Poster # 1077 AJCC/UICC Staging System for Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma - Changing from the 5th to the 7th Edition and Future Improvement

Presenter: Anne W. Lee, MD

About the Presenter:
After graduating from the University of Hong Kong in 1976, Dr Lee attained her professional qualification (FRCR, United Kingdom) in Clinical Oncology in 1983, and became a Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (FHKAM) when it was established in 1993. She was conferred Doctor of Medicine by the University of Hong Kong in 2008, and was awarded the Sir Patrick Manson Gold Medal. Dr Lee has been the Chief of Service of the Department of Clinical Oncology in Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital since opening of the hospital in 1994. She is appointed Honorary Clinical Professor in Department of Clinical Oncology, University of Hong Hong since 2009. She was the President of Hong Kong Head and Neck Society in 1996 and 2003; Chairman of Hong Kong Nasopharyngeal Cancer Study Group in 2005-2007. Currently she is the Vice President of Hong Kong College of Radiologists and the Vice Chairman of Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society. Her main research contributions focus on nasopharyngeal cancer. Dr Lee is also a reviewer and editor for many journals, including the editorial board of International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology and Physics, Radiotherapy and Oncology. and American Journal of Clinical Oncology. She serves in many international academic organizations, including being a member of TNM Expert Advisory Panel on Head and Neck Cancers for the International Union Against Cancer; and a Faculty Member on Nasopharyngeal Cancer for the European Society of Medical Oncology.
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