Dr Leong Yiat Horng is a
Consultant at the National University Cancer Institute, Singapore (NCIS).
After obtaining his Bachelor of Engineering in 2000, he pursued medical
training in Sydney, Australia and graduated from the University of Sydney
(MBBS) in 2005. Integrating his knowledge in both engineering and medicine, he
underwent specialist training in Radiation Oncology at NCIS. He was admitted as
a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists and
obtained specialist accreditation in Singapore in 2015. He has vast clinical
experience in both Singapore and Australia, and that includes a specialist
training stint in 2014 at the Royal Perth Hospital, Australia where he honed
his skills in head and neck radiotherapy.
Dr Leong’s specialty and research
interests are in head and neck, gynaecological and breast cancers. He also has
a keen interest in gynaecological and breast brachytherapy. He is the
Principal Investigator of a current randomized controlled trial studying the
role of a silicone-based cream in radiation dermatitis for head and neck
cancers. His research portfolio also includes basic research on radiotherapy.
Dr Leong is actively engaged in
the education of radiotherapy diploma students and undergraduate medical
students and is a Clinical Mentor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS.
1. Yiat Horng Leong, Jeremy Tey et al. Oncologic outcomes of
neoadjuvant chemoradiation for locally advanced rectal cancer: a
single-institution experience. Annals Academy of Medicine Singapore 2014;
2. Yiat Horng Leong, Eli Scher, Nancy Lee, Ivan Tham. Major
Salivary Glands. Target volume delineation for conformal and
intensity-modulated radiation therapy. Springer 2015; 91-102.
1. Yiat Horng Leong, Yuyang Soon, Francis Ho. Long-term Outcomes
After Reirradiation in Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma with Intensity-modulated
Radiotherapy: a Meta-analysis of Clinical Evidence. RANZCR ASM Oral
2. Yiat Horng Leong, Vicky Koh et al. Feasibility and safety of
combined intracavitary and interstitial brachytherapy for cervix carcinoma with
sedation in the outpatient setting. RANZCR ASM Oral Presentation 2016.
3. Yiat Horng Leong, Cheng Nang Leong, Jeremy Tey et al. Oncologic
outcomes of neoadjuvant chemoradiation for locally advanced rectal cancer: the
Tan Tock Seng Hospital experience. Nominated for Best Poster Award at the
Congress of ASEAN Society of Colorectal Surgeons 2014.