Dr John Chia
Dr John Chia is a medical oncologist at Curie Oncology, specialising in complex gynaecologic cancers and breast cancer. Early in his career, he was actively engaged with the then-nascent field of cancer immunology and immunotherapy, and led or co-developed seven immunotherapy clinical trials in Singapore. He underwent fellowship with Professor Malcom Brenner between 2008 and 2009 in the development of dendritic cancer vaccines, adoptive T cell therapy, and immune biomarker monitoring for cancers. Between 2011 and 2012, he completed a second fellowship with Professor Stan Kaye at The Royal Marsden Hospital London for the advanced management of gynaecological cancers. Dr Chia was the former chief of the gynaecology oncology service in the Division of Medical Oncology, National Cancer Centre, and is vice president and founding board member of the Gynecologic Cancer Group Singapore. He has co-written treatment guidelines for ovarian and uterine cancers in Singapore.