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Specialty: Family Medicine
Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Breast Cancer , Cancer Genetics, Gynaecological Cancers.
Dr. Rose Fok is a family physician with special interest in oncology. She practises at the National Cancer Cen-tre Singapore, caring for Breast & Gynae Cancer Survivors and runs a risk management clinic to opti-mise surveillance for mutation positive patients. She also practises at SingHealth Polyclinics (SHP), caring for patients with complex primary care conditions, and co-developing a community palliative care program.
Dr Fok is a keen educator and is a faculty and ethics lead at the College of Family Physicians Singapore, Master of Medicine and Fellowship (Family Medicine) programmes. She has a deep interest in health services research, especially in the areas of oncology like cancer prevention, screening, survivorship and high-risk surveillance. In addition, Dr Fok is passionate about primary care research in mental health, transitional care and innovative integrated care delivery models. She is involved in various studies in oncology and family medi-cine, both in the capacity of principal and co-investigator.
She advocates for "Cancer as a chronic disease" and has collaborated to develop cancer survivorship clinical practice guidelines in breast and colorectal cancer survivorship. Dr Fok envisage the role of family physician in oncology to focus on preventive care and health promotion to value-add care for the cancer survivor.