Dr. Janice Tsang
is a Specialist in Medical Oncology and the Hon. Clinical Assistant Professor at the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong. Her research interests lie mainly in Breast Oncology, Geriatric Oncology, Translational Research and Psycho-Oncology. Being the first female academic medical oncologist at The University of Hong Kong, Dr. Tsang was awarded the 2014 Hong Kong Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award, and the 2012 Hong Kong City Lady Award (Professional & Academic Category) as the only medical professional receiving this award for the year. She was also the winner of the Psychosocial Oncology Young Investigator Award at the 16th Hong Kong International Cancer Congress & 6th Annual Meeting of Centre for Cancer Research in 2009 and was bestowed the Faculty Teaching Medal in 2012, and the Outstanding Teaching Award (Team Award) for Medical Humanities in 2013 in recognition of her being one of the pioneers in incorporating Medical Humanities in the formal medical curriculum. She has conducted over 80 clinical trials including local, regional and international multi-centred clinical trials, and has been serving as Chairperson for Data Monitoring Committee, Steering Committee Members for major multi-centred clinical trials, and various International and Regional Advisory Boards. She is a key opinion leader in breast oncology both locally and regionally. She is also the Founding Convenor of the Hong Kong Breast Oncology Group (HKBOG) which is now a member of the “Breast International Group” (BIG), being the third Asian member after Japan and Taiwan. She is also appointed as Chair of the CTRG Audit Committee for the National Cancer Institute in 2017, and a member of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG), serving as co-track chair for translational research in SIOG.
Dr. Tsang is currently the Member of the Specialty Board of Medical Oncology and used to be the Programme Director for Medical Oncology in the Hong Kong Island at the Hong Kong College of Physicians, a member of the Co-ordinating Committee (CoC) for Medical Oncology at the Hospital Authority, and the Deputy Chairperson for the Institutional Review Board for the Hong Kong West Cluster/ HKU (2012-2016), She was the Director of Cancer Centre at the Queen Mary Hospital (2014-2015). She has various appointments in different professional bodies such as the Honorary Advisor for various cancer self-help groups including the Hong Kong Christian Cancer Care Association, Hong Kong Caner Fund etc. Furthermore, she serves as a member of the Social Welfare Advisory Committee and the Rehabilitation Advisory Committee at the HKSAR. She is also the Founding Vice President of the Hong Kong Women Doctors Association, and Immediate Past Warden of the Starr Hall at The University of Hong Kong.