Shou-Ching Tang, MD, PhD, FACP, FRCPC


Shou-Ching Tang, MD, PhD, FACP, FRCPC

Professor of Medicine
Leader, Breast Cancer Multidisciplinary Team
Co-Leader, Breast Cancer Interdisciplinary Translational Research Team
Augusta University Cancer Center

Dr. Shou-Ching Tang, MD, PhD, FACP, FRCPC, is currently a Professor and Leader of the Breast Cancer Multidisciplinary Program at the Augusta University Cancer Center. He earned his medical degree with honors from West China University of Medical Sciences and a PhD in molecular biology from the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He completed his internship and internal medicine residency program in Edmonton and a medical oncology fellowship at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto, Canada. After graduation, Dr. Tang successfully developed medical oncology and cancer research programs at St. John’s, Newfoundland, and served as the Director of Medical Oncology and Cancer Research at the Newfoundland Cancer Treatment Center and Research Foundation. He also founded and chaired the Atlantic Canada Oncology Group (ACOG) for six years before moving to the United States. Other roles include serving as the Adjunct Professor at the University of Minnesota, Martha Macon Stimpson Endowed Chair in Medical Oncology at the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute and Director of Clinical Research with the Allina Health System Breast Cancer Program. He was also a former Professor and Chief of Hematology/Oncology at the Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado, a Professor of Medicine and the Director of the Breast Cancer Program at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Scottsdale, Arizona. He also held a role as the Director of Solid Tumor Oncology and Associate Cancer Center Director for Clinical Research at the University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. He is certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology by both the American Board of Internal Medicine and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.


Dr. Tang is an experienced researcher whose primary interests include clinical trials in breast and lung cancers and has chaired and participated in many national and international clinical trials. He was the Founding Member of the Breast Cancer International Research Group (BCIRG) and served on its Scientific Advisory Board. He was also a member of the ECOG Thoracic Core Committee and Biotherapy Sub-Committee. Dr. Tang serves as the Associate Editor for the International Journal of Cancer and Clinical Research. Also, he serves as an editorial member of the Journal of Cancer Studies and Therapy, the Journal of Modern Oncology and the Chinese Journal of Lung Cancer and has published extensively in his fields of research. Dr. Tang recently founded the Asia International Breast Cancer Summit (AIBCS) and has chaired it annual meeting in Asia since its conception in 2007. He recently co-founded the US Chinese Anticancer Association (USCACA) and served as its first President. He has held honorary or visiting professorship at academic institutions in Tianjin, Chengdu, Xian, Guangzhou and Shenyang in China and consultant professor in Argentina. Dr. Tang has organized, chaired and spoken at many national and international conferences. Dr. Tang has also served for over 7 years as a Board of Director of MedMira, a biotechnology company in Canada that specializes in rapid detection of viral infection and cancer.


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