PERSONAL DETAIL


DR. TANIA ISLAM

Department of Surgery
Faculty of Medicine
 
  tania.omee@um.edu.my
 Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/S-1315-2016

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



PROFESSIONAL
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).


  • Bangladesh Medical and Dental Association (BMDC), Member, 2004, (University)
  • Japan Epidemiological Association, Member, 2011 to 2012, (International)
  • Malaysian Medical Council, Members Of The Association, 2016 to 2019, (University)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role), (Level), (Start date),(End Date).


  • Project Manager of MyBCC project, Faculty, 01/08/2017 to 30/06/2019
  • Coordinator,UMMC Breast Cancer Survivorship Service Programme, Faculty, 01/08/2016 to 31/07/2017 ("UMMC Breast Cancer Survivorship Service Programme")
  • Project Coordinator " Malaysian Breast Cancer Survivorship Cohort Study(MyBCC)", Faculty, 01/08/2016 to 31/07/2019 (MyBCC project)

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Epidemiology
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Medical and Health Sciences, 


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Article in Academic Journals

2019
  • Breast J. 2019 Sep 8. doi: 10.1111/tbj.13617. [Epub ahead of print] Adherence rate and the factors contribute toward the surgical adherence of breast cancer in Malaysia. Cheng ML1, See MH1, Sinnadurai S1, Islam T1, Alip A2, Ng CG3, Taib NA1; MyBCC Study Group. (ISI-Indexed)

2018
  • Majid HA , Low Phei Keow, Tania Islam et al (2018) Nutritional status of breast cancer survivors one year after diagnosis: A preliminary analysis from the Malaysian Breast Cancer Survivorship Cohort (MyBCC) study. J Acad Nutr Diet. 118(4):705-713. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2017.05.024 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Tan MM, Ho WK, Yoon SY, Mariapun S, Hasan SN, Lee DS, Hassan T, Lee SY, Phuah SY, Sivanandan K, Ng PP, Rajaram N, Jaganathan M, Jamaris S, Islam T, Rahmat K, Fadzli F, Vijayananthan A, Rajadurai P, See MH, Thong MK, Mohd Taib NA, Yip CH, Teo SH .A case-control study of breast cancer risk factors in 7,663 women in Malaysia. PLoS One. 2018 Sep 14;13(9):e0203469. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0203469 (ISI-Indexed)

2017
  • Zulikipli AF, Islam T, Mohd Taib NA et al (2018) Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Among Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Patients in Malaysia: An Early Report From the MyBCC Study; Integr Cancer Ther. 17(2):312-321. doi: 10.1177/1534735417745248.https (ISI-Indexed)

2015
  • Islam T, Bhoo-Pathy N, Su TT, et al. Malaysian Breast Cancer Survivorship Cohort (MyBCC): A Study Protocol. BMJ Open 2015 (ISI-Indexed)

2014
  • T Islam, M Dahlui, HA Majid, AM Nahar, NAM Taib, TT Su.Factors associated with return to work of breast cancer survivors: a systematic review BMC public health 14 (Suppl 3), S8 (ISI-Indexed)

2013
  • T Islam, H Ito, A Sueta, S Hosono, K Hirose, M Watanabe, H Iwata, K Tajima, H Tanaka, K Matsuo. Alcohol and dietary folate intake and the risk of breast cancer: a case control study in Japan.European Journal of Cancer Prevention 22 (4), 358-366 (ISI-Indexed)

2012
  • A Sueta, H Ito, T Islam, S Hosono, M Watanabe, K Hirose, T Fujita,H Iwata,Y Yatabe, K Tajima, H Tanaka, H Iwase, K Matsuo...Differential impact of body mass index and its change on the risk of breast cancer by molecular subtype: A case-control study in Japanese women. SpringerPlus 1 (1), 1-10 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Islam T, Matsuo K, Ito H, Hosono S, Watanabe M, Iwata H, Tajima K, Tanaka H (2012) Reproductive and hormonal risk factors for luminal, HER2-overexpressing, and triple- negative breast cancer in Japanese women. Ann Oncol. doi:mdr613 [pii] 10.1093/annonc/mdr613, (ISI-Indexed)
Proceeding

2018
  • T. Islam, T.T. Su, S. Musthaffa, N. Abdullah Din, Z. Rahman, K.N. Mohamed, S. Kaur, C.E. Beaumont, K. Crawford-Gray, N.A. Taib. Improving Breast Health Literacy Through an Innovative Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign Using the Know Your Lemons (KYL) Materials in Malaysia. JGO.2018 (ISI-Indexed)
  • M.D. Ganggayah, N.A. Taib, T. Islam, S.K. Dhillon et al. Application of Database and Data Science Techniques in the Malaysian Breast Cancer Survivorship Cohort STUDY.2018. Journal of Global Oncology.Issue 4;110s-110s (ISI-Indexed)
  • SJ Kiew, T Islam, NA Taib, HA Majid, MyBCC Study Group et al.The Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome Among Newly Diagnosed Malaysian Breast Cancer Patients.2018.Journal of Global Oncology, 120s-1204_suppl_2 (ISI-Indexed)
  • B Shunnmugam, S Sinnadurai, SH Chua, T Islam, MH See, NA Mohd Taib et al. Linguistic and Psychometric Validity of the Malay BREAST-Q in Women Undergoing Breast Cancer Surgery in Malaysia.Journal of Global Oncology. 2018,4_suppl_2,115s (ISI-Indexed)

2017
  • Mao Li Cheng, Mee Hong See, Tania Islam, Nur Aishah Taib et al.Determinants of adherence to therapies among Malaysian women with breast cancer: MyBCC Cohort.2017.DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18282/amor.v3.i6.265 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Kamudin Nur Allaiyna Ferdaus, See Mee Hong, Suniza Jumaris, Tania Islam, Nur Aishah Md Taib et al;Outcome of invasive lobular carcinoma of breast in Malaysia.Advances in Modern Oncology Research.2017. Vol3 Issue 6. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18282/amor.v3.i6.259 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
Extended Abstract

2018
  • Nur Aishah Taib and Tania Islam, Suhaida Mushtaffa, and Ranjit Kaur et al.Treatment Information and Navigation Program for New Patients With Breast Cancer in Malaysia.Journal of Global Oncology, 4_suppl_3 (ISI-Indexed)

AREAS OF RESEARCH
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level), (Source).


  • Improving quality of life of breast cancer patients in the immediate post-operative setting using the Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) pathway . Project No :IIRG006A-19HWB, IIRG, Co-Investigator, 2019 - 2020, Others MOHE, (National)
  • Improving Access To Breast Cancer Early Diagnosis Pathway For Urban B40 Women In Selangor, Consultant, 2019 - 2021, Others MOHE - Top 100 (IIRG)-HWB, (National)
  • Exploration of Needs of Patient and Health Systems in Implementing a Breast Cancer Survivorship Care Plan (SCP) in Malaysia, Consultant, 2019 - 2021, Others MOHE - Top 100 (IIRG)-HWB, (National)
  • Developing A Breast Cancer Awareness Psychoeducational Tool In Malaysian Women To Improve Health Literacy And Early Detection, Consultant, 2019 - 2020, RU Geran - UMCares, (National)
  • Exploration of Needs of Patient and Health Systems in Implementing a Breast Cancer Survivorship Care Plan in Malaysia, Coordinator, 2018 - 2019, NONE, (National)
  • Multidisciplinary Point of Care Data Capture for Innovative Healthcare: The I-pesakit Breast Cancer Module Prototype, enhancement of the University Malaya Medical Centre I-pesakit Electronic Medical Records, Consultant, 2017 - 2019, Prototype Research Grant Scheme (PRGS), (National)
  • Breast Cancer Risk Attributable With Mammographic Density Of The Breast And Body Fat, Consultant, 2015 - 2018, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - HTM (Wellness), (University)
  • The Outcomes And Associated Factors Of Financial Support Among Breast Cancer Survivors, Principal Investigator(PI), 2015 - 2018, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  • Malaysian Breast Cancer Survivorship Cohort Study, Others, 2015 - 2016, High Impact Research (HIR), (National)
  • Vitamin D And Risk Of Breast Cancer In Malaysia, Consultant, 2015 - 2018, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - HTM (Wellness), (University)
  • Malysian Breast Cancer Survivorship Cohort Stydy (MyBCC), Others, 2014 - 2015, UM -QUB Research Grant, (International)

CONSULTATION PROJECT/CONSULTANCY
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Organisation).


  • Scientific Reviewer for the Integrative Cancer Therapies Journal, 2018-2018, Integrative Cancer Therapies Journal
  • 5th AHLA International Health Literacy Conference, 2017-2017, Asian Health literacy Associations
  • Scientific Reviewer of Integrative Cancer Therapies Journal, 2017-2017, Integrative Cancer Therapies Journal
  • Malaysian Breast Cancer Survivorship Cohort(MyBCC) Project, 2016-2016, Department of Surgery

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
(Name of Award), (Awarding Institution), (Year Awarded), (Level).


  • Developing Breast Cancer Awareness Psychoeducational Tool in Malaysian Women to Improve Health Literacy and Early Detection. Best Poster, University of Malaya Academic Community Engagement International Conference 2019 , 2019, (National)
  • Isurvive: a Machine Learning Enabled Digital Research Platform for Predicting Breast Cancer Survival Based On Life Style Factors". 1st Runner Up (Poster Presentation), , 21st Industrial Art and Technology Exihibition (Inatex), Utm, 2019, (National)
  • The Hori Arts and Science Foundation , Hori Foundation, Japan, 2012, (National)
  • Japan Student Services Organization (Jasso) Scholarships, The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, 2011, (International)

PRESENTATIONS
(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).


ORAL
  • Factors associated with return to work of breast cancer survivors: A systematic review, International Research Symposium on Population Health 2013., 2013-11-19 to 2013-11-20, Center of Population Health and SPM, (International)
  • Cohort profile (MyBCC), Science cafe, 2017-10-16 to 2017-10-16, MERDU, (University)
  • Effectiveness of Breast Care Nurse(BCN) Led Video Orientation Programme on Information and Navigation for Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Patients at University Malaya Medical Center(UMMC),Malaysia, Cancer and Drug discovery, Research thrust Series: Patient centered care, 2018-07-16 to 2018-07-16, UM, (University)
  • IMPROVING BREAST HEALTH LITERACY THROUGH AN INNOVATIVE BREAST CANCER AWARENESS CAMPAIGN USING THE KNOW YOUR LEMONS(KYL) MATERIALS IN MALAYSIA, World Cancer Congress, 2018-10-01 to 2018-10-04, World Cancer Congress organization, (International)
POSTER
  • Folate, Alcohol intake and Risk of Breast Cancer: A Case-Control Study , 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Japan Epidemiological Association , 2012-01-26 to 2012-01-28, Japan Epidemiological Association , (International)
  • The effects of individually tailored Breast Care Nurse led video Orientation programme on Information and Navigation for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients at University Malaya Medical Center (UMMC), Malaysia, 5th AHLA International Health literacy Conference, 2017-11-12 to 2017-11-14, UM, Malaysia, (International)
  • Exploration of Needs of Patient and Health Systems in undertaking a Breast Survivorship Care Plan in Malaysia, 3rd Annual South east Asia Breast Cancer Symposium, 2018-08-03 to 2018-08-05, Breast Cancer Welfare Association Malaysia, GFC and Shwe Yaung Hnin Si Cancer Foundation, (International)

EXPERT LINKAGES
(Linkages Description), (Organisation), (Year of Involvement), (Duration), (Level).


  • The Project ECHO for Knowledge Summaries for Comprehensive Breast Cancer Control (KSBC), the US National Cancer Institute , 2018, (International)

EXPERT/TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTIONS
(Activity), (Organisation), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level).


  • Scientific Writing Workshop, UMMC, Expert Advisor, 2019, (University)
  • Review of scientific article, The journal of Science and Technology, Scientific Reviewer, 2018-2019, (International)
  • Implementation of Malaysian Breast Cancer Survivorship Care Plan, UM, Coordinator, 2018-2019, (National)

CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution To Society), (Level), (Start Date), (End Date).


  • Turner & Townsend "Breast cancer Awareness talk ", (Community), 05/10/2018 until 05/10/2018
  • Committee Member, Pink October " October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month", (Community), 01/10/2018 until 30/11/2018
  • Coordinator, Breast Cancer Campaign " Show you Care Be Aware" and Booth Exhibition, (Community), 09/10/2017 until 30/12/2017
  • Secretariate "4th UMMC Breast Cancer Public Forum", (Community), 08/10/2017 until 08/12/2017
  • Member Organizing Committee, "Cooking for success with the Candy Girls" programme, (Community), 22/10/2016 until 22/10/2016
  • SECRETARIAT (Publicity),"3rd UMMC Breast Cancer Public Forum 2016 ", (Community), 09/10/2016 until 09/12/2016

SUPERVISION


POST GRADUATE STUDENT
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Ongoing
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Nur Sofiani Diana Binti Mohammed Yusof, THE STATUS AND FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH FINANCIAL SUPPORT AMONG BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS IN MALAYSIA, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Nur Sofiani Diana Binti Mohammed Yusof, THE STATUS AND FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH FINANCIAL SUPPORT AMONG BREAST CANCER SURVIVORS IN MALAYSIA, 2016/2017
  • Master Degree, Nur Alliyananur Allaiyna Ferdaus Kamudin, OUTCOME OF INVASIVE LOBULAR BREAST CANCER IN THE ASIAN SETTING, 2015/2016
  • Master Degree, Cheng Mao Li, DETERMINANTS OF ADHERENCE TO THERAPIES AMONG MALAYSIAN WOMEN WITH BREAST CANCER: MyBCC COHORT, 2015/2016
  • Master Degree, Alexander Lim Zhang You, Survival Analysis of Breast Cancer According To 8th AJCC Staging, 2015/2016
FIRST DEGREE/DIPLOMA/PRE-DEGREE
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No. of Candidates)

Completed
  • Malaysian Breast cancer Survivorship Cohort (MyBCC) Database, 2016/2017, 1

TEACHING
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No of Student), (No of Contact Hours).


POST GRADUATE
  • Understanding basic statistical terms and tools, 2018/2019(1), 37, 4
  • How to prepare for your CD and convey your study findings in the result session and in discussion section, 2018/2019, 38, 1
  • Statistical Analysis and Basic Interpretation of Data Workshop , 2016/2017, 30, 3
  • Roles and Responsibilities Workshop , 2016/2017, 30, 7
FIRST DEGREE
  • Problem based learning Training Workshop for students, 2019/2020, 9, 9
  • Stage 2, Block 7 (Neuroscince), 2019/2020, 9, 14
  • PBL training workshop and tutorials for students, 2018/2019(2), 9, 5
  • Stage 1, Block 3, Musculoskeletal Science, 2018/2019, 8, 9
  • Stage2, block 8, Endocrinology nutrition and Sexual health, 2018/2019, 8, 13.5
  • Stage 2, Block 9, Renal & Urology, 2018/2019, 8, 7.5
  • Stage 1, Block 4, Cardiovascular science, 2018/2019, 8, 9
  • Block 7 (Neuroscience) Stage 2, 2017/2018, 8, 14
  • Block 3, Musculoskeletal Science, 2017/2018, 8, 8
  • Block 8 Endocrinology, Nutrition & Sexual health, 2017/2018, 8, 14
  • Block 6 (Haematology) 2017/2018 (PBL Stage 2), 2017/2018, 8, 7.5
  • PBL Stage1, Block3, 2017/2018, 8, 9
  • Stage 1, Block 2 (Foundation), 2017/2018, 8, 7.5
  • PBL Stage1, Block 4, 2017/2018, 8, 9
  • Stage 2, block 8 (Endocrinology, Nutrition and Sexual health), 2017/2018, 8, 13.5
  • PBL,Stage 2, Block 9 (Renal and Urology), 2016/2017, 8, 7.5