Dr. Francis CHIN

Dr. Francis CHIN

Radiation Oncology, Palliative Medicine

820 Thomson Road, #02-91, Medical Centre E, Icon Cancer Centre, Singapore 574623

Languages: English, Bahasa Indonesia, French, Malay, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hokkein, Teochew
Subspecialty interests : breast, gynaecological, gastrointestinal and prostate cancers, pediatrics and soft tissue sarcomas

About Dr. Francis CHIN

Dr Francis Chin is a Radiation Oncologist with experience across both medical oncology and radiation oncology. He is an ASEAN and Chevening scholar, receiving scholarships from the Singapore and British Government and participated in an EU sponsored MSc in radiation biology with distinction. Dr Chin is the first student from Asia to attend this prestigious radiobiology course sponsored by the European Commission to produce experts in radiation biology and radiation oncology.
Before joining Icon, Dr Chin worked for over 20 years with the National Cancer Center in Singapore and continues to be a visiting consultant at KK Women and Children’s Hospital. He was also on the steering committee of the Viva-KKH Paediatric Brain and Solid Tumour programme.
Dr Chin also holds a number of positions across Singapore. He is Deputy Chair of the Institutional Research Boards in Oncology/ Haematology at SingHealth, with concurrent appointments with HSA/DSRB IRBs. He is also a member of the SingHealth Quality Assurance Committee who look into the Clinical Risk Management across SingHealth’s cluster hospitals. He was a member of the SingHealth NCCS Proton Therapy Implementation Committee and a lead Principal Investigator in a National Research Foundation 10 million SGD programme grant for proton therapy from 2017 to 2022.
Dr Chin is passionate about the continual improvement of radiation oncology and leads several Quality Assurance Improvement projects teams, including the radiation proton development management team. He held academic appointments as Adjunct Assistant Professor, SingHealth DUKE NUS Oncology Academic Oncology Clinical Programme (ACP) and Paediatrics ACP from 2015 to 2019. His radiation oncology projects have been selected internationally by International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) as one of the highlights at IAEA’s technical experts meeting.
He was the president-elect of the South East Asian Radiation Oncology Group (SEAROG) from 2017 to 2018; SEAROG comprises of the radiation oncology societies of South East Asian countries, including Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Cambodia, Myanmar and Vietnam. Since 2006 SEAROG has collaborated with ESTRO to organise local ESTRO school courses to improve the radiation expertise and training in this region. He was an editorial board member of the Royal College of Radiologist, UK and is also a recognised local and regional expert in radiation biology and a chapter author in the Oxford Textbook of Critical Care, (second edition) on radiation poisoning.
He is on the Singapore specialist registry for radiation oncology and palliative medicine since 2007 and 2011 and registered on the Malaysian National Specialist registry for clinical oncology in 2018. He has been described as a caring and compassionate clinician who does his best for his patients and has won service awards for his excellence in clinical service quality.
He volunteers and is a serving executive board member since 2021 with 365 cancer prevention society which was started in 2003 by DJ Billy. 365 CPS is a leading cancer non profit and charity in Singapore with a mission to serve the community through cancer prevention measures. 365 offers a range of free services including 4 physical social service centers throughout Singapore.
He is also honorary medical advisor to Viva Foundation for children which is a Singapore based charity that focuses on saving the lives of more children with cancer through excellence in medical care and education.
Dr Chin accepts referrals for all cancer types and is experienced across a range of cancers with particular interest in breast cancers, gynaecological conditions and gastrointestinal cancers, prostate cancers, paediatrics, soft tissue sarcomas.
He speaks English, Bahasa Indonesia, Malay, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hokkein, Teochew and French.

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