Dr Lai Cheng Yew
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Dr Lai Cheng Yew

Dr Lai Cheng Yew
Lai
Cheng Yew
MBBS, MA (Cantab), MRCP, FRCR, MSc Oncology, Clinical Oncologist

Languages spoken

English

Overview

Centres

Elstree
Elstree

Unit 710, Centennial Park, Centennial Avenue, Elstree, Borehamwood, WD6 3SZ

51.63871711875925, -0.30600104421020885
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+44 (0)208 236 9040
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Specialises in

Breast cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Breast cancer

Treatments

Chemotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Medical oncology
Service/Cancer/Medical oncology/Chemotherapy
Deep inspiration breath hold
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Deep inspiration breath hold
External beam radiotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/External beam radiotherapy
Genetic testing
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Pathology tests and procedures
Service/Cancer/Pathology tests and procedures/Genetic testing
Immunotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Medical oncology
Service/Cancer/Medical oncology/Immunotherapy
Intensity modulated radiotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Intensity modulated radiotherapy
Palliative radiotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Palliative radiotherapy
Partial breast irradiation
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Partial breast irradiation
Radiotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Radiotherapy
Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR)
Surface-guided radiotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Surface-guided radiotherapy
Volumetric modulated arc therapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Volumetric modulated arc therapy
Chemotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Medical oncology
Service/Cancer/Medical oncology/Chemotherapy
Deep inspiration breath hold
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Deep inspiration breath hold
External beam radiotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/External beam radiotherapy
Genetic testing
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Pathology tests and procedures
Service/Cancer/Pathology tests and procedures/Genetic testing
Immunotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Medical oncology
Service/Cancer/Medical oncology/Immunotherapy
Intensity modulated radiotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Intensity modulated radiotherapy
Palliative radiotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Palliative radiotherapy
Partial breast irradiation
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Partial breast irradiation
Radiotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Radiotherapy
Surface-guided radiotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Surface-guided radiotherapy
Volumetric modulated arc therapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Volumetric modulated arc therapy

Dr Lai Cheng Yew is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist specialising in the management of breast cancer, and supporting the Acute Oncology service, and is based at North Middlesex University Hospital and Chase Farm Hospital (Royal Free London). She is involved in research, actively recruiting into clinical trials, and also has an interest in the development of advanced radiotherapy techniques.

Dr Yew undertook her undergraduate training at Cambridge University and University College London, graduating with a distinction in Medicine in 2002. She completed her specialist clinical oncology training in London and obtained an MSc in Oncology from the Institute of Cancer Research, the University of London in 2011. Her research project was on the pathological complete response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in breast cancer.

She takes an active role in the oncology department, having taken on a number of Trust Quality lead roles including Chemotherapy Lead, Undergraduate Lead, and Audit Lead.  As Educational Supervisor for both medical students and Clinical Oncology trainees, she has a keen interest in education and training.

Expertise and interests

  • Radiotherapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Hormone therapy

Professional association

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR)
  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP)

Awards

  • MBBS Distinction in Medicine
  • Joint Chadwick Prize in Public Health