Patient Care
    Zhang Lanjun
    Title Professor, Director of Department of Thoracic Surgery, Chief for Thoracic Surgery and National Key Clinical Specialty
    Profile

    Prof. Lanjun Zhang obtained his M.D. in 1984 and his Master in Cardio-Thoracic Surgery in 1990 from The Fourth Military Medical University. From 2001 to 2004, he conducted his research in the field of artificial bio-materials esophagus in Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center and he obtained his Ph.D in Clinical Oncology. He completed his medical residency in The First Affiliate Hospital of Fourth Military Medical University in China. After attending physician in cardio-thoracic surgery and oncology in Xian and Guangzhou, he has spent his entire training in thoracic oncology at SYSUCC, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou. He was appointed the Director of Thoracic surgery Department in 2010. Under his leadership, the department has been honored The State Key Department by Ministry of Health in 2011.  Professor Zhang is also vice chairman of Lung Cancer Union of Western China and Vice chairman of Trauma Professional Committee in Thoracic Surgery of Chinese medical doctor Association, and member of Tumor Reconstruction Committee of Plastic Surgery Branch of Chinese Medical Association as well.

    Professor Zhang focuses his study either on clinical or basic research, including lung cancer, esophageal cancer, tumor biomarkers investigation, Prognostic factors and treatment stratification, and target therapy. He is also an expert in the reconstruction with artificial bio-materials organs. The patent of his artificial esophagus was awarded in 2001. He is also involved in numerous review committees of journals, funds and diverse expertise in China and internationally.

    He has published over 35 articles during the last ten years in peer-reviewed scientific journals, including J Clin Oncol, Eur J Cardiothorac Surg , BMC Cancer, Ann Oncol, Cancer Genet Cytogenet.

    Schedule Monday Afternoon, Wednsday Morning
    Lin Peng
    Title Deputy Director of Department of Thoracic Surgery, Chief Physician, and advisor of master's degree student
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    Dr. Lin specializes in thoracic surgical treatment, especially surgical treatment and combination therapy of complex lung cancer case, esophagus cancer and malignant pleural mesothelioma, and studies on improvement of staging of esophagus cancer and standardization of lymph node dissection.

    Work experience
    1987-present: Work at Thoracic Surgery of Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center

    2003: Served as Director of the third district of Thoracic Surgery of Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center, and advisor of master's degree student

    2006: Served as Deputy Director of Department of Thoracic Surgery of Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center

    Schedule Wednesday Morning
    Long Hao
    Title Professor, Chief Physician, Advisor of Master's Degree Student, Director of Lung Cancer Research Center of Sun Yat-sen University, Deputy Director of Department of Thoracic Surgery
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    Prof. Long Hao specializes in minimally invasive thoracic surgery, thoracoscopy, chest wall reconstruction, combination therapy of lung cancer, esophagus cancer and breast cancer, especially surgical treatment of pulmonary metastasis, having intense studies on both clinical and research work.

    Work experience
    1984-1990 Hunan Cancer Hospital

    1990-present Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center

    2010-present Director of Lung Cancer Research Center, Sun Yat-sen University

    Schedule Monday Morning, Thursday Morning
    Rong Tiehua
    Title Professor, Doctoral Advisor, Chief specialist of esophagus cancer and lung cancer in Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center
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    Prof. Rong Tiehua has been engaged in surgical treatment of esophagus cancer, lung cancer, breast cancer, mediastinal tumor and giant chest wall tumor for 30 years.

    Last Updated on: September 2014

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    Fu Jian-Hua
    Title Professor and Director of Guangdong Esophageal Cancer Institute
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    Dr. Jian-Hua Fu is the professor of thoracic cancers and director of Guangdong Esophageal Cancer Institute. Dr. Fu obtained his Bachelor in Medicine (equivalent to MD in the US) and PhD at Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences, P. R. China in 1987 and 2002, respectively, He is one of the most skilled thoracic surgeons in China, especially in the field of minimally invasive esophagectomy. He is the leading specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of Chinese esophageal cancers. He is currently a member of the standing committee of Chinese Anti-Cancer Association (CACA) of Esophageal Cancer, a member of the standing executive committee of Chinese Society of Clinical Oncology (CSCO), a member of Chinese Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (CSTCS), vice-president of Chinese Association of Thoracic Surgeons, president of Guangdong Anti-Cancer Association of Esophageal Cancer, vice-president of Guangdong Medical Association of Oncology. He was rewarded the second class of Guangdong Award for the Scientific and Technological Advancement in 2006, and the third class in 1999, respectively. He has published more than 40 papers in world famous journals, such as Ann Surg, Ann Oncol, J Thorac Oncol, Br J Surg, Br J Cancer, and et al, and over 100 papers in Chinese core journals as the corresponding author or first author.

     
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    Si-Yu Wang
    Title Professor
    Profile

    Professional experience
    2008-present: Professor, Cancer Center, Sun Yat-sen University, China;

    2000-2008 : Associate Professor, Cancer Center, Sun Yat-sen University, China;

    1988-2000: Attending Doctor, Cancer Center, Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences, China

    Professional memberships/activities
    member of American Society of Clinical Oncology

    member of International Associated Study of Lung Cancer

    committee member--Chinese Society of Lung Cancer

    committee member--Chinese Society of Clinical Oncology

    committee member of editorial board--Chinese Journal of Lung Cancer

    committee member of editorial board--The Journal of Evidence-Based Medicine

    Honors and awards
    1. First Grade Award of Guangdong Provincial Science and Technology Award, 2009

    2. Second Grade Award of Guangdong Provincial Science and Technology Award, 2001

    3. Excellent research paper of the 7th annual meeting of Chinese society of clinical oncology

    4. Excellent research paper of science fund of Chinese society of clinical oncology, 2006

    5. Travel Award of the 4th Asia Pacific Lung Cancer Group, 2010

    Schedule Monday Morning, Thursday Morning
    Wang Xin
    Title Chief physician and advisor of master's degree student
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    Prof. Wang specializes in diagnosis, staging, surgical treatment and multimodality treatment of non-small cell lung cancer, multimodality treatment of N2 non-small cell lung cancer, surgical treatment of lung cancer and chronic obstructive lung disease, pulmonary sulcus tumor, and tracheal/bronchial tumor, diagnosis, staging, surgical treatment and multimodality treatment of esophagus cancer, en bloc esophagectomy, three-field lymph node dissection, and early diagnosis, surgical treatment and multimodality treatment of breast cancer.
    1986-present: Work at Thoracic Surgery of Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center

    Schedule Monday morning; Thursday morning
    Wang Junye
    Title Chief physician, Professor and advisor of master's degree student
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    Dr. Wang has been engaged in clinical work, teaching and scientific research for 17 years, gaining abundant experiences and laying solid theoretical foundation. He achieves within thoracic diagnosis, surgical treatment and combination therapy, having especially abundant clinical experiences with aged patients.

    He is proficient in thoracic surgical techniques, especially the application of minimally invasive thoracic surgical techniques such as mediastinoscope and thoracoscope in thoracic diagnosis and treatment. Besides, he is proficient in conducting thoracoscopic esophagectomy for esophageal cancer + thoracic lymph node dissection, thoracoscopic lobectomy + mediastinoscopy lymph node dissection, thoracoscopic surgery for mediastinal tumor, thoracoscopic cautery division of pleural adhesion and wedge resection of lung, etc. He is able to use mediastinoscope in diagnosis and staging of lung cancer, and diagnosis of mediastinal lymph node enlargement.

    07/2003-present: Work at Thoracic Surgery of Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center, engaging himself in medical treatment, teaching and scientific research

    2006: Associate professor, Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center

    Schedule Wednesday morning; Friday morning
    Wen Zhesheng
    Title Chief physician, Professor and advisor of master's degree student
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    Dr. Wen has many years of experiences in thoracic surgical treatment, teaching and scientific searches, obtaining profound achievements in comprehensive clinical management and surgical treatment of lung cancer, esophagus cancer and breast cancer, especially early screening and diagnosis of lung cancer.

    Work experience
    07/1987-08/1991: Served as a surgeon at Department of Surgery of the Affiliated Hospital of Jiangxi Jiujiang Medical School

    07/1994-08/2000: Served as an attending physician at Department of Surgery of Guangzhou Chest Hospital

    2003-present: Work at Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center

    Schedule Monday afternoon; Wednesday morning
    Yu Hui
    Title Associate professor and associate chief physician
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    Prof. Yu specializes in diagnosis of thoracic tumor, surgical treatment and combination therapy featuring chemotherapy, especially diagnosis and standardized surgical treatment of lung cancer, esophagus cancer, breast cancer and mediastinal tumor. He has abundant clinical experiences in evaluation of perioperative risks of thoracic surgery and prevention, diagnosis and treatment of complications. He has been working in Thoracic Surgery at Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center since 1991, focusing both on clinical work and teaching for more than 20 years.
    Schedule Thursday afternoon
    Zhu Zhihua
    Title Associate Professor
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    Prof. Zhu has mastered radical mastectomy, modified radical mastectomy, breast-conserving surgery, thoracoscopic lobectomy, radical resections for lung cancer, and etc. He is also experienced in perioperative management and handling various types of complication, especially combination therapy of tumor. He has been working at Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center since 2005, focusing on clinical work, and currently serves as associate professor of Thoracic Surgery.
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    Ma Guowei
    Title Associate Professor, Associate chief physician and advisor of master's degree student
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    Prof. Ma is experienced in diagnosis and treatment of thoracic cancer (lung cancer, breast cancer, esophagus cancer, mediastinal tumor, chest wall tumor, and etc.). He is able to conduct the following surgical procedures proficiently:

    1. Lobectomy, pneumonectomy, wedge resection and VATS pleural biopsy and pleurodesis, mediastinoscopy with biopsy and anterior mediastinotomy and VATA lobectomy;

    2. Right transpleural esophagectomy for mid-lower esophagus cancer (cardiac carcinoma), supra-aortic arch and infra-aortic arch esophagogastrostomy, three-incision esophagectomy for mid-lower esophagus cancer, left cervical esophagogastrostomy and VATS esophagectomy for esophageal cancer;

    3. Benign breast disease surgeries (segmental mastectomy, quadrantectomy, simple mastectomy and etc.); He has mastered modified radical mastectomy (Auchinclos and Patey) and standard radical mastectomy (Halsted), as well as breast-conserving surgery and sentinel lymph node biopsy.

    4. Chest wall and mediastinal tumor surgery

    Work experience
    07/1994-11/2000 Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center, surgeon

    11/2000-12/2003 Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center, attending physician

    01/2004-08/2004 Toronto General Hospital, Visiting physician (studied thoracic surgery and transplant)

    09/2004-01/2006 Canadian Surgical Technologies & Advanced Robotics (CSTAR), research fellow (studied application of robots in the field of thoracic surgery)

    University of Western Ontario, clinical fellow (thoracic surgery)

    01/2006-12/2007 Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center, attending physician

    01/2008-present Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center, associate chief physician

    Schedule Monday morning; Wednesday morning
    Li Xiao-Dong
    Title Associate Professor
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    Dr. Li Xiao-Dong is the associate professor of thoracic department . Dr. Li obtained his Bachelor in Medicine (equivalent to MD in the US) at Shanghai medical University, P. R. China in 1989 and 1994, and PhD at Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences, P. R. China in2001 and 2004, respectively. His postdoctoral training at University of Florida University and Yale University in 2008. Dr. li has published about 15 research papers about lung cancer and esophageal cancer.
     

    Last Updated on: August 2014

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    Hao-Xian Yang
    Title Associate Professor; Attending Surgeon
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    Dr. Hao-Xian Yang is an associate professor and attending surgeon of thoracic surgery at Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center. Dr. Yang obtained his Bachelor in Medicine (equivalent to MD in the US) and PhD at Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences, P. R. China in 1999 and 2004, respectively. His postdoctoral training at Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center and research experience at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in the United States provided him with great opportunities to explore the fields of minimally invasive thoracic surgeries, including the vedio-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) and robot-assisted thoracic surgery (RATS). He has been doing clinical research work and receiving minimally invasive thoracic surgery training including but not limited to robot-assisted thoracic surgery at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in the United States from January 2014. Dr Hao-Xian Yang is interested in the metastases mechanism and prognosis of lung cancer , esophageal cancer, and minimally invasive thoracic surgery in which leads to more than 20 research publications.
     
    Last Updated on: August 2014
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    Zhang Xu
    Title Associate Professor
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    Dr. Zhang Xu is the associate professor of surgery . He has been working in the Department of Thoracic Surgery, Cancer Center, Sun Yet –Sen University for 17 years after graduated from Sun Yet-Sen University of Medical Science in July 1997. He is very familiar with the diagnosis and treatment of thoracic tumor including carcinoma of lung, esophagus, breast cancer and mediastium. The responsibilities include :esophagoscopy, tracheoscopy, endscopic ultrasonography (EUS),thoracoscopy, mediastinoscopy,lobectomy, pneumoectomy, mediastinal lymph node dissection(opening or VATS),Lobar bronchoplasty,e sophagectomy with intrathoracic or cervical anastomosis(opening or VATS),mediastinal tumor resection,tumor of chest wall resection and reconstruction,radical and modified mastectomy,multidisciplinary management of cancer of lung and esophagus. Dr. Zhang has published more than 30 research papers.
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    Su Xiao-Dong
    Title Associate Professor and advisor of master’s degree student
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    Dr. Su has been working in the department of thoracic surgery, SYSUCC since July 1993 after graduated from Sun Yet Sen University of Medical Science (now Sun Yet Sen University). His expertise includes: Diagnosis and staging of thoracic tumor including carcinoma of lung, esophagus and mediastium; Surgical treatment of carcinoma of lung, esophagus and mediastium; Management of postoperative complications; Multidisciplinary management of cancer of lung and esophagus.

    Schedule Tuesday morning
    Liu Qianwen
    Title Attending physician
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    Dr. Liu specializes in diagnosis, surgical treatment and combination therapy of thoracic tumor, especially esophagus cancer, lung cancer and mediastinal tumor. He has abundant clinical experiences in evaluation of perioperative risks and prevention, diagnosis and treatment of complications.

    Work experience
    2009-2013: Resident physician at Thoracic Surgery of Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center

    2014-present: Attending physician at Thoracic Surgery of Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center

    Schedule Thursday afternoon

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