Joe Y. Chang

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA

Dr. Joe Y. Chang is a tenure Associate Professor, Clinical Service Chief of Thoracic Radiation Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center. He is a world known expert in Radiation Oncology in lung and esophageal cancer. Dr. Chang obtained his medical degree from Shanghai Medical University in 1985 and his PhD degree from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in 1997. After 5 years residency training in Chicago, he became an attending physician in MD Anderson Cancer Center in 2002. He takes a lead in developing novel radiotherapy such as SBRT, proton therapy, IMRT, IGRT in lung cancer and has served as principle investigator in several institutional, national and international clinical studies. He was awarded or participated several NIH grants to conduct research in proton therapy, SBRT, IMRT, IGRT, biological markers and treatment resistant cancer stem cells. He has published more than 70 peer-reviewed full length articles, 10 invited reviews, 11 book chapters and has edited a book entitled “Image-guided radiotherapy of lung cancer”.

Biography Updated on 9 June 2010

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