Mitchell Cancer Institute
Dr. Yan finished his Ph.D. in pharmacology in Weill Graduate school of Cornell medical College. He was trained in NYP/Cornell for clinical radiation oncology. He subsequently held faculty appointments at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and New York Hospital Queens. He also served as an assistant professor of clinical radiology at the Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University. Dr. Yan's specialties are head and neck cancers, lung cancer, lymphoma and GI cancers. In addition, Yan has extensive training in Stereotactic Radiation Therapy, in which high-dose radiotherapy beams are aimed at a tumor from many different directions with a high level of precision. He is also the director of the CyberKnife Robotic Radiotherapy System at Mitchell cancer Institute at the University of South Alabama.
Major interests are combining Lattice radiation therapy with immunotherapy and the influence of musical therapy on immune responses in patients receiving radiation therapy.