Dr David Chan

  • MBBS, FRACP, BSc
  • Medical Oncologist
  • Spoken languages English, Cantonese

Overview

I feel privileged to talk to patients in difficult circumstances. Seeing someone who has improved quality of life makes research worthwhile

Research interests

  • Neuroendocrine tumours

Professional memberships

  • Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Publications and affiliations

  • Chan DL, Pavlakis N, Schembri GP, Bernard EJ, Hsiao E, Hayes A, Barnes T, Diakos C, Khasraw M, Samra J, Eslick E, Roach PJ, Engel A, Clarke SJ, Bailey DL (2017). Dual Somatostatin Receptor/FDG PET/CT Imaging in Metastatic Neuroendocrine Tumours: Proposal for a Novel Grading Scheme with Prognostic Significance. Theranostics 2017; 7(5):1149-1158. doi:10.7150/thno.18068
  • Lee A*, Chan DL*, Wong MH, Li BT, Lumba S, Clarke SJ, Samra J, Pavlakis N (2017). Systematic Review on the Role of Targeted Therapy in Metastatic Neuroendocrine Tumor (NET). Neuroendocrinology 2017;104(3):209-222 doi: 10.1159/000446115 (joint first author)
  • Singh S, Chan DL, Lui N, Fischer HD, Austin PC, Moody L, Segelov E (2018). Recurrence in resected gastroenteropancreatic tumours: A population-based study . JAMA Oncology 4(4), 583-585 PMID: 29543939 Doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.0024
  • Chan DL, Bernard E, Schembri G, Roach P, Johnson M, Pavlakis N, Clarke SJ, Bailey D. High metabolic tumour volume on FDG PET predicts poor survival from neuroendocrine neoplasms. Neuroendocrinology. 2019 Nov 12. doi: 10.1159/000504673. [Epub ahead of print] PMID 31711058
  • Chan DLH, Segelov E, Wong RSH, Smith A, Herbertson RA, Li BT, Tebbutt N, Price T, Pavlakis N (2017). Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) inhibitors for metastatic colorectal cancer. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 6. Art. No: CD007047. PMID 28654140 DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007047.pub2