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Dr Vicky Koh

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Credential:
MBBS (S'pore), FRANZCR, FAMS (Radiation Oncology)
Designation:
Consultant, Department of Radiation Oncology, National University Cancer Institute, Singapore
Assistant Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS)
Invited Lecturer, Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT)
Specialty:
Cancer
Sub Specialty:
Radiation Oncology
Medical and Surgical Conditions:
Breast Cancer, Cell-based Therapy, Cervical Cancer, Cervical Carcinoma In-Situ, Cervical Precancers, Childhood Cancer, Childhood Leukaemia, Condyloma Acuminata of the Cervix, Vagina and Vulva, Endometrial Hyperplasia, Fallopian Tube Cancer, Gestational Trophoblastic Disease, Gynaecological Cancers, Head & Neck Cancer, HPV Infection, Immunodeficiency Disease, Langerhan Cell Histiocytosis, Larynx Cancer, Nasopharyngeal Cancer, Neuroblastoma, Oral Cavity Cancer, Oropharynx Cancer (Base of tongue and tonsil), Ovarian Cancer, Paget's Disease of the Vulva, Primary Peritoneal Cancer, Salivary Gland Cancer, Vaginal Cancer, Vulvar Cancer, Vulvar Dysplasia, Vulvar Precancers, Womb Cancer (Uterine/Endometrial Cancer)
Special Interest:
General Radiation Oncology
Breast Cancer
Gynaecologic Cancers
Paediatric Tumours
Head & Neck
Stereotactic Radiosurgery /Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy
Institution:
National University Hospital
National University Cancer Institute, Singapore
National University Health System
Postgraduate Fellowships
Department of Radiation Oncology, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia
Department of Paediatric Oncology, KKH, Singapore

Awards and Honours

Academic Medicine Development Award (AMDA) 2015 - Paediatric Radiation Oncology - Peter Maccallum Cancer Centre
Ministry of Health, Human Manpower Development Programme (MOH HMDP) 2010

Professional Memberships

 

Fellow, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists 
Fellow, Academy of Medicine
Singapore Member, Paediatric Oncology Group Singapore 
Member, Singapore Society of Oncology

Research and Publications

  1. Does external beam radiation boost to pelvic lymph nodes improve outcomes in patients with locally advanced cervical cancer? BMC Cancer. 2019 Apr 25;19(1):385.
  2. Automatic quantification of calcifications in the coronary arteries and thoracic aorta on radiotherapy planning CT scans of Western and Asian breast cancer patients. Radiother Oncol. 2018 Jun;127(3):487-492
  3. Novel anesthetic technique for combined intracavitary and interstitial brachytherapy for cervix cancer in an outpatient setting. J Contemp Brachytherapy. 2017;9(3):236-241.
  4. Strategies for bilateral breast and comprehensive nodal irradiation in breast cancer—a comparison of IMRT and 3D conformal radiation therapy. Journal of Radiation Oncology. 2017 Mar; 6(1):73–80.
  5. Feasibility study of toxicity outcomes using GEC-ESTRO contouring guidelines on CT based instead of MRI based planning in locally advanced cervical cancer patients. Brachytherapy. 2017 Jan - Feb;16(1):126-132.
  6. Accelerated partial breast irradiation in an asian population: Dosimetric findings and preliminary results of a multicatheter interstitial program. Onco Targets Ther. 2016 Sep 8;5561-6. 
  7. Outpatient combined intracavitary and interstitial cervical brachytherapy: barriers and solutions to implementation of a successful programme – a single institutional experience. J Contemp Brachytherapy. 2015 Jun;7(3):259-63. 
  8. Neuroblastoma in Children Under 12 Months in Singapore-15-Year Experience and Outcomes From KKH. Fetal Pediatr Pathol. 2015 Jun;34(3):155-61. 
  9. Comparing a volume based template approach and ultrasound guided freehand approach in multicatheter interstitial Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation. J Contemp Brachytherapy.2014; 6, 2: 173-177. 
  10. Review Article - Multi-catheter interstitial accelerated partial breast irradiation – tips and tricks for a good insertion. J Contemp Brachytherapy 2014 Mar; 6(1):85-90.
  11. Adjuvant radiotherapy for endometrial cancer - a comparative review of radiotherapy technique with acute toxicity. Eur J Gynaecol Oncol. 2014;35(2):128-33.
  12. Body mass index and patients' CT measurements as a predictor of benefit of IMRT for radiotherapy of the supraclavicular fossa. Onco Targets Ther. 2013 Nov 21;6:1701-6.

Contact

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Fax:
+65 6777 4413