Dr Saunthari Somasundaram
President and Medical Director, National Cancer So
Board Member, Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)
National cancer center hospital
he is a With over 20 years’ experience in cancer control, Dr Saunthari Somasundaram advocates for the awareness, prevention, early detection and survivorship of cancer. Within Malaysia, these initiatives are driven through the National Cancer Society of Malaysia (NCSM) in its education, care and support programmes. NCSM is also hosting the World Cancer Congress in 2018.
Dr Somasundaram studied medicine in Dublin, Ireland, and has an MBA from the University of Bath. Locally, she is also on the board of the Secretary of the Malaysian Women’s Action Tobacco Control and Health (MyWatch), and the Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control.