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Dr. FLORENCE LIM CHUA LIAN , SPECIALIST IN MEDICAL ONCOLOGY

Medical Group: SINGAPORE ONCOLOGY CONSULTANTS
Qualification: F.R.C.P., F.A.M.S., M.R.C.P., M.MED., M.B.B.S.
Specialty: Medical Oncology
Medical Group Address: #05-03/04 MT ALVERNIA MEDICAL CENTRE BLK A
Singapore 574623
Operating Hours: 8.30A.M - 5.00P.M
Years of Practise: 32
Practice Locations: Gleneagles Hospital, Mount Alvernia Hospital, Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre

1. DIAGNOSIS AND TREAMENT OF ALL ADULT CANCERS
i) CANCER TREATMENT : Chemotherapy, customised to the needs of individual patients.
: Hormonal Therapy
: Targeted Therapy for certain cancers

ii) CANCER TYPES : Breast, Lung, Stomach, Liver, Colon/rectum, Prostate, Gynaecological cancers(Uterus, Ovaries),Blood cancers, Lymphoma, Brain and all solid tumours.

2. CANCER COUNSELLING AND SUPPORT PROGRAMES: Emotional & psychosocial support, dietary advise and referral to appropriate cancer help resources.

3. PALLIATIVE CARE AND SUPPORT .

Member, Singapore Medical Association

Secretary of the Singapore Society of Oncology

Hon. Treasurer of the Singapore Society of Oncology

Council Member of the Singapore society of Oncology

Chairman of the Scientific Committee for
“Hospice Care Update 1989”
Singapore Cancer Society

Council Member of the Hospice Care Association

Organizing Chairman of the Opening Ceremony of the Hospice Care Association

Committee Member for Lung Cancer Symposium

Vice-Chairman of the Singapore Nursing Board Education & Examination Sub-Committee for Post Basic Oncology Nursing Course (ONC)

Committee Member for Paediatric & Medical Oncology Course

Internal Medicine Representative to Medical Advisory Board, Mt Elizabeth Hospital

Committee Member of Continuing Medical Education, Mt Elizabeth Hospital
Invited Member of Bylaws Committee

Chairman of Social Sub-Committee of Asia Pacific Congress of Cancer

Medical Volunteer for Medical Relief Team for Mt. Pinatubo, Philippines
organized by Rotary Club of Singapore

PUBLISHED IN PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS ON SUBJECTS RANGING FROM THE USE OF VARIOUS CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS ON DIFFERENT TYPES OF CANCER, MANAGEMENT OF SIDE EFFECTS OF CHEMOTHERAPY, AND THE USE OF TARGETED THERAPY IN CANCER.

Courses & Conferences

1987 - HMDP Fellowship – Ludwig Institute of Cancer Research - Sydney Branch

October 1987 - Clinic Oncological Society of Australia (COSA)
Meeting in Melbourne

April 1988 - Lung Cancer Symposium in Singapore

October 1989 - Paediatric & Medical Oncology Course

October 1989 - Hospice Care Update ‘89

May 1989 - American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Meeting, San Francisco

May 1990 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Meeting, Washington DC

May 1991 - American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Meeting, Houston Texas

Sept 1991 - European Congress on Clinical Oncology
Florence

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

1. Neurological Complications of Undifferentiated High Grade Lymphoma
Drs F. Lim, Prof. Y.O. Tan
Free Communication at 6th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Chapter of Physicians (10 Nov 1985)

2. 4’ Epidoxorubicin (Epirubicin) as a Single Agent, in Advanced Primary Hepatocelluar Carcinoma (PHC) – A Preliminary Report – Dr F. Lim, Prof. Y.O. Tan, (Jan 86)

3. Chemotherapy of Advanced Testicular Cancer – Dr F. Lim, Prof. Y.O. Tan (9 Mar 86)
Seminar on Cancer Therapy – Update 1986.
4. Current Status of Chemotherapy in Singapore – Dr F. Lim (Oct 1985)
1st Nagoya International Symposium on Cancer Treatment, Cancer Chemotherapy : Challenges for the Future.

5. 4’ Epidoxorubicin (Epirubicin) as a Single Agent, in Advanced Primary Hepatocelluar Carcinoma Ca – A Preliminary Experience – Dr F. Lim, Prof. Y.O. Tan, (Apr 1986) Issue of Hepatology (Annals of Internal Medicine)

6. Cancer Treatment Update 1986
Dr F. Lim (26 Oct 1986)
Seminar on “Cancer Education and Rehabilitation”
Organized by the Singapore Cancer Society.

7. Chemotherapy of Head & Neck Surgery
(23 – 26 Oct 1988)
3rd Advanced Course in Head & Neck Surgery
Organized by Academy of Medicine

8 Management of Common Side-Effects of Chemotherapy (25 Oct 1989)
Paediatric & Medical Oncology Course
organized by the Singapore Cancer Society & Ministry of Health

9. Recombinant Human Erythropolotin in the treatment of Myelodysplastic Syndrome
Drs Ronald P. Ng, W.C. Ting, F. Lim & K.K. Toh
Presented at the ISH Congress, London (Aug 1992)