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Expert talk: Precision Oncology – Protection from Genetic Discrimination

A gather of experts shared their insights on genetic testing and stepping towards Precision Oncology to an audience of over 160 participants, from doctors, geneticists, to policymakers from the Department of Health on March 20, 2018. Dr. Ava Kwong shared the local data from HK Hereditary Breast Cancer Family Registry to demonstrate the importance of genetic testing not only for prevention and early diagnosis but also therapeutic guidance.

Participated experts:

Dr. Au Siu-Kie Joseph

Specialist in Clinical Oncology, Hong Kong Adventist Hospital

Dr. Ava Kwong

Chief of Breast Surgery Division, Clinical Associate Professor, the University of Hong Kong

Honorary Consultant, Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital

Chairman, Hong Kong Hereditary Breast Cancer Family Registry

Dr. Chen Shu-Jen

Chief Scientific Officer, ACT Genomics

Dr Chow Yat-Ngok York

Chief Medical Officer & Corporate Advisor of AIA Hong Kong & Macau

Dr. Lam Tak-Sum Stephen

Director, Clinical Genetics Service, Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital

Dr. Lee Soo-Chin

Chief and Senior Consultant, Department of Haematology-Oncology, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore

Prof. Lee Wing-Mui Anne

Head of Department, Department of Clinical Oncology, LKS Faculty of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong

Prof. Leung Suet-Yi

Associate Dean(Research), YW Kan Professor in Natural Sciences,  Chair of Gastrointestinal Cancer Genetics and Genomics

Department of Pathology, LKS Faculty of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong

Prof. Liang Hin-Suen Raymond

Emeritus Professor, Department of Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong

Dr. Lo Fai-Man Ivan

Chairman of the Hong Kong Society of Medical Genetics

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