Roger Tsang

Roger Y. Tsang, MD, FRCPC

Positions

Clinical Assistant Professor

Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Oncology

Medical Oncologist

Tom Baker Cancer Centre

Member

Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute

Contact information

Web presence

Phone number

Office: 403.521.3688

Background

Educational Background

Bachelor of Medical Science (BMSc) , University of Alberta, 2003

Doctor of Medicine (MD) with Special Training in Research , University of Alberta, 2004

Internal Medicine , Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC), 2008

Medical Oncology , Sub-Specialty Certification, Royal College of Physicians of Canada, 2009

Biography

Dr. Tsang is a staff medical oncologist at the cancer centre in Calgary. He obtained his MD with Special Training in Research at the University of Alberta, followed by Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology residency training in Edmonton. He completed a Translational Oncology research fellowship at UCLA in Los Angeles, California. Since 2018, he has served as a Medical Informatics Lead in Medical Oncology, Calgary Zone, with AHS Connect Care. In 2020, he received an Evidence-Based Medicine teaching award from the Medical Oncology residency training program.

Research

Areas of Research

Areas of Focus
  • Breast Cancer
  • Neuro-Oncology (CNS Cancers)
Activities

Dr. Tsang is an active participant in local, cooperative group, and industry-sponsored research studies in breast and central nervous system (CNS) cancers. He is the site PI for Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG) CEC.6 [ALLIANCE N0577], a phase III clinical trial evaluating temozolomide versus PCV chemotherapy in patients with 1p/19q co-deleted gliomas. He is a co-investigator in a phase I/II study evaluating niacin in patients with newly diagnosed glioblastoma, and a co-investigator in a breast cancer study evaluating the use of a novel microwave imaging technique in patients receiving neoadjuvant systemic therapy. He also serves as a physician member on the CCTG Audit and Monitoring Committee.