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Kwok-Leung Cheung (GB)

Mr Cheung qualified and trained at Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong. Upon completion of general surgery training, he conducted clinical and laboratory research at the University of Nottingham, UK, with a Doctor of Medicine (in the area of blood tumour markers) awarded in 2001. He was then appointed as Consultant Breast Surgeon at Nottingham University Hospitals where he served as Head of Service, Breast Services (2007 - 2010) and Lead Clinician for Breast Cancer (2007 - 2011). Mr Cheung joined the University of Nottingham as Clinical Associate Professor in 2004. He is also currently Consultant Breast Surgeon at Royal Derby Hospital.

He has obtained surgical fellowship status from Hong Kong, Edinburgh and America. Mr Cheung was selected as one of the 12 International Guest Scholars 2007 of the American College of Surgeons, as a recognition of his strong interests and commitment in teaching and research.

Mr Cheung is a member of the Faculty of Examiners for Intercollegiate MRCS and the Panel of Examiners of the Intercollegiate Specialty Board in General Surgery. Mr Cheung is also part of the National Cancer Peer Review team and an External Professional Advisor to the Parliamentary Health Service Ombudsman. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, European Society of Breast Cancer Specialists, British Association of Cancer Surgery, Association of Breast Surgery, British Breast Group and International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG) (and its UK National Representative and member of its Surgical Task Force and Science and Educational Committee). In 2015, he received the National Representative of the Year award from SIOG recognising his commitments to geriatric oncology and SIOG.

His research interests mainly focus on breast cancer, including geriatric oncology, surgery and non-operative therapies, endocrine and targeted therapies, and clinical trials. Mr Cheung has published over 100 journal articles, in addition to a number of book chapters and meeting abstracts.

November 11, 2017
12:45pm to 1:45pm SIOG Membership and National Representative Committee meeting Warsaw III Kwok-Leung Cheung (GB)
3:30pm to 4:45pm SIOG Guidelines update 2017 Warsaw IV & V Tanya Wildes (US), Kwok-Leung Cheung (GB), Fábio Gomes (PT/GB), Federico Bozetti (IT)