One of Dr. Susan Lim’s special interests is the early detection of breast cancer. In 2002, Dr. Susan Lim was an invited speaker at the Global Summit Consensus Conference on Breast Cancer in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Susan Lim spoke on the “Experience in early breast cancer diagnosis and tissue sampling in Singapore: How to bring in minimally invasive procedures”. Also in 2002, Dr. Susan Lim travelled from Singapore to Taiwan to deliver a lecture on “Vacuum-Assisted Breast Biopsy (Mammotome) – The Singapore Experience” and to conduct a training course on the use of the Mammotome Biopsy System.
In 2003, she published her Singapore study on the “Early Detection of Breast Cancer in Countries with Limited Resources” in The Breast Journal (Volume 9, Supplement 2). Also in 2003, Dr. Susan Lim travelled from Singapore to deliver a post-graduate lecture at the RIPAS Hospital, Brunei, Darussalam on “Advances and New Approaches to the Diagnosis and Surgical Treatment of Early Breast Cancer”.
In 2006, Dr. Susan Lim led a Singapore team from Susan Lim Surgery to teach women breast screening in United Arab Emirates. Dr. Susan Lim partnered with the US-Middle East Partnership for Breast Cancer Awareness and Research in this project. Dr. Susan Lim of Singapore spoke alongside the Susan G. Komen leadership team in delivering the message on breast screening. The patron of the occasion was Sheika Fatima Bint Mubarak. The aim was to empower women to take charge of their own health. Dr. Susan Lim and her team from Susan Lim Surgery, Singapore provided breast screening in both Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
In 2008, Dr. Susan Lim and her team from Susan Lim Surgery, Singapore provided free breast screening to domestic maids in celebration of International Women’s Day. The attendance at this screening was overwhelming. Dr. Susan Lim and her colleagues in Singapore enjoyed the enthusiasm of the domestic maids and their desire to learn more about their health.