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Clin Assoc Prof Fong Kam Weng

Clin Assoc Prof Fong Kam Weng

MBBS, FRCR (Clinical Oncology)

Senior Consultant

National Cancer Centre Singapore

Specialty: Radiation Oncology

Clinical Interest: Head & Neck

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Division of Radiation Oncology National Cancer Centre SingaporeNational Cancer Centre Singapore

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Associate Professor at Duke-NUS Medical School


Dr Fong received training in Clinical Oncology in SGH and the Royal Marsden Hospital UK. He spearheaded implementation of a clinical oncology network system in the department and the NCC. His clinical care focus on Head & Neck as well as Thoracic cancers. Dr Fong initiated Lung stereotactic body radiotherapy program.


  • FRCR (Clinical Oncology), UK 1992 
  • MBBS National University of Singapore 1983

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • Senior Consultant, Department of Radiation Oncology, 2001-to date 
  • Head of Division Radiation Oncology, 2014-2020 
  • Member NCC Research Committee, 2014 – to date
  • Co-chair Radiological Science ACP Workgroup on PET. 2015 to date 
  • Director Cancer Informatics, NCCS, 2004 – to date


  • Singapore Health Quality Service Award, Silver 2018 
  • Long service Medal, National Day Award 2014
  • HMDP Award for Clinical Oncology Training, 1989-1991
  • Public Service Commission Merit Scholarship 1978-1983

Research Interests


  • Thyroid V40 Predicts Primary Hypothyroidism Following Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy for Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma. Kiattisa Sommat, Whee Sze Ong, Ashik Hussain, Yoke Lim Soong, Terence Tan, Joseph Wee, Kam Weng Fong. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2017 Jul 1;98(3):574-580. 
  • Comparison of Circulating Tumour Cells and Circulating Cell-Free Epstein-Barr Virus DNA in Patients with Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Undergoing Radiotherapy. Jess Honganh Vo, Wen Long Nei, Min Hu, Wai Min Phyo, Fuqiang Wang, Kam Weng Fong, Terence Tan, Yoke Lim Soong, Shie Lee Cheah, Kiattisa Sommat, Huiyu Low, Belinda Ling, Johnson Ng, Wan Loo Tan, Kian Sing Chan, Lynette Oon, Jackie Y Ying, Min-Han Tan. Scientific Reports 6(1) 13, Dec 2016 
  • Reirradiation for Recurrent Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma: Outcomes and Complications Y Li, YL Soong, MLK Chua, TWK Tan, J Wee, KW Fong International Journal of Radiation Oncology• Biology• Physics 96(2) E368 Oct, 2016 
  • Clinical Significance of Hypoxia in Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma with a Focus on Existing and Novel Hypoxia Molecular Imaging. Connie Yip, Gary JR Cook, Joseph Wee, Kam Weng Fong, Terence Tan, Vicky Goh Chinese Clinical Oncology 5(2): 24, 2016 
  • Concurrent Chemo-Radiation With or Without Induction Gemcitabine, Carboplatin, and Paclitaxel: A Randomized, Phase 2/3 Trial in Locally Advanced Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Terence Tan, Wan-Teck Lim, Kam-Weng Fong, Shie-Lee Cheah, Yoke-Lim Soong, Mei-Kim Ang, Quan-Sing Ng, Daniel Tan, Whee-Sze Ong, Sze-Huey Tan, Connie Yip, Daniel Quah, Khee-Chee Soo, Joseph Wee International Journal of Radiation Oncology* Biology* Physics 2015 91 (5), 952-960

Research Trials

  • Pilot study of somatostatin receptor imaging in NPC (Co-I), 2017 
  • Randomised Phase II and Phase III Studies of Individualized Treatment for Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Based on Biomarker EBV DNA (NRG-HN001), Site Co-I, 2016