Department of Surgery
Faculty of Medicine
  Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
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 Total Articles in Publication List  225
 Articles With Citation Data  202
 Sum of the Times Cited   4924
 Average Citations per Article   24.38
 h-index   32
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(Qualification), (Institution).

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

  • Malaysian Medical Association, Member, 1982, (National)
  • Academy of Medicine, Member, 1986, (National)
  • Association of University Surgeons of Asia, Member, 1998, (International)
  • Asian Breast Cancer Society, Exco Member, 2000, (International)
  • Asian Surgical Association, Member, 2000, (International)
  • Medicolegal Society of Malaysia, Member, 2000, (National)
  • International Surgical Society, Member, 2001, (International)
  • Breast Surgery International , Member, 2001, (International)
  • College of Surgeons of Malaysia, Honorary Secretary, 2008, (National)

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

  • Head of Department, Faculty, 01/01/2003 to 31/12/2006
  • Head of Department, Faculty, 01/09/2000 to 31/08/2001


  • Surgery (Breast Surgery, Breast Cancer, Epidemiology)


Chapter in Book

  • Yip CH. Breast cancer in Asia. Mukesh Verma (Ed.) Methods in Molecular Biology, Cancer Epidemiology, vol 471@2009 Humana Press. (ISI-Indexed)

  • Nasir Yusoff, Wah Yun Low, Cheng Har Yip. 2008. Predictors of relationship satisfaction among women with breast cancer. In: Zailina Hashim, Zalilah Mohd. Shariff, Mazanah Muhamad (eds. Breast Cancer in Malaysia: Issues and Educational Implications. Serdang: Institute of Social Science Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

  • April Roslani and Yip Cheng Har. Acute Abdominal Emergencies. In Management Aspects of Acute Care Eds Chan Yoo Kuen and Ng Kwee Peng. UM Press. Pgs 145-156. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
Article in Academic Journals

  • Kang Choon Eng Peter, Sze Yee Phuah, Kavitta Sivanandan, In Nee Kang, Eswary Thirthagiri, Liu Jian Jun, Norhashimah Hassan, Yoon Sook-Yee, Thong Meow Keong, Miao Hui, Mikael Hartman, Yip Cheng Har, Nur Aishah Mohd Taib and Teo Soo Hwang. Recurrent mutation testing of BRCA1 and BRCA2 in Asian breast cancer patients identify carriers in those with presumed low risk by family history. Breast Cancer Res Treat 2014 DOI 10.1007/s10549-014-2894-x (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Char-Hong Ng, Nirmala Bhoo Pathy, Nur Aishah Taib, Gwo- Fuang Ho, Kein-Seong Mun, Anthony Rhodes, Lai- Meng Looi, Cheng-Har Yip.2014. Do Clinical Features and Suivival of Single Hormone Receptor Positive Breast Cancers Differ from Double Hormone Receptor Positive Breast Cancers? Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 15(18): 7959- 7964. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

  • Nur Aishah, Taib, Yip, C.H., & Low, W.Y. 2013. A grounded explanation of why womenpresent with advanced breast cancer. World J Surg. Nov 2013, vol 37. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Common genetic determinants of breast-cancer risk in East Asian women: a collaborative study of 23 637 breast cancer cases and 25 579 controls. Zheng W, Zhang B, Cai Q, Sung H, Michailidou K, Shi J, Choi JY, Long J, Dennis J, Humphreys MK, Wang Q, Lu W, Gao YT, Li C, Cai H, Park SK, Yoo KY, Noh DY, Han W, Dunning AM, Benitez J, Vincent D, Bacot F, Tessier D, Kim SW, Lee MH, Lee JW, Lee JY, Xiang YB, Zheng Y, Wang W, Ji BT, Matsuo K, Ito H, Iwata H, Tanaka H, Wu AH, Tseng CC, Van Den Berg D, Stram DO, Teo SH, Yip CH, Kang IN, Wong TY, Shen CY, Yu JC, Huang CS, Hou MF, Hartman M, Miao H, Lee SC, Putti TC, Muir K, Lophatananon A, Stewart-Brown S, Siriwanarangsan P, Sangrajrang S, Shen H, Chen K, Wu PE, Ren Z, Haiman CA, Sueta A, Kim MK, Khoo US, Iwasaki M, Pharoah PD, Wen W, Hall P, Shu XO, Easton DF, Kang D. Hum Mol Genet. 2013 Mar 27. [Epub ahead of print] (ISI-Indexed)
  • Prevalence of PALB2 mutations in breast cancer patients in multi- ‐ethnic Asian population in Malaysia and Singapore. Phuah SY, Lee SY, Kang P, Kang IN, Yoon SY, Thong MK, Hartman M, Sng JH,YipCH,Mohd Taib NA, TeoSH. Plos One2013 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Adina Abdullah, Khatijah Lim Abdullah,Cheng Har Yip, Soo-Hwang Teo, Nur Aishah Taib, Chirk Jenn Ng (2013) The Decision Making Journey of Malaysian Women with Early Breast Cancer : A Qualitative Study. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention 14 (12) :7143-7147 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

  • Chee Ee Phua, Anita Zarina Bustam, Mastura Md Yusof, MARNIZA SAAD, Cheng-Har Yip, Nor Aishah Taib and Char Hong Ng. 2012 Risk of treatment related death (TRD) with adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer: A study in University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC). Journal of Cancer Therepeutics & Research 1: 13 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Yusoff N, Low, W.Y, & Yip, C.H. 2012. Psychometric properties of the Malay version of the Breast Module (BR23). Sing Med J 53(1): 36-39 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

  • Nasir Yusoff, Low, W.Y. & Yip, C.H. 2011. Psychometric properties of the Malay versin of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale: A stuy of husbands of breast cancer patients in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 12: 915-917 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ng CH, Bhoo Pathy N, Taib NA, The YC, Mun KS, AMiruddin A, Evlina S, Rhodes A, Yip CH. Comparison of breast cancer in Indonesia and Malaysia a clinico- pathological study between Dharmais Cancer Centre Jakarta and University Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur. Accepted for publication by Asian Pacific J Cancer Prev (Tier 4 IF 1.2) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Naidu R, Yip CH, Taib NA. Genetic variations in transciption factor 7-like 2 (TCF7L2) gene: association of TCF7L2 rs12255372 (G/T) or rs7903146(C/T) with breast cancer risk and clinico-pathological parameters. Med Oncol. 2011 Feb 8. [Epub ahead of print] IF 1.2 Tier 4X (ISI-Indexed)
  • Anderson BO, Cazap E, El Saghir NS, Yip CH, Khaled HM, Otero IV, Adebamowo CA, Badwe RA, Harford JB. Optimisation of breast cancer management in low- resource and middle-resource countries: executive summary of the Breast Health Global Initiative consensus, 2010. Lancet Oncol. 2011 Apr;12(4):387-98. Tier 1 IF 17.76 X (ISI-Indexed)
  • 9.Yip CH, Cazap E, Anderson BO, Bright KL, Caleffi M, Cardoso F, Elzawawy AM, Harford JB, Krygier GD, Masood S, Murillo R, Muse IM, Otero IV, Passman LJ, Santini LA, da Silva RC, Thomas DB, Torres S, Zheng Y, Khaled HM. Breast cancer management in middle-resource countries (MRCs): consensus statement from the Breast Health Global Initiative. Breast. 2011 Apr;20 Suppl 2:S12-9. Tier 2 (OG) IF 2.1X (ISI-Indexed)
  • Naidu R, Har YC, Taib NA. Polymorphic Variant Ser128Arg of E-Selectin is Associated with Breast Cancer Risk and High Grade Tumors.Onkologie 2011;34(11):592-7. EPUB 2011 Oct 28 ( IF 0.105 Tier 4 ) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nasir Yusoff, Wah Yun Low, Cheng Har Yip. Psychometric properties of the Malay version of the Breast Module (BR23). Sing Med J, 2011 (in press) (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Bhoo Pathy N, Hartman M, Yip C, Saxena N, Taib NA, Siew Eng Lim SE, Philip Iau P, Hans-Olov Adami, Bulgiba AM, Lee SC, Verkooijen HM. Ethnic differences in survival after breast cancer in South East Asia: Accepted by PL0S One(Tier 1 IF 4.411) (HIR grant acknowledged) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Taib, N.A., Yip, C.H. & Low, W.Y. 2011. Recognizing symptoms of breast cancer as a reason for delayed presentation in Asian women- The psycho-socio-cultural model for breast symptom appraisal: Opportunities for intervention. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 12(6): 1601-8 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Sook-Yee Yoon, Meow-Keong Thong, Nur Aishah Mohd Taib, Cheng-Har Yip and Soo-Hwang Teo, 2011. Genetic Counseling For Patients and Families with Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer in a Developing Asian Country: An Observational Descriptive Study. Familial Cancer 2011 DOI 10.1007/s10689-011-9420-7 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Bhoo Pathy N, Uiterwaal CSPM, Taib NA, Verkooijen HM, Yip CH. Gradually implemented new biomarkers for prognostication of breast cancer: Complete case analysis may introduce bias. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, in press (Tier 1, Impact factor 3.7) (HIR grant acknowledged) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Pathy NB, Verkooijen HM, Taib NA, Hartman M, Yip CH. Impact of breast surgery on survival in women presenting with metastatic breast cancer. Br J Surg. 2011 Nov;98(11):1566-72. doi: 10.1002/bjs.7650. Epub 2011 Aug 19 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Moore MA, Yip CH, Yoo KY. New Developments to report for the APCCP and the APOCP. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 2011;12(1):1-2 Tier 4 IF 1.2 (ISI-Indexed)

  • Tan YO, Han S, Lu YS, Yip CH, Sunpaweravong P, Jeong J, CaguioaPB, Aggarwal S, Min Yeoh E, Moon H. The prevalence and assessment of ErB2-positive breast cancer in Asia: a literature survey. Cancer. 2010 Aug 16 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Toi M, Ohashi Y, Seow A, MoriyaT, Tse G,Sasano H, Park BW, Chow LW, Laudico AV, Yip CH, Ueno E, Ishiguro H, Bando H. The Breast Cancer Working Group presentation was divided into three sections: the epidemiology, pathology and treatment of breast cancer. Jpn J Clin Oncol 2010 Sep;40 Suppl 1:i13-18 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Moore MA, Manan AA, Chow KY, Cornain SF, Devi CR, Triningsih FX, Laudico A, Mapua CA, Mirasol-Lumague MR, Noorwati S, Nyunt K, Othman NH, Shah SA, Sinuraya ES, Yip CH, Sobue T. Cancer Epidemiology and control in peninsula and island South-East Asia ¿ past, present and future. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 2010;11 Supp 2:81-98 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Choong LP, Taib NA, Rampal S, SAAD M, Bustam AZ, Yip CH. High tumour stage and margin clearance are still important prognostic factors for postmastectomy locoregional recurrence in Malaysia. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 2010;11(4):1409-16. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Rozita AM, MARNIZA S, Mastura MY, Wam Zamaniah WI, Yip CH, Taib NA. Patterns of breast cancer relapse at university Malaya Medical Centre. JUMMEC 2010; 13(1): 25-34. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Kang P, Mariapun S, Phuah SY, Lim LS, Liu J, Yoon SY, Thong MK, Mohd Taib NA, Yip CH, Teo SH. 37. Kang P, Mariapun S, Phuah SY, Lim LS, Liu J, Yoon SY, Thong MK, Mohd Taib NA, Yip CH, Teo SH 2010. Large BRCA1 and BRCA2 genomic rearrangements in Malaysian high risk breast-ovarian cancer families.Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2010 Jul 9. [Epub ahead of print] DOI10.1007/s10549-010-1018-5 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Chong HY, Taib NA, Rampal S, Saad M, Bustam AZ, Yip CH. Treatment options for locally advanced breast cancer experience in an Asian Tertiery Hospital Asian Pac J of Cancer Prev 2010;11(4):913-7. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Yusoff, Nasir., Low, W.Y. & Yip, C.H. 2010. Reliability and validity of Brief COPE (English version)among women with breast cancer undergoing treatment of adjuvant chemotherapy: A Malaysian study. Medical J Malaysia March 2010; 65(1): 41-44 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Looi LM, Cheah PL, Ng MH, Yip CH, Mun KS, Rahman NA. Comparison of Telomere Length and Telomerase Activation between Breast Fibroadenoma and Infiltrating Ductal Carcinoma in Malaysian Women. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 2010;11(3):713-6. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Yusoff, Nasir, Low, W.Y. & Yip, C.H. 2010. The Malay version of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Questionnaire (EORTC- QLQ C30): Reliability and validity study. The International Medical Journal Malaysia 9(2): 45-50 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Ng CH, Lee KT, Taib NA, Yip CH. Experience with hookwire localisation excision biopsy at a medical centre in Malaysia. Singapore Med J 2010 Apr;51(4):306- 10. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Naidu R, Har YC,TaibNAM. GLyoxalase 1Ala111Glu gene polymorphism: No association with breast cancer risk but correlated with absence of progerone recdeptor. Patholong International 2010;60(9) 614-620. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Naidu R, Har YC,Taib NAM. Genetic polymporphisms of Paraoxonase 1 (PON1) gene: Association between L55M or Q192R with breast cancer risk and clinic-pathological parameters. Pathol Oncolog Research 2010. (ISI-Indexed)

  • Loh S, Packer TL, Yip CH, Passmore A. Targeting health disparity in breast cancer: insights into women\'s knowledge of their cancer profile in Malaysia. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2009 Oct-Dec;10(4):631-6. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Wong NS, Anderson BO, Khoo KS, Ang PT, Yip CH, Lu YS, Voravud N, Shao ZM, Pritchard KI.. Management of HER2- positive breast cancer in Asia: consensus statement from the Asian Oncology Summit 2009. Lancet Oncol. 2009 Nov;10(11):1077-85 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Naidu R, Har YC, Taib NA. Associations between the hypoxia-inducible factor 1-alpha (HIF-1alpha) gene polymorphisms and risk of developing breast cancer. Neoplasma 2009:56(5):441-7. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Iyengar KR, Peh SC, Yip CH, Vijayananthan A. Infiltrating duct carcinoma within a fibroadenoma. Indian J Cancer 2009 Jul-Sep;46(3):244-6. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Tan, G.H., Nur Aishah Taib, Choo, W.Y., Teo, S.H., Yip, C.H. (2009). Clinical characteristics of triple-negative breast cancer experience in an Asian Developing Country. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 10: 395-397. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Yip CH, Taib NA, Tan GH, Ng KL, Yoong BK, Choo WY. (2009). Predictors of Axillary Lymph Node Metastases in Breast Cancer: Is There a Role for Minimal Axillary Surgery? World J Surg.33(1):54-57. Epub 2008 Oct 29. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Yip CH. Axillary Lymph Node Metastases in Breast Cancer. US Chinese Journal of Lymphology and Oncology 2009 March;8:5-9 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Tham TM, Krishnan I, Taib NA, Yip CH. Fine needle aspiration biopsy, core needle biopsy or excision biopsy to diagnose breast cancer: which is the ideal method? Asian Pacific J Cancer Prev 2009;10:153- 156. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Yusoff N, Low WY, Yip CH. 2009. Depression among women with breast cancer. Journal of Asian Social Psychology (in press) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Yip CH, Taib NA, Tan GH, Ng KL, Yoong BK, Choo WY. Predictors of axillary lymph node metastases in breast cancer: is there a role for minimal axillary surgery. World J Surg. 2009 Jan;33(1):54-7. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Kenemans P, Bundred NJ, Foidart JM, Kubista E, von Schoultz B, Sismondi P, Vassilopoulou-Sellin R, Yip CH, Egberts J, Mol-Arts M, Mulder R, van Os S, Beckmann MW; on behalf of the LIBERATE Study Group. Safety and efficacy of tibolone in breast cancer patients with vasomotor symptoms: a double-blind, randomized, non-inferiority trial. Lancet Oncol. 2009; 10(2):135-46. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Al-Daraji WI, O¿Shea AM, Looi LM, Yip CH, Ellis I. Pigmented mammary Paget¿s disease; not a melanoma. Histopathology 2009;54(5):614-7. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Thirthagiri E, Cheong LS, Yip CH, Teo SH. CHEK2*1100delC does not contribute to risk of breast cancer among Malay, Chinese and Indians in Malaysia. Fam Cancer 2009;28: (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Leong BD, Chuah JA, Kumar VM, Rohamini S, Siti ZS, Yip CH. Trends of breast cancer treatment in Sabah, Malaysia: a problem with lack of awareness. Singapore Med J. 2009 Aug;50(8):772-6. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

  • Mohd Taib NA, Yip CH, Mohamed I. Survival analysis of Malaysian women with breast cancer: results from the University Malaya Medical Centre. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 2008 Apr-Jun;9(2):197-202 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Yip CH, Smith RA, Anderson BO etal. Guideline implementation for Breast Healthcare in Low and Middle Income COuntries: Early Detection Resource Allocation. Cancer 2008;113(8):2244-2258 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Anderson BO, Yip CH, Smith RA etal. Guideline Implemenation for Breast Healthcare in Low-Income and Middle-Income Countries: Overview of the Breast Health Global Initiative Global Summit 2007. Cancer 2008;113(8):2221-2243 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Yip CH, Mohd Taib NA, Lay PC. Does a positive family history influence the presentation of breast cancer? Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2008 Jan-Mar;9(1):63-5. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Naidu R, Yip CH, Taib NA. Polymorphisms of HER2 Il2655Val and cyclin D1(CCNDI)G870A are not associated with breast cancer risk but polymorphic allele of HER2 is associated with nodal metastases. Neoplasma 2008;55(2):87-95. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Jayaram G, Hayati JN, Yip CH, Ranganathan S, Taib NA. Cytologic, histologic and immunocytochemical features in fine needle aspiration of paraganglioma-like variant of medullary carcinoma. Acta Cytologica 2008;52(1);119-121. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Haron NH, Taib NA, Yip CH. Is clinical assessment of the axilla a reliable indicator for lymph node metastases in breast cancer? ANZ J Surg 2008 Nov;78(11):943-4. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Yip CH. Academic surgery in Asia. ANZ J Surg. 2008 May;78(5):345-6 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Anderson BO, Yip CH, Smith RA etal. The Breast Health Global Initiative: a catalyst for cancer control in limited resource countries. EJC Supplements 2008:6(7):166-167 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Thirthagiri E, Lee S, Kang P, Lee D, Toh G, Selamat S, Yoon SY, Taib NM, Thong M, Yip C, Teo S. Evaluation of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations and risk-prediction models in a typical Asian country (Malaysia) with a relatively low incidence of breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res. 2008 Jul 16;10(4):R59 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Toh GT, Kang P, Lee SS, Lee DS, Lee SY, Selamat S, Mohd Taib NA, Yoon SY, Yip CH, Teo SH. BRCA1 and BRCA2 germline mutations in Malaysian women with early-onset breast cancer without a family history. PLoS ONE. 2008 Apr 23;3(4):e2024. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Mohamed E, Abdul-Rahman PS, Doustjalali SR, Chen Y, Lim BK, Omar SZ, Bustam AZ, Singh VA, Mohd-Taib NA, Yip CH, Hashim OH. Lectin-based electrophoretic analysis of the expression of the 35 kDa inter-alpha-trypsin inhibitor heavy chain H4 fragment in sera of patients with five different malignancies. Electrophoresis. 2008 Jun;29(12):2645-50. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Shameem H, Yip CH, Fong E. Immediate breast reconstruction after mastectomy: why do women choose this option? Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 2008 Jul-Sep;9 (3):409-12 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Valaiutham S, Taib NA, Ng KL, Yoong BK, Yip CH. Does the pre-operative value of serum CA15-3 correlate with survival in breast cancer? Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 2008 Jul-Sep;9(3):445-8. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Kadir AA, Iyengar K, Peh SC, Yip CH. Fine needle aspiration cytology of neuroendocrine carcinoma of the breast ¿ a case report and review of the literature. Malays J Pathol. 2008 Jun;30(1):57-61. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Poh BH, Jayaram G, Sthaneshwar P, Yip CH. Prostate- specific antigen in breast disease. Malays J Pathol. 2008 Jun;30(1):43-51. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Velaiutham S, Taib NA, Ng KL, Yoong BK, Yip CH.Does the pre-operative value of serum CA15-3 correlate with survival in breast cancer?Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2008 Jul-Sep;9(3):445-8 (ISI-Indexed)

  • Leong BC, Chuah JA, Kumar VM and Yip CH. Breast cancer in Sabah, Malaysia: a two year prospective study. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 2007;8(4):525-9. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Loh SY, Packer T, Yip CH, Low WY. Perceived barriers to self-management in Malaysian women with breast cancer. Asia Pac J Public Health 2007;19(3):52-57. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Yip CH and Anderson BO. The Breast Health Global Initiatives: clinical practice guidelines for the management of breast cancer in low and middle income countries. Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 2007;7(8) - 1095-1104 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Jayaram G, Yaccob RB, Yip CH: Apocrine carcinoma of the breast diagnosed on fine needle aspiration cytology. Acta Cytol 2007; 51: 164-166. (ISI-Indexed)
  • NA Taib, CH Yip, M Ibrahim, Ng CJ and H Farizah. Breast cancer in Malaysia: Are our women getting the right message? 10 year experience in a single institution in Malaysia. Asian Pacific J Cancer Prev 2007;8(1):141-5. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Naidu R, Yip CH, Taib NA. P27 Polymorphism is associated with lymph node metastases but not with increased risk of breast cancer. J Exp Clin Cancer Res 2007;26(1):133-140 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Jayaram G, Gan SK, Yip CH. Fine needle aspiration cytology of stromal sarcoma of the breast. Pathology 2007;39(1):172-4. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Aggarwal G, Pradeep PV, Aggarwal V, Yip CH, Cheung PS. Spectrum of breast cancer in Asian women. World J Surg 2007;31: 1031-40. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Loh SY, Packer T, Yip CH. A self management clinical trail: Addressing breast cancer as a chronic disease. Psycho-Oncology 2007;16:S143-S143 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kenemans P, Kubista E, Foidart JM, Yip CH, von Schoultz B, etal. Safety of tibolone in the treatment of vasomotor symptoms in breast cancer patients-design and baseline data LIBERATE trial. Breast. 2007 Dec;16 Suppl 2:S182-9. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Loh SY, Packer T, Yip CH etal. Malaysian women with breast cancer: exploring needs of self-management. Psycho-Oncology 2007;16:S194-S194. (ISI-Indexed)

  • Anderson BO, Shyyan R, Eniu A, Smith RA, Yip CH, Bese NS, Chow LW, Masood S, Ramsay SD, Carlson RW. Breast cancer in limited resource countries: an overview of the Breast Health Global Initiative 2005 guidelines. Breast J. 2006 Jan Feb;12 Suppl 1:S3-15. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Looi LM, Cheah PL, Zhao W, Ng MH, Yip CH. CD44 expression and axillary lymph node metastases in infiltrating ductal carcinoma of the breast. Malaysian Journal of Pathology 2006;28(2):83-86. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Anderson BO, Yip CH, Ramsay SD, Bengoa R, Braun S, Fitch M, Groot M, Sancho-Garnier H, Tsu VD; Global Summit Health Care Systems and Public Policy Panel. Breast Cancer in Limited-Resource countries: health care systems and public policy. Breast J 2006 Jan-Feb;12 Suppl 1:S54-69. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Jayaram G, Hoon PB, Har YC. , \"Granular cell tumour of breast: diagnosis by fine needle aspiration cytology \", 2006, Acta Cytol, Vol. 50, no. 5, pg. 593-5, (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Cheng-Har Yip, Nur Aishah Mohd Taib, Ibrahim Mohamed, \"Epidemiology of breast cancer in Malaysia\", 2006, Asian Pac J Cancer Prev, Vol. 7, no. 3, pg. 369-374, (SCOPUS-Indexed)

  • Jayaram G, Jayalakshmi P, Yip CH. Leiomyosarcoma of the breast: report of a case with fine needle aspiration cytologic, histologic and immunohistocheminal features. Acta Cytolog 2005 Nov-Dec;49(6):656-60. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

  • Doustjalali SR, Yusof R, Yip CH, Looi LM, Pillay B, Hashim OH. Aberrant expression of acute-phase reactant proteins in sera and breast lesions of patients with malignant and benign breast tumours. Electrophoresis 2004 Jul;25(14):2392-401 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Hisham AN, Yip CH. Overview of breast cancer in Malaysian women: a problem with late diagnosis. Asian J Surg 2004 Apr;27(2):130-3 (SCOPUS-Indexed)

  • Hisham AN and Yip CH. Spectrum of breast cancer in Malaysian women: an overview. World J Surg 2003;27:921-23. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • TA Ong and CH Yip. Short-term survival in breast cancer: the experience of the University of Malaya Medical Centre. Asian J Surg 2003; 26: 169-75. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

  • Jayaram G, Ming Tsuey Chew and Yip Cheng Har. Fine needle aspiration cytology of tubular and tubulolobular breast carcinoma ¿ a report of three cases. Journal of Cytology 18(1):2001;39-45 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Rasha Elgag Elsadig, Karin Reimann, Cheng Har Yip and Leslie Charles Lai. Inhibition of oestrone sulphatase activity in the MDA-MB-231 Breast Cancer Cell Line by Breast Cyst Fluid from Malaysian Women. Anticancer Research 2001; 21:2693-2696 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

  • Yip CH, Leong CM. MMA Abdullah and I Wahid, \"A rare case of breast cancer presenting as tetanus\", 2000, The Breast, Vol. 9, no. 2, pg. 57-8 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Jayaram G, Swain M, Chew MT, Yip CH, Moosa F. Cytology of mucinous carcinoma of the breast: A study of 21 cases. The Malaysian Journal of Pathology 2000;22(2):65-71 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Yip CH, Jayaram G and Alhady SF. The experience with fine needle aspiration cytology in the management of palpable breast lumps in the University Hospital Kuala Lumpur. Med J Malaysia 55:2000;363-367. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Yip CH, Taib NA, Abdullah MM and Wahid I. Breast Cancer in Pregnancy ¿ our experience with six patients in the University Hospital Kuala Lumpur. Med J Malaysia 55:2000; 308-310 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Yip CH and Jayaram G. Granulomatous mastitis ¿ a report of 16 cases. The Australian and NZ J of Surgery 2000;70:103-105. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Jayaram G Swain M, Chew MT and Yip CH. Cytologic appearance in invasive lobular carcinoma of the breast ¿ a study of 21 cases. Acta Cytol 44(2): 2000 ;169-74. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Jayaram G, Cheah PL and Yip CH. Malignant teratoma of thyroid with predominantly neuroepithelial differentiation ¿ fine needle aspiration cytologic, histologic and immunocytochemical features in a case. Acta Cytol 2000 May-Jun;44(3):375-9. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

  • Yip CH. Prevalence and prognostic factors for breast cancer. Singapore J of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 1999;30:14-19. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Yip CH and Paramsothy M. The role of routine bone scintigraphy in detection of occult bone metastases in primary breast cancer. The Breast 1999;8:267-269. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

  • Jayaram G, Looi LM and Yip CH. Fine needle aspiration cytology of secretory carcinoma of the breast a case report. Malaysian J Pathol 1997;19(1):69-73. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • CH Yip, KT Wong and D Samuel. Bilateral plasma cell granuloma of the breast a case report. Australia and NZ J Surgery 1997;67:20-22. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

  • CH Yip and R Pathmanathan. True hermaphrodite a case report. Singapore Med Journal 1996;37:264. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • G Jayaram, SF Alhady and CH Yip. Cytologic analysis of breast lesions a review of 780 cases. The Malaysian J of Pathology 1996;18(2:81-17 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • CH Yip and LM Looi. Breast cancer in Malaysian women ¿ pathological features and treatment. Asian J Surg 1996;19(2):112. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • CH Yip and EH Ng. Breast Cancer - a comparative study between Malaysian and Singaporean women. Singapore Med Journal 1996;37:264. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • CH Yip and SM Noori. Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome in a woman and her daughter 2 case reports. Asian J Surg 1996;19(2):156. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • FM Lai, M Paramsothy, J George and CH Yip. The role of technetium diethyl iminodiacetic acid (Ehida) hepatobiliary scintigraphy in the diagnosis of a rare cause of obstructive jaundice. Singapore Med Journal 1996;37:261. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

  • Low KS, Chan HK, Haji Baba AS, Yip CH, Chang KW, Lo YL, Jayalakshmi P and Looi LM. Simple red light sources for photodynamic therapy of malignant tumours. SPIE 1995;2371:472-476. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Chan HK, Low KS, Haji Baba AS, Arimbalan S, Yip CH, Chang KW, Baskaran G, Lo YL, Jayalakshmi P, Looi LM and Tan NH. Serum levels of haematoporphyrin derivatives in the photodynamic therapy of malignancies. SPIE 1995;2371:339-343. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • CH Yip, SF Alhady and G Jayaram. The Breast Clinic in the University Hospital ¿ a 4-month survey. Med J Malaysia 1995;50(3) (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • CH Yip, KW Chang and K Somasundaram. Anorectal malformations in schoolchildren and adults. Mediterranean J of Med and Surg 1995;1:35-39. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

  • AK Malik, N Hanum and CH Yip. Acute isolated amoebic appendicitis. Histopathology 1994;24:87-88. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Chan HK, Low KS, Yip CH and Chang KW. Photodynamic therapy in the practice of oncology. Mediterranean J Medicine and Surgery 1994;2:157-160 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • CT Lim, CH Yip and KW Chang. Meconium ileus a rare cause of neonatal obstruction in Malaysia. Singapore Med Journal 1994;35:74-76. 

  • F Yip, CH Yip and KW Chang. Early results of breast conservation surgery for carcinoma of the breast in the University Hospital Kuala Lumpur. Malaysian J Surgery 1993;11:3-6. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

  • CH Yip, KW Chang and T Hassan. Intussusception an analysis of the factors affecting the outcome. Asian J Surgery 1992;15:8-14. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

  • CH Yip and KW Chang. Persistent Mullerian Duct Syndrome a case report. Singapore Med Journal 1991;32:363-364. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

  • S Raman and CH Yip. Prenatal diagnosis of duodenal atresia a case report. Malaysian J of Surgery 1990;9(1) (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

  • CH Yip, KW Chang and S Arianayagam. Inflammatory fibroid polyp of the ileum 2 case reports. Malaysian J of Surgery 1989;8(2) (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • CH Yip. HB Lee and A Daud. Pancreatic trauma pitfalls of delayed diagnosis. Malaysian J of Surgery 1989;8(1) (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

  • Yip CH, Wong TJ and Somasundaram K. Foreign bodies in the larynx and tracheobronchial tree. Med J Malaysia 1988;43(2). (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • T Hassan and CH Yip. Cystic neuroblastoma with colonic fistula. Paediatric Radiology 1988;18:406. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

  • Low, Wah Yun. Yusoff, Nasir, Yip, Cheng Har. Spouse\'s body image and psychological factors as predictors of men\'s marital satisfaction. Proceedings of the 14th World Meeting of the International Society for Sexual Medicine. J Sex Med 2010; 7(suppl 4): 216 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nasir Yusoff, Wah Yun Low & Cheng Har Yip. 2010. Men\'s supportive behavior towards their wives who had breast cancer treatment. Proceedings of the World Cancer Congress. Supplement of the International Journal of Cancer (CD-Rom) 

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

  • Clinical and Biological Effects of Metformin in combination with Chemotherapy (FEC) in Locally Advanced Breast Cancer in Malaysia - a pilot study, Principal Investigator(PI), 2011 - 2012, High Impact Research (HIR)
  • Comparison of clinical palpation, ultrasound and mammogram in relation to pathological size of breast cancer.RG173/09HTM RM28200, Co-Investigator, 2009 - 2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • Comparison of clinical palpation, ultrasound and mammogram in relation to pathological size of breast cancer, Co-Investigator, 2009 - 2011, Postgraduate Research Grant(PPP), (National)
  • Analysis of genetic factors that contribute to increased risk o breast cancer in Malaysia s multi-ethnic population- Role of TP 53, Principal Investigator(PI), 2009 - 2010, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (University)
  • Analysis of genetic factors that contribute to increased risk o breast cancer in Malaysia s multi-ethnic population- Role of TP 53, Principal Investigator(PI), 2009 - 2010, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (University)
  • An investigation into the clinical utility of serum telomerase as a molecular detection marker for breast cancer, Co-Investigator, 2008 - 2009, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (University)
  • Why Women Present with Advance Breast Cancer- A Qualitative Study, Co-Investigator, 2008 - 2009, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (National)
  • Collaborative project between University of Malaya and Cancer Research Initiatives Foundation (CARIF) 2007-2012. A Multi-Pronged Tackle of Three Cancers Relevant to Malaysians: Searching for the Presence of Predisposition Genes, Mutation Screening for Predisposition Genes for Risk Assessment for Breast, Oral and Nasopharyngeal Cancers., Principal Investigator(PI), 2007 - 2012, IRPA, (International)
  • Identification and characterizations of genetic factors that underlie breast cancer development in Malaysian patients, Principal Investigator(PI), 2007 - 2008, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (National)
  • Improving breast cancer management delivery through the development of a comprehensive data management system and survival analysis (ScienceFund - 11-02- 03-1015), Co-Investigator, 2006 - 2008, ScienceFund, (National)
  • The self-management intervention of Malaysian women with breast cancer enabling participation and quality of life., Principal Investigator(PI), 2006 - 2008, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Husband's support and couple's well-being during chemotherapy after breast cancer surgery, Co-Investigator, 2005 - 2005, China Medical Board, (National)
  • Phase 3 Randomized Study of Luteal Phase vs Follicular Phase Surgical Oophorectomy and Tamoxifen in premenopausal women with metastatic hormone-receptor positive breast cancer Multicentric international study in collaboration with the International Breast Cancer Research Group, Principal Investigator(PI), 2005 - 2008, International Breast Cancer Research Group, (International)
  • A multi-national, multicentre randomized, double-blind, parallel group, placebo-controlled clinical trial to investigate safety and efficacy of tibolone (Org OD14) in women with climacteric symptoms and a history of breast cancer, Principal Investigator(PI), 2003 - 2007, Organon, (International)
  • Benign breast disease
  • Breast cancer

(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Organisation).

  • Scientific Advisory Committee, Breast Health Global Initiatives Foundation,, 2006-2006, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Centre, USA
  • Project on Male Support for Breast Screening in Women, 2006-2006, NCWO
  • National Technical Committee for Breast Cancer Prevention, 2006-2006, Ministry of Health
  • LIBERATE Advisory Board, 2005-2005, Organon
  • Expert Medical Panel for the Nur Sejahtera Programme, 2003-2003, Ministry of Women, Family and Social Deve
  • UICC Capacity Building Oversight Working Group, 2002-2002, UICC
  • Expert panel on breast cancer -, 2002-2002, National Cancer Registry of Malaysia
  • National Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Breast Cancer, 2002-2002, Ministry of Health, Academy of Medicine

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

  • Excellence Service Award, University Malaya, 2009, (University)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2008, (University)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2007, (University)
  • Khidmat Setia 20 Award, 2006
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2005, (University)
  • Excellence Service Award, University Malaya, 2004, (University)
  • Reach to Recovery International Asia-Pacific Health Professional Award, Uicc, 2004, (International)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2002, (University)

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

  • Early Diagnosis of Breast Cancer, UICC Asian Womens Cancer Network Workshop, 2003-09-07 to 2003-09-08, UICC, (International)
  • Modern Concept of Breast Conservation in Breast Cancer, Seminar on Current Issues in the multidisciplinary management of breast cancer, 2004-01-15 to 2004-01-16, USM, (National)
  • Breast cancer developing vs developed countries, 2nd Asia Pacific UICC Breast Cancer Support Conference, 2004-09-02 to 2004-09-04, UICC, (International)
  • Is tamoxifen safe?, 2nd Asia Pacific UICC Breast Cancer Support Conference, 2004-09-02 to 2004-09-04, UICC, (International)
  • Advanced Breast Cancer, 14th Biennial Asian Surgical Congress, 2004-12-04 to 2004-12-06, Asian Surgical Association, (International)
  • The Future of Academic Surgery in Malaysia, Association of University Surgeons of Asia Meeting, 2005-07-20 to 2005-07-20, Association of University Surgeons of Asia, (International)
  • Programs for early detection and treatment of breast cancer in Malaysia, International Surgical Week, 2005-08-23 to 2006-08-26, International Surgical Society, (International)
  • Clinical experience with Livial and the breast cancer survivors, Asian Livial Expert Meeting, 2006-03-24 to 2006-03-26, Organon, (International)
  • Breast reconstruction the Asian Perspective , First KL International Breast and Colorectal Meeting , 2007-08-09 to 2007-08-11, Malaysain Oncological Society, (International)
  • Epidemiology of breast cancer in Malaysia, 6th Biennial Meeting of the Asian Breast Cancer Society , 2007-09-20 to 2007-09-22, Asian Breast Cancer Society, (International)
  • Complementary Medicine and Breast Cancer in Malaysia , Global Breast Cancer Conference 2007. , 2007-10-11 to 2007-10-13, Korean Breast Cancer Society, (International)
  • Problems with evaluation of the surgical trainee , Asian Surgical Congress, 2007-10-22 to 2007-10-24, Association of University Surgeons of Asia, (International)
  • Cultural and ethical issues in palliative care, The William and Elizabeth Davies Foundation Trust International Meeting, 2008-05-11 to 2008-05-12, The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, (International)
  • Evolving algorithms in the treatment of advanced breast cancer, The William and Elizabeth Davies FOundation Trust International Meeting, 2008-05-11 to 2008-05-12, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, (International)
  • Should benign breast lumps be excised , Malaysia Singapore Congress of Medicine, 2008-07-31 to 2008-12-03, Academy of Medicine, (National)
  • Early detection of breast cancer in low and middle income countries , UICC World Cancer Conference, 2008-08-27 to 2008-08-31, UICC, (International)
  • Photodynamic therapy in the management of cancer, 9th National Conference on Medical Sciences, 2004-05-22 to 2004-05-23, USM, (National)
  • Breast Cancer in Malaysia, National Summit on Breast Cancer Education, 2006-07-01 to 2006-07-02, UPM, (National)
  • Epidemiology, Global Trends and the Malaysia Perspective , 4th Seminar on Advances in Oncoloy : Perspective in Breast Cancer , 2008-08-20 to 2008-08-20, USM, (National)

(Description), (Evaluation Activity),(Year).

  • External examiner MBBS UPM ,  ( )
  • External examiner MBBS IMU ,  ( )
  • External examiner MBBS UKM ,  ( )
  • External examiner MBBS USM ,  ( )
  • External examiner MBBS PMC ,  ( )
  • Reviewer for Med J Malaysia, British J of Cancer, World Journal of Surgery, and various other journals, Journal Reviewer ,  ( )
  • FRCS (Ireland), Invited Examiner ,  ( )
  • MRCS (Ireland) - Penang, Invited Examiner ,  ( )
  • Editorial Board Member of US Chinese Journal of Lymphology and Oncology, Invited Examiner ,  (2008)
  • Editorial Board Member for Australian New Zealand Journal of Surgery, Invited Examiner ,  (2007)


(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

  • Master Degree, Ng Char Hong, Audit of open breast biopsies in UMMC, 2008/2009
  • Master Degree, Tham Teck Meng, Methods of Biopsy for diagnosis of breast cancer in UMMC, 2008/2009
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Loh Siew Yim, Self Management programme for breast cancer, 2007/2008
  • Master Degree, Pok Eng Hong, Audit of pathology reporting for breast cancer in UMMC, 2007/2008
  • Master Degree, Khong Soo San, Node Negative Breast Cancer, 2005/2006
  • Master Degree, Shanta Velauitham, CA 153 in breast cancer, 2005/2006
  • Master Degree, Doreen Lee, Complications of Thyroid Surgery
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Mohd Nasir, Husband Support during adjuvant chemotherapy after different modalities of breast cancer treatment.

  • Master Degree, Nur Hashim Haron, Ethnic differences in breast cancer in Malaysia, 2008/2009