Ravindran Kanesvaran

Singapore
President

Biographical Info
Assoc Prof Ravindran Kanesvaran is a Senior Consultant and Deputy Head of the Division of Medical Oncology of the National Cancer Centre Singapore and Medical Director of NCCS@ SKH Oncology. He is also an Associate Professor at Duke-NUS Medical School and clinical senior lecturer at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. He is actively involved in graduate medical education and is the Program Director of the Medical Oncology Senior Residency Program. His research interests include GU oncology and geriatric oncology. He has published in a number of well-known peer reviewed journals including Journal of Clinical Oncology and Lancet Oncology. He is also the author of textbook chapters in the field of geriatric oncology. He has been awarded a number of awards including the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO GU) Merit Award 2009, American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) scholar-in-training Award 2010 and European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) fellowship award 2012. He is currently the immediate past President of the Singapore Society of Oncology (SSO) and the Singapore Geriatric Oncology Society. He is a Council Member of ESMO. He is the current President of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG). He was the National Representative for Singapore in the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG) until 2020. He is currently the Vice Chairman of the Singapore Cancer Society (SCS).