Programme

Conference Day 1 (3rd Dec 2019)
Time Activities
800 Registration
830 Welcome & Opening Address
900 Plenary Session1 (Cancer Biology)
Constrained Peptides and Mini Proteins as Novel Therapeutics Targeting p53
Professor Sir David Lane
Venue: The Ballroom
945 Invited Talk 1
Epstein-Barr Virus and Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma
Associate Prof. Dr. Yap Lee Fah
Venue: The Ballroom
1010 Invited Talk 2
Pre-clinical models for the study of nasopharyngeal carcinoma
Dr. Alan Khoo Soo-Beng
Venue: The Ballroom
1035 Morning Tea Break & Networking
1055 Poster Viewing & Judging Session 1
Networking
Venue: The Poster Hall
1125 Parallel Sessions
Each Oral Presentation – 10 min/ Q&A – 5 min
Cancer Biology
Venue: PLH3903 classroom
Cancer Drug Discovery I
Venue: PLH31005 classroom
Clinical Oncology & Cancer
Control and Prevention

Venue: The Ballroom
1250 Lunch Talk by Novartis
Reimagine Medicine – Collaborating to Deliver Innovation
Dr. Balraj Sethi
Venue: The Ballroom
1350 Plenary Session 2 (Clinical Oncology)
My Journey in Research on Nasopharyngeal Cancer
Professor Anne Lee Wing-Mui
Venue: The Ballroom
1435 Sponsored Talk 1 (Agilent)
Tools and Workflows for Clinical and Translational Research in Cancer
Robin Philp (Academia & Collaborations Manager, SEA)
Venue: The Ballroom
1455 Invited Talk 4
Immunotherapy for Solid Cancers: An Update
Associate Professor Dr. Ho Gwo Fuang
Venue: The Ballroom
1520 Invited Talk 5
Metastatic Gastric Cancer – Molecular & Clinical Updates
Dr. Sucharit Pongprakyun
Venue: The Ballroom
1545 Afternoon Tea & Networking
1605 Invited Talk 6
From Trials to Bedsides and vice versa – the Real-Life Hurdles in Hematologic Malignancies
Dr. Ong Tee Chuan
Venue: The Ballroom
1630 Invited Talk 7
Impact of Research in Supportive Care in Oncology
Dr. Marfu’ah Nik Eezamuddin
Venue: The Ballroom
1655 Rising Stars
Venue: The Ballroom
1755 Networking
1900 Gala Dinner
Venue: The Ballroom
Conference Day 2 (4th Dec 2019)
Time Activities
800 Registration
830 Plenary Session 3 (Cancer Drug Discovery/ Translational)
The Preclinical and Clinical Development of Apaziquone (EO9) as a Locoregional Therapy for On-muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer
Professor Roger Phillips
Venue: The Ballroom
915 Invited Talk 8
Translating research into personalized therapy for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
Prof. Dr. Hany Ariffin
Venue: The Ballroom
940 Invited Talk 9
Making advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) into chronic disease: What scientists can do?
Prof. Dr. How Soon Hin
Venue: The Ballroom
1005 Morning Tea Break & Networking
1025 Poster Viewing & Judging Session 2
Networking
Venue: The Poster Hall
1055 Invited Talk 10
The Thioredoxin System – A Friend or Foe in Disease States and Its Relevance as a Target in Anticancer Treatment
Associate Professor Dr. Chew Eng Hui
Venue: The Ballroom
1120 Invited Talk 11
Can combination with phytochemicals make platinum drugs more desired and welcome?
Associate Professor Dr. Fazlul Huq
Venue: The Ballroom
1145 Parallel Sessions
Each Oral Presentation – 10 min/ Q&A – 5 min
Cancer Drug Discovery II
Venue: PLH3903 classroom
Cancer Drug Discovery III
Venue: PLH31005 classroom
Translational Cancer Medicine
Venue: The Ballroom
1310 Lunch
1410 Plenary Session 4 (Cancer Control and Prevention)
Control and Prevention Strategies for Oral Cancer – the Malaysian and Regional Scenario
Prof. Dr. Rosnah binti Mohd Zain
Venue: The Ballroom
1455 Sponsored Talk 2 (MyGenome)
The Next Era of Precision Medicine
Dr. Tham Seng Kong (Senior Research Scientist and Group CEO of Alps Global Holdings Berhad)
Venue: The Ballroom
1515 Invited Talk 12
Policy & priorities for National Cancer Control Planning in Low & Middle Income Countries: Lessons from the ASEAN Costs in Oncology, ACTION Study
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nirmala Bhoo Pathy
Venue: The Ballroom
1540 Invited Talk 13
How much are we shifting paradigms? Impact of Cancer Research in Malaysia
Dr. Murallitharan Munisamy
Venue: The Ballroom
1605 Invited Talk 14
Patient Navigation Program: A New Horizon for Breast Cancer Care
Dato’ Seri Dr Mohamed Yusof bin Hj Abdul Wahab
Venue: The Ballroom
1630 Award Ceremony& Closing
1700 Afternoon Tea & Networking