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Clinical Oncology Department

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About
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The Clinical Oncology Unit is located at the first floor of Menara Timur.

It involved in conducting basic, post-basic, undergraduate, and post-graduate educational programs for medical and para-medical students.

It serves as a tertiary referral center for the treatment of cancer using non-surgical modalities which includes radiation therapy and systemic anti-cancer therapies such as chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, biologic therapy and immunotherapy.

Clinical Oncology Unit provides facilities for clinical researchers and education in accordance to good clinical practice. Also co-operate with governmental as well non-governmental institutions locally or abroad, in service, teaching and research.

 
History
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Clinical Oncology Unit was opened in 1997 and occupies a floor area of 28,000 square feet with space for out-patient clinics, chemotherapy daycare, blood taking room, radiotherapy and treatment planning areas, a general administrative office, research room and rooms for staffs.

Master of Clinical Oncology program was started in 2002 and UM is the only university in Malaysia that offers this program.

 
Staff
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Associate Professor Dr. Rozita Abdul Malik

Head of Department

 
Bil Salutation Name Email Phone
PROFESSOR
1 Professor Datin Dr Dr Anita Zarina Bustam @ Mainudin ruby@um.edu.my 03-79493185
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
2 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Marniza Saad marniza@um.edu.my | marniza@ummc.edu.my 03-79493185
3 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ho Gwo Fuang gwoho@um.edu.my | fuang@Ummc.edu.my 79493010
4 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rozita Abdul Malik rozita_abdulmalik@um.edu.my | rozita@ummc.edu.my 03-79492495
5 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Wan Zamaniah Wan Ishak @ Wan Mohammad zamachi@um.edu.my | wzamaniah@ummc.edu.my 03-79492495
6 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ung Ngie Min nm_ung@um.edu.my | nmung@ummc.edu.my 79492456
SENIOR LECTURER
7 Dr. Adlinda Alip adlinda@um.edu.my | adlinda@ummc.edu.my 03-79493185
8 Dr. Jasmin Loh Pei Yuin jasminloh@um.edu.my | jasmin.loh@ummc.edu.my 03-79493010
9 Dr. Nurfadhlina Abdul Satar nina.abdul@um.edu.my | fadhlinas@ummc.edu.my 79493021
10 Dr. Jong Wei Loong Wljong88@um.edu.my | jongwl@ummc.edu.my 79492456
ADMINISTRATOR ASSISTANT
11 Mdm. Zaini Binti Jamaludin zainijamaludin@um.edu.my | zainij@ummc.edu.my 03-79493037
OPERATIONAL ASSISTANT
11 Mdm. Nurhidaya Bahtiar arieda@um.edu.my 03-79492185
Bil Salutation Name Email Phone
MEDICAL LAB TECHNOLOGIST (U32)
1 Mr. Mohanan a/l Thiruchittampalam mohanant@um.edu.my 03-79674736
2 Mr. Nazari bin Sharif nazarisharif@um.edu.my 03-79674736
3 Mrs. Wee Lan See lancywee@um.edu.my 03-79674736
MEDICAL LAB TECHNOLOGIST (U29)
1 Mrs. Nor Arbakyah binti Abu Bakar rajeswary@ummc.edu.my 03-79674736
2 Mrs. Norlida binti Zolkiply lidazy@um.edu.my 03-79674736
3 Mrs. Suriani binti Zakaria nurkasih@um.edu.my 03-79674736
4 Mrs. Norhaziyah binti Mohamad Shari norhaziyah@um.edu.my 03-79674736
5 Mrs. Khafizan binti Ab Jalil khafizan@um.edu.my 03-79674736
6 Mrs. Nur Izzah Adha binti Mohd Halid izzah_harin@um.edu.my 03-79674736
OPERATIONAL ASSISSTANT
1 Mr. Mohd Najib bin Kamaruddin najibkamaruddin@um.edu.my 03-79674736
2 Mr. Sazuan Amni bin Asfindi sazuanamni@um.edu.my 03-79674736
 
Academic Programme
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Clinical Master: Master of Clinical Oncology

Also involved in teaching of other programs:

  • Master of Medical Physics
  • Master of Nursing (oncology)
  • UMMP
  • Diploma in Nursing (oncology)
  • Diploma in Radiography
  • Degree in Medical Physics
 
Research
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  • Student research projects
  • Investigator initiated studies
  • Industry sponsored studies
  • Oncology Database
 
Services
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Outpatient clinics:

  • New case
  • Follow-up
  • Chemotherapy review
  • Radiotherapy review
  • Multidisciplinary clinic

Systemic therapy:

  • This includes cytotoxic chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, biologic therapy and immunotherapy.

Radiotherapy:

  1. External beam therapy 

    Treatment technique ranges from simple to complex depending on the clinical indications, Complex techniques include IMRT, SRS/SRT and SBRT.

  2. Brachytherapy

    This is delivered using high dose rate source. The therapy is mainly done for gynaecological cancer and includes a 3D technique and image guided brachytherapy (IGBT).

  3. Radioisotope therapy:

    It is mainly for treatment of patients with thyroid cancer using iodine. This is done as an inpatient service where patients need to be hospitalised on the ward with specialised shielding throughout the duration of treatment. This service is delivered in collaboration with the Nuclear Medicine Unit.

  4. Intraoperative radiotherapy:

    Intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) is the delivery of a single large radiation dose to the tumor bed during surgical resection. This is mainly done for early stage breast cancer. This service is delivered in collaboration with the Surgical Department and Medical Physics Unit.

  5. Ward:

    Patients who need admission for treatment related complications and long infusion chemotherapy will be admitted to ward 6TE.

 
Future Plan
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To be accredited internationally as one of the excellent clinical oncology centers in the Asia Pacific region, and to become a renowned clinical oncology center internationally, in its services, teaching and research.

Last Updated: 08/02/2019