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Asia Pacific Leukemia Consortium

Changing the

Status Quo of Leukemia

Coming Up:
2nd APLC Summit Meeting

November 2024 | Chiang Mai, Thailand.

About Us

The Asia-Pacific Leukemia Consortium (APLC) is a not for profit initiative to improve the management of leukemia and related diseases in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. The group aims to address the growing threat of leukemia in APAC region through a collaborative approach to advance disease prevention, patient care, research, clinical trials, and education. 

Introduction

As the world’s population continues to rapidly grow and age, cancer incidence, prevalence and mortality are also on the rise. 

Despite the advancement in medical technology, drug development, cancer prevention strategies there remains a huge divide to bridge in terms of access to drugs, optimizing treatment, translating trial data for a heterogeneous real-world Asia-Pacific population.

Our Mission

To improve the management of leukemia and related diseases in Asia-Pacific through the collective collaboration of valued partners and a targeted approach to bench-to-bedside research, translation of real-world evidence and bio-resources.

Our Focus Areas

  • Clinical Trials

  • Disease Registry

  • Genetic & Tissue Repository

  • Education

  • Patient Advocacy & Care

Our Working Groups

  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)​

  • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)​

  • Other Related Diseases (ORD)​

Executive Committee

Key Appointment Holders

Executive Committee

Other Members

Our 

Working Groups

  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)​

  • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)​

  • Other Related Diseases (ORD)​

Our 

Focus Areas

  • Clinical Trials

  • Disease Registry

  • Genetic & Tissue Repository

  • Education

  • Patient Advocacy & Care

Our Mission

To improve the management of leukemia and related diseases in Asia-Pacific through the collective collaboration of valued partners and a targeted approach to bench-to-bedside research, translation of real-world evidence and bio-resources.

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Dr Ashley Ng

Australia

1st Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University College of Medicine

Prof Jie Jin

China

Jiangsu Province Hospital

Prof Li Jianyong

China

West China Hospital of Sichuan University

Prof Ting Liu

China

University of Hong Kong

Prof Eric Tse Wai Choi

Hong Kong

UKM Medical Centre (UKMMC)

Prof S Fadilah S Abdul Wahid

Malaysia

University Malaya Medical Centre

Prof Gan Gin Gin

Malaysia

Hospital Ampang, Selangor, Malaysia

Dr Jerome Tan Tsen Chuen

Malaysia

National University Cancer Institute Singapore

Dr Melissa Ooi Gaik Ming

Singapore

Singapore General Hospital

Dr Than Hein

Singapore

Currie Oncology & Haematology

Dr Yvonne Loh Su Ming

Singapore

Catholic Hematology Hospital, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea

Prof Kim Hee-Je

South Korea

University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center,

Prof Lee Je-Hwan

South Korea

National Taiwan University Hospital

Prof Hou Hsin-An

Taiwan, China

China Medical University Hospital

A/Prof Yeh Su-Peng

Taiwan, China

Chiang Mai University Hospital

A/Prof Adisak Tantiworawit

Thailand

Chiang Mai University Hospital

Prof Lalita Norasetthada

Thailand

Ramathibodi Hospital

Dr Pimjai Niparuck

Thailand

King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital

Dr Udomsak Bunworasate

Thailand

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Honorary Members

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and The Royal Melbourne Hospital

Dr Lynette Chee

Australia

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Dr Nisha Thiagarajah

Australia

Institute of Hematology & Blood Diseases Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences

Prof Hui Wei

China

Peking Union Medical College Hospital

Dr Jian Li

China

West China Hospital of Sichuan University

Prof Wu Yu

China

Institute of Hematology & Blood Diseases Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences

Dr Ying Wang

China

Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University

Prof Zhou Hongsheng

China

The First Affiliated Hospital of University of Science and Technology of China, Anhui Provincial Hospital

Dr Zhu Xiaoyu

China

Queen Mary Hospital

Dr Carol Cheung Yuk Man

Hong Kong

University Malaya Medical Centre

Prof Bee Ping-Chong

Malaysia

Hospital Ampang, Selangor

Dr Ho Kim Wah

Malaysia

Gleneagles Hosp, KL

Dr Jay Suriar

Malaysia

Hospital Sultanah Aminah Johor Bahru

Dr Lim Soo Min

Malaysia

Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Dr Dheepa Christopher

Singapore

National University Cancer Institute Singapore

Dr Jen Wei Ying

Singapore

National University Cancer Institute Singapore

A/Prof Koh Liang Piu

Singapore

Singapore General Hospital

Dr Nurul Aidah Abdul Halim

Singapore

Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Dr Venkata Sreekanth Sampath

Singapore

Singapore General Hospital

Prof Wong Gee Chuan

Singapore

National University Cancer Institute Singapore

Dr Lui Pak Ling

Singapore

King Chulalongkorn University

A/Prof Chantana Polprasert

Thailand

Khon Kaen University Hospital

Dr Chinadol Wanitpongpun

Thailand

Chiang Mai University Hospital

A/Prof Thanawat Rattanathammethee

Thailand

Thammasat University Hospital

A/Prof Wasithep Limvorapitak

Thailand

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Key Opinion Leaders

4-5 November 2023

1st APLC Summit Meeting

13-14 October 2023

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Preceptorship 2023

19 September 2022

Clinicial Updates in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

29 March 2022

2021 Clinical Updates in Acute Myeloid Leukemia & Large B Cell Lymphoma

The Asia-Pacific Leukemia Consortium (APLC) held its first summit meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, to improve the management of leukemia and related diseases in the Asia-Pacific region through the collaboration of valued partners and a targeted approach to bench-to-bedside research, translation of real-world evidence and bio-resources.

The summit featured keynote lectures, interactive workshops, and panel discussions by renowned experts and local specialists from various regions, covering the latest developments and trends in leukemia and related disorders.

Explore this landmark event's highlights through our photo gallery and video recordings available here, or visit our YouTube channel for more. Should you encounter any viewing issues, please reach out to us at APLC contact for assistance . 

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