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Dr Yau, Thomas Chung Cheung 邱宗祥

Title:
Clinical Associate Professor

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Office:
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Dr Yau, Thomas Chung Cheung 邱宗祥

Title:
Clinical Associate Professor

Also Cited As:
Yau, Thomas
Yau, CC
Yau, T

Short Biography:

Dr Yau graduated from the University of Hong Kong and started his medical oncology training initially at Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong. He was later employed as Specialist Registrar and Clinical Research Fellow at Royal Marsden Hospital, London.  He also worked as a visiting faculty in Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Centre, Harvard Medical School, Boston in 2010. He was conferred the Doctor of Medicine from the University of Hong Kong in 2012.

His main research interests are gastrointestinal oncology, early phase clinical trials and translational research. He pioneered Hong Kong Liver Cancer classification and is one of the global pioneer in a drug development program in hepatocellular carcinoma.  He had published more than 100 peer-review publications with articles in various leading oncology journals, namely Lancet, Lancet Oncology, Cell Stem Cell, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Clinical Cancer Research.  He had also delivered more than 150 invited regional and international lectures.  He currently serves as associate editor and the editorial board members of many international peer-reviewed journals.

He is currently the Vice President of Asia Pacific Neuroendocrine Tumour Society, international Faculty Board Member of International Association of Surgeons Gastroenterologist and Oncologists, General Secretary of Hong Kong Liver Cancer Foundation, and member of many international professional societies.

He is also the council member of Hong Kong Sustainable Council and the advisor of various Hong Kong Government advisory committees.

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
The University of Hong KongMBBS (HK)
The Royal College of PathologistsMRCP (UK)
Hong Kong Academy of MedicineFHKCP (Med Onc)
Hong Kong Academy of MedicineFHKAM (Medicine)
The University of Hong KongMD (HK)
Royal College of Physicians of LondonFRCP (London),
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2012-01-01Outstanding Research Paper Award 2011 (Paper title not provided): Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2014-01-01Best Oral Abstract in Clinical Medicine (Abstract title not provided): 20th Medical Research Conference, Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2011-12-31Best Abstract Award (Abstract title not provided): Chinese Society of Clinical Oncology, Round Asian Oncology Forum, Shanghai, China, 2011
Research Achievement
2011-12-31Supervisor Award of Best Thesis Award (Thesis title not provided): Hong Kong College of Physicians
Teaching Accomplishment
2014-07-01Distinguished Paper Award (Paper title not provided): Hong Kong College of Physicians
Research Achievement
Leung, RCY
Suen, TKD
Chen, THC
Chow, CYL
Kwok, G
Wong, H
Cheung, P
2015-04-01HKBCF Scholarship on "A phase II study of neoadjuvant chemotherapy using combined taxane, anthracycline, and cyclophosphamide in high risk HER2-negative locally advanced breast cancer": Global Breast Cancer Conference 2015 and the 4th International Breast Cancer Symposium, Jeju Island, Korea, 23-25 April 2015
Others
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
04/2013-Academic ConsultantThe Hong Kong Alumni Association Sun Yat Sen University of Medical Sciences
03/2012-MemberState Key Laboratory for Liver Research
07/2012-Vice ChairmanAsia Pacific Neuroendocrine Tumour Association
04/2013-Academic ConsultantAcademic Consultant of The Association of Medical Practitioners of Societies Clinic
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