overseas Fellowship to undergo his oncology fellowship training at the renowned UCLA/ Cedars Sinai Medical Center, ... See more [ + ]USA. Dr Chan is well versed in general medical oncology (breast, lung and colon cancer).  His clinical interests are in lymphoma, neuro-oncology and sarcomas. 

He then went on to spend a year in the United States of America from 2010 -2011 at the prestigious University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre where he further honed his medical oncology clinical expertise under a National University Hospital Singapore Endowment Fund Award and also pursued research in the laboratory of world renown haematologist-oncologist Professor Phillip Koeffler under a Medical Research Council (NMRC) Overseas Fellowship.

Upon his return, he was a consultant in medical oncology at the National University Cancer Institute Singapore and director of undergraduate education (medical oncology) at NUS till 2013. He was also actively involved in cancer research at the Cancer Science Institute Singapore. He is well versed in general medical oncology (breast, lung and colon cancer) and also has subspecialty training in lung cancer, lymphoma, neuro-oncology, and sarcoma. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) and also the Connective Tissue Oncology Society (CTOS) of USA.

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Languages Spoken

English, Malay, Hokkien, Cantonese, Mandarin

Education

National University of Singapore Faculty of Medicine
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Awards and Publications

- National University Hospital Singapore Endowment Fund Award and National Medical Research Council (NMRC) Overseas Fellowship to undergo advanced training in medical Oncology at the University of California, Los Angeles and Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre and pursue research in the laboratory of world renowned haematologist-oncologist, Professor Phillip Koeffler, 2010-2011.
- NMRC’s New Investigator Grant for research in breast cancer, 2012
- Star Customer Champion Award- SPRING Singapore, 2008 & 2009
- Excellent Service Award (Gold Medal) - SPRING Singapore, 2007
- Go the Extra Mile Service Award (GEMS) - National University Hospital, 2006 - Published in international peer reviewed journals including Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA), Annals of oncology, Investigational New Drugs, Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology on breast cancer, melanoma, thyroid cancer, nasopharyngeal cancer and myeloproliferative neoplasms, etc Written a book chapter on breast cancer (Oncogene and Cancer – From Bench to Clinic). While in NCIS, he was involved as a co-investigator in numerous trials of new oncology drugs.

Professional Positions and Memberships

Consultant in medical oncology, National University Cancer Institute Singapore, 2011to 2013
Director of Undergraduate Education (Medical Oncology), NUS, 2011 to 2013
Former Assistant Professor, NUS
See more [ + ] Member, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
Member, Connective Tissue Oncology Society (CTOS), USA
Member, Academy of Medicine (Singapore)
 

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Accredited Hospitals

Gleneagles Hospital
Mount Alvernia Hospital
Mount Elizabeth Hospital
See more [ + ] Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital
Parkway East Hospital

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Insurances Accepted

Health Articles by Dr Daniel Chan Boon Yeow

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