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Breast Cancer in China - Reducing Your Risk
When5 Jul 2015 (Sun), 11:00 ~ 13:00
LocationChina, Shanghai, Four Seasons Hotel, Shanghai
More InfoPart of the forum "Superwoman - Superbalance Forum" (by invitation only).

The forum discusses how women can balance a busy career and family life and yet maintain a healthy body and mind.

Dr Tan spoke on the differing epidemiology of breast cancer between major cities in China and how lifestyle choices may affect breast cancer risk.
 
"Breast Cancer" in Bangladesh
When23 May 2015 (Sat), 11:00 ~ 13:00
LocationLakeshore Hotel
More InfoTalk on "Breast Cancer" in Bangladesh by invitation only to members of prominent women groups

The incidence of breast cancer is rising in both developed and developing countries. In rapidly industrializing cities like Dhaka, lifestyle and diet changes coupled with increased stress levels may cause an increase in the risk of cancer.

 
An Intimate Discussion of the Breast
When27 Nov 2014 (Thu), 12:00 ~ 13:00
LocationOCBC Centre
More InfoThis talk was exclusively for OCBC staff only. A heart to heart talk on breast lumps, pain, cysts, tumours and cancer, and their treatment.
 
Breast surgery and Breast reconstructive surgery
When7 Aug 2014 (Thu), 10:00 ~ 12:00
LocationPhnom Penh, Cambodia
More InfoPrivate talk for staff of United Nations Development Programme Office
 
TV interview on "Breast Cancer" by Bayon TV, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
When7 Aug 2014 (Thu), 09:00 ~ 09:30
LocationPhnom Penh, Cambodia
More InfoTV interview on "Breast Cancer" by Bayon TV (Cambodia)
 
Minimally Invasive Ultrasound Guided Radiofrequency INTACT Excision of Breast Lesions
When17 May 2014 (Sat), 11:00 ~ 12:00
LocationSingapore
More InfoDr Tan was invited by the radiologic community to speak at their regional conference (Asia Pacific Congress of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology) on ultrasound guided biopsy of the breast using radiofrequency INTACT device. She has been the pioneer surgeon to perform this biopsy procedure in Singapore.
 
Interview on Bangladesh SATV "Doctor's Voice" - Reducing Risk of Breast Cancer
When2 Mar 2014 (Sun), 09:00 ~ 10:00
LocationDhaka, Bangladesh
More InfoTV interview on Bangladesh SATV Doctor's Voice.
 
The Increasing Incidence of Breast Cancer - How to Protect Yourself
When1 Mar 2014 (Sat), 09:00 ~ 10:00
LocationThe Peninsula Hotel, Chittagong, Bangladesh
More InfoThis was a public seminar.
 
TV Interview during "Knowledge Line"
When20 Oct 2013 (Sun), 17:40 ~ 18:50
Location
More InfoOn 20 October 2013, she was interviewed by Cambodian television station (Bayon TV) on the program Knowledge Line where she shared her experience and knowledge regarding the rising incidence of breast cancer in developing countries, and advances in treatment.

 
Advances in breast cancer treatment
When19 Oct 2013 (Sat), 09:00 ~ 10:00
LocationPhnom Penh, Cambodia
More InfoDr Tan was in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from 19-20 October 2013 where she gave a lecture to Cambodian doctors/nurses on advances in breast cancer treatment. She also gave a talk to the public on diagnosis and prevention of breast cancer.
 
Protecting Yourself from Breast Cancer
When19 Sep 2013 (Thu), 19:00 ~ 21:00
LocationPrudential @ Scotts
More InfoAttendance strictly by registration only for Prudential agents and clients.
Due to an overwhelming response, a second re-run of the earlier talk organised by Prudential will be held again to raise awareness among women about breast cancer. There will also be a hands-on session allowing participants to learn breast self examination on silicone breast models, taught by trained staff.
 
Women's Cancers and Protecting Yourself from Breast Cancer
When21 Aug 2013 (Wed), 19:00 ~ 21:00
LocationPrudential @ Scotts
More InfoAttendance strictly by registration only for Prudential agents and clients.
Dr Tan will be speaking on women's cancers with specific emphasis on breast cancer, the most common cancer among women. There will also be a hands-on session allowing participants to learn breast self examination on silicone breast models, taught by trained staff.
 
What You Need to Know About Breast Cancer
When18 May 2013 (Sat), 12:30 ~ 17:00
LocationConrad Hotel
More InfoMind Your Body Health Seminar organised by The Straits Times
Dr Tan will be speaking on "What You Need to Know About Breast Cancer" at the cancer seminar.

To register, contact the organisers to register your attendance.
 
Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Breast Cancer
When14 May 2013 (Tue), 16:00 ~ 17:00
LocationAIA Alexandra
More InfoIn conjunction with the launch of a new critical illness insurance plan, Dr Tan was invited to speak to AIA insurance agents and staff about symptoms and signs of breast cancer, early diagnosis and treatment options.
 
Early Detection of Breast Cancer - when is a Breast Biopsy needed?
When27 Mar 2013 (Wed), 12:00 ~ 13:00
LocationHP Singapore, 1150 Depot Road
More Info[Private Event] for HP employees Only
Breast Cancer Awareness talk for HP employees
 
Free Breast Examinations
When8 Mar 2013 (Fri), 09:00 ~ 17:00
Location8 Sinaran Drive
More InfoDr Tan was a volunteer doctor providing free breast examinations to underprivileged women during a full day charity health screening event at Sincere Healthcare Centre for Women during "International Women's Day". The women also received sponsored free mammograms and Pap smears.
 
[Radio Interview] Breast Cancer Awareness 2012 (Part II)
When30 Oct 2012 (Tue), 20:30 ~ 22:00
Location[Radio] Capital 95.8
More InfoThis interview on Singapore's Capital 95.8 is in Mandarin and is part of Breast Cancer Awareness 2012.

Listeners to the program, may call in with questions. Part I is on the 23rd of October.
 
Breast Cancer Awareness Month talk for CISCO staff
When24 Oct 2012 (Wed), 12:00 ~ 13:00
LocationCertis Cisco Centre (20 Jalan Afifi)
More Info[Private Event] for CISCO staff
Informative lunch time talk for CISCO staff covering common breast conditions, when a breast biopsy is needed and how to protect oneself from breast cancer.
 
[Radio Interview] Breast Cancer Awareness 2012 (Part I)
When23 Oct 2012 (Tue), 20:30 ~ 22:00
Location[Radio] Capital 95.8
More InfoThis interview on Singapore's Capital 95.8 is in Mandarin and is part of Breast Cancer Awareness 2012..

Listeners to the program, may call in with questions. Part II is on the 30th of October.
 
The Modern Approach to Breast Cancer Surgery
When18 Oct 2012 (Thu), 09:00 ~ 10:00
LocationImmanuel Hospital, Bandung, Indonesia
More InfoThis is a talk to medical colleagues summarizing the recent advances in breast cancer surgical techniques.
 
Management of Breast Conditions in Primary Care
When6 Oct 2012 (Sat), 12:30 ~ 15:40
LocationTawadang @ Dempsey
More Info[by invitation only] The Florence Nightingale Event (by invitation only)
A fund-raising event in aid of the Singapore Cancer Society.

A talk for general practitioners focusing on management of breast conditions in the primary healthcare setting. The event also includes an update on novel therapies in advanced breast cancer by renowned medical oncologist Dr Khoo Kei Siong. The event aims to raise S$10,000 for Singapore Cancer Society.
 
Breast mammograms and ultrasounds - when do I need a biopsy?
When5 Sep 2012 (Wed), 12:15 ~ 13:30
LocationSAP Asia, Mapletree Business City
More Info[Corporate Talk] for SAP Asia
For SAP staff only
Mammograms and ultrasounds often pick up abnormalities but it is not necessarily cancer. Find out what the other common conditions are and why and when you may need a biopsy for diagnosis.
 
Surgical Issues in Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy for Operable Breast Cancer
When4 Aug 2012 (Sat), 09:45 ~ 10:30
LocationGrand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel Singapore
More Info[Talks for Professionals] This is an lecture for healthcare professionals only, by registration only
This talk is part of "Annual Combined Surgical Meeting" of the Chapter of General Surgeons College of Surgeons Singapore.
Dr Tan will be providing an update to general surgeons at this breast symposium and discuss surgical issues faced by surgeons when managing women with breast cancer who are undergoing preoperative neoadjuvant chemotherapy followed by breast conservation surgery.
 
Breast Biopsies for GPs
When30 Jun 2012 (Sat), 16:00 ~ 16:30
LocationN/A
More Info[Talks for General Practitioners]
For doctors only, by registration
An interactive lecture where Dr Tan discusses with primary care physicians regarding breast symptoms, abnormal mammograms, ultrasounds and when the patient should be referred to a specialist for further management.
 
The Positive Sentinel Lymph Node - Axilla Clearance or Not?
When8 Jul 2012 (Sun), 13:00 ~ 14:00
LocationMount Elizabeth Hospital
More Info[Talks for Professionals] This is an invited lecture/professional talk, for doctors only
 
Breast Care after Menopause
When29 Apr 2012 (Sun), 14:00 ~ 17:00
LocationEe Hoe Hean Club, 43 Bukit Pasoh Road, Singapore 089856
More InfoThis talk, conducted in Mandarin, will focus on breast care, cancer prevention and early diagnosis in women after menopause. There will be a number of doctors speaking on cancer diagnosis/treatment and mental well being for women after menopause.

Venue: Ee Hoe Hean Club, at 43 Bukit Pasoh Road, Singapore 089856  

This talk is organized by Amoy Clan and is open to public. Registration is free (Tel: 6223 9797).
 
Early Detection of Breast Cancer
When23 Apr 2012 (Mon), 19:00 ~ 21:00
LocationPrudential @ Scotts #04-03
More InfoPlease do note that this talk is by Prudential, and it is by invitation only.
 
Breast Biopsies: Who, When and How?
When16 Feb 2012 (Thu), 13:00 ~ 14:00
LocationParkway East Hospital
More Info[Talks for Professionals] This is an invited lecture/professional talk, for doctors only
 
Breast Reconstruction
When23 Nov 2011 (Wed), 08:00 ~ 08:30
Location[TV] Channel 8
More InfoInterview on Channel 8 Chinese morning talk show "Zao An Ni Hao" on 23 November 8:00am on Breast Reconstruction.
 
Lumps and Cysts in the breast - When Do I Need a Breast Biopsy?
When19 Nov 2011 (Sat), 13:30 ~ 16:00
LocationParkway East Hospital
More InfoThis talk is part of a "Meet The Specialists" public symposium covering topics on breast biopsy, tumour markers and prostate conditions.

Registration is $5 including refreshments and goodie bag.

Location: Parkway East Hospital, Level 3 Conference Room, Hospital Main Building
 
Diagnosis and treatment of Breast Cancer
When6 Nov 2011 (Sun), 14:00 ~ 16:30
LocationConrad Centennial Singapore Level 2, Ballroom
More InfoThis talk is in Mandarin and is part of a symposium on women's health, covering gynaecologist, breast and colorectal conditions affecting women.

Registration is $10 per person and it includes refreshments. For more information please visit the organiser's website.
 
Breast Reconstruction after cancer surgery
When31 Oct 2011 (Mon), 08:20 ~ 08:45
Location[TV]: AM LIVE
More InfoInterview on AM LIVE on 31 October 2011, 8:20am on "Breast Reconstruction after cancer surgery". You can hear this interview on the Channel News Asia website (click on the photo of the doctors once you are on their website).
 
Breast Cancer Screening
When20 Oct 2011 (Thu), 11:20 ~ 11:20
Location[Radio]: 93.8Live
More InfoRadio interview on 93.8Live with Daniel Martin on Breast Cancer Screening
 
Doctor, Is it Breast Cancer?
When24 Sep 2011 (Sat), 14:00 ~ 14:30
LocationOasia Hotel, B1 Courtyard
More InfoThis talk is part of: "Doctor, Is it Breast Cancer?", a seminar On Breast Cancer, on 24th Sep 2011 (Sat), 1:30pm-4:30pm, Organised by "Sincere Medical Specialist Center For Women".
 
Protecting yourself against Breast Cancer
When20 Aug 2011 (Sat), 15:00 ~ 17:00
LocationRoche Singapore Technical Operations Pte Ltd
More InfoThis is a private talk for Roche staff in conjunction with Breast Cancer Foundation for Breast Cancer Awareness
 
What you need to know about breast cancer
When22 Jul 2011 (Fri), 12:45 ~ 13:30
Location[Private Talk] ST Microelectronics Asia Pac
More InfoIn collaboration with Singapore Cancer Society, Dr Tan will be giving a talk to staff at ST Microelectronics Asia Pac on "Protecting Yourself from Breast Cancer.
 
Screening and Prevention of Common Cancers
When21 May 2011 (Sat), 18:30 ~ 20:00
LocationDiamond Ballroom, Hotel Nikko, Jakarta
More InfoThis is a Great Eastern Public Seminar in Jakarta Indonesia.
 
New Approaches to Surgical Management of Breast Cancer
When21 May 2011 (Sat), 10:00 ~ 11:00
LocationRCCC Siloam Hospitals, Semanggi, Jakarta
More InfoThis talk is part of symposium & workshop titled "Breast, Colorectal and Liver cancer update BCL 2011", taking place in Indonesia Jakarta (20-22 May, 2011) and is for doctors only.
 
Keeping Yourself Abreast
When9 Apr 2011 (Sat), 15:15 ~ 15:50
LocationConrad Centennial Singapore Level 2, Ballroom
More InfoThis talk is part of a: "WOMEN IN THE FULLNESS OF LIFE - A Health Seminar On Pregnancy and Fertility", 9 Apr 2011 (Sat), 13:15 ~ 17:00.

Brief Description: Motherhood brings changes to a woman’s body. That's why breast health is important during and after pregnancy. Learn more about postnatal screenings as well as mammograms, self-exams and breast cancer screening to maintain a healthy body.

For more information see related information at the Channel News Asia website, and for tickets please visit the sistic website.
 
Protecting yourself against breast cancer
When1 Apr 2011 (Fri), 17:00 ~ 18:00
LocationSuntec City, Hall 401-403 Level 4
More InfoThe talk is part of the 50 Plus Expo 2011, 1-3 April 2011, at Hall 401-403 Level 4, Suntec

Brief Description: Breast cancer is the most common cancer occurring in Singaporean women. Learn what kind of lifestyle factors may affect your risk and what you can do to protect yourself. A brief overview of breast cancer treatment will also be given.

Entry is free, and the complete schedule can be found on the Public Forums page.