Dr Li Tee Tan

MBBS, FRCR, MRCP, MD

Clinical oncologist

Spoken languages

English

Special clinical interests in gynaecological, cervical and rectal cancer.

Dr Li Tee Tan is a Consultant Oncologist at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. She qualified in medicine from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in London. Dr Tan began her clinical oncology training at the Royal Free Hospital, followed by a period at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, before moving to the Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology where she completed a postgraduate research degree in cervix cancer brachytherapy.

Dr Tan has a special interest in image-guided brachytherapy for cervix cancer having implemented the CT-based technique at Addenbrooke’s in 2005 and the MRI-based technique in 2009. She chaired a working party for the Royal College of Radiologists to facilitate implementation of image-guided brachytherapy for cervix cancer in the UK in 2008, and has conducted workshops to help other centres implement the technique. She is a member of the steering committee for the EMBRACE-II study, an international study on intensity-modulated radiotherapy and image-guided brachytherapy for cervical cancer.

Specialties

  • Colorectal (bowel) cancer
  • Gynaecological oncology

NHS Hospital / current post(s)

  • Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Addenbrooke’s Hospital Cambridge

Year qualified

1986

Research interests

  • Image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT)

Professional memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR)
  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP)
  • Member of the British Medical Association (BMA)
  • Member of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ESTRO)
  • Member of the British Institute of Radiology and the Medical Protection Society