Parkway Cancer Centre
6A Napier Road, Gleneagles Hospital Level 1
Radiation Oncology Centre
MBBS (Singapore), DMRT (London), FRCR (United Kingdom), FAMS (Radiation Oncology)
English, Hokkien, Indonesian, Mandarin, Teochew
Dr Yang Tuck Loong Edward is a Senior Consultant, Radiation Oncologist at Parkway Cancer Centre. He is experienced in treating malignancies in all sites. He has special interests in the management of urologic, breast and gynaecological cancers and central nervous system tumour including brain and spine tumours using stereotactic volumetric arc therapy. He also has vast experience in treating head and neck and lung malignancies. He also has significant experience in SBRT, IMRT and SRS using both linear accelerator based frameless SRS as well as Gammaknife procedures. He has now 35 years of Radiation Oncology experience.
Dr Yang graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1981. He started his training in Radiotherapy in 1984. He did his post graduate training in the Singapore General Hospital and National Cancer Centre Singapore, and had worked in the United Kingdom as Senior Registrar in Middlesex Hospital London and honorary lecturer for the Middlesex-University College Medical School from 1986 to 1988.
Dr Yang was previously the Senior Consultant in Radiation Oncology at the National Cancer Centre. He led in Urologic Oncology in the Department of Therapeutic Radiology. Dr Yang began a very effective and successful 3D conformal radiotherapy programme for prostate cancer in 1997. As technologies progressed he now does IGRT ( image guided radiotherapy ) as a routine for all patients to ensure optimum accuracy and therefore enables better sparing of adjacent normal tissue.