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Dr YAU Chung Cheung, Thomas
Clinical Associate Professor
MBBS (HK),MRCP (UK), FHKCP (Med Onc), FHKAM( Medicine)
an email logo tyaucc@hku.hk
a telephone logo 2255-3111
a fax logo 2817-5475

Research Profile

  1. Treatment of Hepatobiliary Carcinoma
  2. Treatment of Gastric and Colon cancer
  3. Early Phase Clinical Trials
  4. Translational Research in Cancers

Selected Publications

  1. Yau T, Epstein RJ Radiotherapy and tamoxifen in women with completely excised ductal carcinoma in situ Lancet. 2003 Oct 4; 362 (9390): 1154-5
  2. Yau T, Charles Swanton, Sue Chua, Ashley Sue, Geraldine Walsh, A Rostom, Stephen R Johnston, Mary ER O'Brien, Ian E Smith. Incidence, pattern and timing of brain metastases among patients with advanced breast cancer treated with trastuzumab, Acta Oncologica 2006; 4 5(2): 196-201
  3. Yau T, Chan P, Ng KK, Chok SH, Cheung TT, Fan ST, Poon RT. Phase II Open Label Study of Single Agent Sorafenib in Treating Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Hepatitis-B Endemic Asian Population: Presence of Lung Metastasis Predicts Poor Response. Cancer 2009 Jan 15; 115(2): 428-36
  4. Yau T, Yao TJ, Chan P,Ng KK, Fan ST, Poon RT. A New Prognostic Score System in Patients with Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma not Amendable to Loco-regional Therapy: Implication for Patient Selection in Systemic Therapy Trials. Cancer 2008, Nov 15; 113(10):2742-51
  5. Yau T, Lo CY, Epstein RJ, Lam AKY, Wan KY, Liang Brian. Treatment Outcomes in Anaplastic Thyroid Carcinoma: Survival Improvement in Young Patients With Localized Disease Treated by Combination of Surgery and Radiotherapy. Annals of Surgical Oncology 2008 Jun 26.
  6. Pang R, Law WL, Chu AC, Poon JT, Lam CS, Chow AK, Ng L, Cheung LW, Lan XR, 16.8 Lan H , Tan VP, Yau T, Poon RT ,Wong BC Identification of a Subset of Cancer Stem Cells Capable of Initiating Metastasis in Human Colorectal Cancer, Cell Stem Cell. 2010 Jun 4;6(6):603-615