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Name: Yang Qunying
Title: Associate chief physician and specialist in neuro-oncology chemotherapy
Prof. Yang is a specialist in neurosurgery and neuro-oncology chemotherapy as well as a member in the glioma single disease expert group at Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center. In 2012, she studied clinical neuro-oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center which ranks first in tumor combination therapy in America. In 2013, she served as a visiting scholar at the Neurosurgery and Brain Tumor Center of Prince of Wales Hospital, the Chinese University of Hong Kong and was engaged in the clinical work on neuro-oncology. She has been engaged in clinical chemotherapy and combination therapy of various malignant tumors for over ten years. Through diagnosis and treatment on quite a number of brain metastasis and primary brain tumor patients, she has carried out a series of studies and exploration on nervous system tumors. She is one of the first batch of specialists in neuro-oncology chemotherapy in China. She has rich experience in chemotherapy of primary central nervous system tumor, brain metastasis and children and teenager malignant tumors. She is skilled in chemotherapy and individualized combination therapy for brain glioma, brain germ cell tumor, medulloblastoma, primitive neuroectodermal tumor, neuroblastoma, primary central nervous system lymphoma, malignant meningioma, ependymoma and brain metastasis, etc. She has been in charge of holding six "National Neuro-oncology Chemotherapy and Molecularly Targeted Drug Therapy Study Group" (national level continuing medical education program) since 2007.
She has participated in a number of multi-centric clinical trials of anti-tumor new drug (cytotoxic drug and molecularly targeted therapy drug) in and outside China. She has received a number of scientific research funds from National Natural Science Foundation of China, project of Development Center for Medical Science and Technology, Ministry of Health, P.R.China, project of Guangdong Provincial Department of Science and Technology, scientific research project of Health Department of Guangdong Province, project funded by Guangdong Provincial Association for Science and Technology (fund for young and middle-aged scientists and technicians to go abroad to participate in international academic conferences), and fund for scientific research on single diseases of Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center. She is the Chief Editor of Handbook of Nervous System Tumor Chemotherapy. She also participated in the compilation of books such as Nervous System Tumors, and Clinical Practice Guidelines for Central Nervous System Tumors. And she has published over 30 papers in SCI journals and Chinese core journals.

Chemotherapy, molecularly targeted therapy and combination therapy for nervous system tumors.

1. Fu J, Yang QY(共同第一作者), Sai K, Chen FR, Pang JC, Ng HK, Kwan AL, Chen ZP. TGM2 inhibition attenuates ID1 expression in CD44-high glioma -initiating cells.Neuro Oncol, 2013,15(10):1353-1365. (SCI-IF:6.18分)

2. KE SAI,QUN-YING YANG,DONG SHEN,ZHONG-PING CHEN.Chemotherapy for gliomas in mainland China:An overview.ONCOLOGY LETTERS,2013,5:1448-1452.

3. Jiang XB,Yang QY,Sai K,Zhang XH,Chen ZP,Mou YG.Brain metastases from colorectal carcinoma: a description of 60 cases in a single Chinese cancer center.Tumour Biol,2011,32(6):1249-1256.

4. Chen LK,Liang Y,Yang QY, Xu F,Zhou NN,Xu GC,Liu GZ,Wei WD.Triplet platinum -based combination sequential chemotherapy improves survival outcome and quality of life of advanced non-small cell lung cancer patients. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev,2012;13(5):1863-1867.

5. Zhang GH,Jiang XB,Zhang XH,Sai K,Yang QY,Chen ZP,Mou YG.Correlation between TGF-β1 expression and Treg cell infiltration in glioma.Xi Bao Yu Fen Zi Mian Yi Xue Za Zhi,2011,27(6):680-682.

6. Mou YG, Sai K, Wang ZN, Zhang XH, Lu YC, Wei DN, Yang QY, Chen ZP. Surgical management of radiation-induced temporal lobe necrosis in patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma: Report of 14 cases.Head Neck,2011,33(10):1493-500.

7. Zhen-ye Li, Xiang-heng zhang,Yu Chen,Jian-gui Guo,Ke Sai,Qun-ying Yang, Zhong-ping Chen,Yong-gao Mou, .Clinical significance of B7-H4 expression in matched non-small cell lung cancer brain metastases and primary tumors. OncoTargets and Therapy, 2013:6 869–875.( SCI-IF:2.073)

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