Dr Edmond Ang
Dr Edmond Ang
Dr Edmond Ang is a NZ trained medical oncologist who currently works at the Jim Carney Cancer Treatment Centre, Whangarei Base Hospital and Canopy Cancer Care Whangarei. He has been a member of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and Royal College of Physicians of Ireland since 2012 and a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians since 2022.
After gaining broad clinical experience in multiple medical subspecialities in NZ and abroad, Edmond pursued advanced training in medical oncology at Palmerston North and Auckland. In 2018, he was made the Breast Cancer Foundation Clinical Research Fellow at Auckland City Hospital. There he served as an investigator in numerous novel anti-cancer therapies and experimental studies to reduce treatment related toxicities. His focus on research has been recognized through several peer review publications and awards, including the PHARMAC Emerging Investigator of the Year Award in 2019.
Edmond has a special interest in advancing cancer care in the elderly and is currently the National Representative of SIOG (International Society of Geriatric Oncology) for New Zealand. Through an award by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), he completed a technical fellowship in Geriatric Oncology at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and Flinders Medical Centre, South Australia. Edmond also enjoys teaching and has a diploma in medical education from the University of Cardiff. He is a passionate communicator around the topic of cancer care and has spoken in numerous local and international conferences, including at the opening ceremony of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting in 2019.
Edmond lives with his GP wife and three young boys. He is a published author and is currently working on a pictorial book to help children understand the meaning of cancer.