Dr Siao Hoon

MBBS, FRACP
Medical Oncologist
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Dr Siao Hoon brings a supportive and calm approach to her practice. She is committed to nurturing and communicating openly with her patients to ensure they are well-informed throughout all stages of their treatment.

Biography

Dr Siao Hoon is a passionate medical oncologist at Icon Cancer Centre Midland. She obtained her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) at the University of Western Australia and spent the early years of her medical training at Royal Perth Hospital. Subsequently, Dr Hoon completed an advanced medical oncology traineeship and clinical trials fellowship at Sydney’s Westmead and Blacktown Hospitals, gaining extensive experience in managing a broad range of cancers.

Dr Hoon maintains a strong interest in research and clinical trials in both her private practice and role as medical oncology consultant at Geraldton Regional Hospital and St John of God Midland Hospital. She is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) and a member of several leading Australian and New Zealand cancer trial groups. Dr Hoon is actively completing clinical research at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in the area of malignant mesothelioma as part of her WA Cancer and Palliative Care Network Cancer fellowship. Her clinical experience covers a broad range of solid tumour malignancies with special clinical interest in breast, lung, gastrointestinal cancers and general oncology.

Affiliations & Memberships

  • Australasian Lung Cancer Trials Group (ALTG)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • Breast Cancer Trials Group (BCT)
  • European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO)
  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)
  • Medical Oncology Group of Australia (MOGA)

Special Interests

Dr Siao Hoon accepts referrals for all cancer types, with a special clinical interest in:
  • Breast cancer
  • Gastrointestinal cancer
  • Lung cancer

Icon Locations

Midland View centre

Visiting Locations

  • Geraldton Regional Hospital
  • Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
  • St John of God Midland Hospital

Publications

  • Symptom Burden and Unmet Needs in MPM: Exploratory Analyses From the RESPECT-Meso Study. S.N. Hoon, I. Lawrie, C. Qi, N. Rahman, N. Maskell, K. Forbes, S, Gerry, L. Monterosso, A. Chauhan & F. Brims (2020). Journal of Palliative Care, 2020; 825859720948975.

  • Randomised placebo-controlled cross-over study examining the role of anamorelin in mesothelioma (The ANTHEM study): rationale and protocol. S.N. Hoon, K. Fyfe, C.J. Peddle-McIntyre, S. Bowyer, F. Hawkins, E. Jeffrey, H.J. Chih, J. Creaney, A. Nowak & F. Brims. BMJ Open Respiratory Research, 2020; 7(1): e000551.

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