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    Hue Central Hospital

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  • Biography
    Assoc. Prof. PhD Dr Nguyen Dinh Tung is currently Vice Director of Oncology Center of Hue Central Hospital and holds appointments as Associate Professor in Hue College of Medicine and Pharmacy. Dr Tung graduated from the Hue College of Medicine and Pharmacy with MD degree in 1990 and started surgical training after that.

    After obtaining the qualification of General Surgery ( 1992), Surgical Oncology (1994) , Master of Medicine ( 2000) and PhD degree (2005) in Hanoi, he continues to study at US National Cancer Institute for cancer prevention (2002), visiting scholar in breast surgery at University of Washington (2007), MD Anderson Cancer Center ( 2013)...

    Currently Dr Tung has over 70 publications in peer reviewed journals, mainly on breast cancer in the Vietnamese setting. He has invited as speaker in several national conferences and international conferences (National Cancer Centre Singapore (2013), Korean Breast Cancer Conference (2012), World Cancer Congress Canada (2012), World Cancer Congress Melbourne (2014)...). He prefers the fields as cancer prevention, breast cancer surgery, breast reconstruction, intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) for breast cancer...He became member of Breast Surgery International since 2009 in Adelaide - Australia. In 2010, he is the member of the Development Committee of National Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Cancer Management of Ministry of Health of Vietnam. Dr Tung is the founder and president of the Breast Cancer Society of Hue in August 2014, the first society for breast cancer control in Vietnam. Dr Tung works closely with the breast cancer support groups and non-government organizations to promote health awareness and early detection of breast cancer.