Dr Tan has contributed chapters on chemotherapy treatment of metastatic breast cancer in the renowned international textbook Diseases of the Breast. She was Section Lead for the Singapore Cancer Network (SCAN) Guidelines on bisphosphonate use in breast cancer, and also helped to write the SCAN guidelines for Herceptin use in early breast cancer. In addition, she has written several articles published in international journals on the use of ovarian suppression in breast cancer, high throughput mutation profiling changes before and after chemotherapy, pharmacogenetics in breast cancers, and promoter hypermethylation for RUNX3 and other tumor suppressor genes in nasopharyngeal carcinoma and various other solid tumours.
She has also given many local and overseas talks as an invited speaker including in China, Vietnam and Brunei. She has also given television interviews on Good Morning Singapore, and radio interviews on Mediacorp’s Body and Soul and Power 98 on various cancer-related issues.
She has had more than 17 years of clinical experience in Medical Oncology.