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Clin Asst Prof Mohamad Farid Bin Harunal Rashid

Clin Asst Prof Mohamad Farid Bin Harunal Rashid

MBBS, MRCP (UK), M Med (Int Med)

Senior Consultant

National Cancer Centre Singapore

Specialty: Medical Oncology

Clinical Interest: Sarcoma, Skin & Melanoma

Conditions Treated by this Doctor:
Melanoma, Sarcoma, Skin Cancer.

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant SingHealth Duke-NUS Blood Cancer Centre
  • Senior Consultant Division of Medical Oncology National Cancer Centre SingaporeNational Cancer Centre Singapore

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Asst Professor at Duke-NUS Medical School


Dr Mohamad Farid Bin Harunal Rashid is a medical oncologist by training and a member of the pediatrics/ sarcoma/ melanoma workgroup for NCCS Cancer Service Line Development. He was integral in setting up the sarcoma/ GIST clinical database at NCCS. His clinical interests lie in using clinicopathologic correlative studies to enhance understanding of sarcoma biology to guide therapeutic decisions, and exploring novel strategies with established agents to enhance outcomes of systemic therapy in sarcoma.


  • MMed, 2008
  • MRCP, 2008
  • MBBS, 2004

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships


Research Interests


  • Venkatramani J, Jain A, Farid M. Sleep Deprivation in Junior Doctors – House Officers in Singapore. Puvanendran K, Ind Health. 2005 Jan;43(1):129-132. 
  • Farid M, Yau YW, Tay K, Quek R, Tao M, Koo GC, Loong S, Lim ST. A promising new regimen for the treatment of advanced extranodal NK/T cell lymphoma. Acta Oncol. 2011 May;50(4):589-90. 
  • Farid M, Chowbay B, Chen X, Tan SH, Ramasamy S, Koo WH, Toh HC, Choo SP, Ong SY. Phase I Pharmacokinetic Study of Chronomodulated Dose-Intensified Combination of Capecitabine and Oxaliplatin (XELOX) in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2012 Jul;70(1):141-50. 
  • Farid M, Lee MJF, Chew MH, Ong WS, Alisa N, Foo KF, Choo SP, Koo WH, Ong SY, Koh PK, Quek R. Localized gastrointestinal stromal tumor of the rectum: An uncommon primary site with prominent disease and treatment-related morbidities. Molecular and Clinical Oncology. 2013 Jan; 1(1):190-194 
  • Farid M, Ong WS, Tan MH, Foo LS, Lim YK, Chia WK, Soh LT, Poon D, Lee MJ, Ho ZC, Jeevan R, Chin F, Teo M, Quek R. The influence of primary site on outcomes in leiomyosarcoma : a review of clinicopathologic differences between uterine and extra-uterine disease. Am J Clin Oncol. 2013 Aug;36(4):368-74. 
  • Chua C, Raaj J, Pan S, Farid M, Lee JF, Ho ZC, Sairi A, Sittampalam K, Tao M, Tay K, Lim ST, Chin F, Teo M, Quek R. Brain metastasis in sarcoma: Does metastasectomy or aggressive multi-disciplinary treatment improve survival outcomes. Asia Pac J Clin Oncol. 2013 Aug 13. [Epub ahead of print] 
  • Farid M, Ong WS, Lee MJ, Jeevan R, Ho ZC, Sairi AN, Soh LT, Poon D, Teh J, Chin F, Teo M, Quek R. Cutaneous versus Non-Cutaneous Angiosarcoma: Clinicopathologic Features and Treatment Outcomes in 60 Patients at a Single Asian Cancer Centre. Oncology. 2013 Aug 31;85(3):182-190. 
  • Farid M, Demicco EG, Garcia R, Ahn L, Merola PR, Cioffi A, Maki RG. Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors. Oncologist. 2014 Jan 27. [Epub ahead of print] 
  • Mohamad Farid, Linda Ahn, Andrew Brohl, Angela Cioffi, and R. Maki. Consumptive coagulopathy in angiosarcoma: a recurrent phenomenon? Sarcoma 2014 (in press). 
  • Joycelyn Lee, Soo Yong Tan, Leonard HC Tan, Hwei Yee Lee, Khoon Leong Chuah, Tiffany Tang, Richard Quek, Kevin Tay, Miriam Tao, Soon Thye Lim, and Mohamad Farid. One patient, two uncommon B cell neoplasms: Solitary plasmacytoma following complete remission from intravascular large B cell lymphoma involving central nervous system. Case Reports in Medicine 2014 (in press) 

Research Trials

  • A Psychosocial Evaluation Program and/or Cost-Burden Cohort Study for Adolescents and Young Adults with Lymphomas, Sarcomas, Neuro-Oncological or Germ Cell Tumours in Singapore – Pilot Study, 2015