Yan Zheng, MD, PhD (Thoracic Oncology)

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Henan Cancer Hospital/The Affiliated Cancer Hospital of ZhengZhou University, China

Dr. Zheng achieved her MD. and PhD. in Yat-Sen University Cancer Center. She is a resident in Department of Thoracic Surgery at Henan Cancer Hospital (The Affiliated Cancer Hospital of Zhengzhou University). Her clinical practice involves lung, esophageal cancer and metastatic tumor in lung. She is interested in both clinical and basic research of lung cancer, esophageal cancer and metastatic tumor in lung. She focuses on mini-invasive surgical treatment of lung cancer, esophageal cancer and metastatic tumor in lung, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery(VATS) for lung cancer, thoracolaparoscopic oesophagectomy for oesophageal cancer and Hand-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (HATS) for bilateral metastatic tumor of lung.

She involved in many investigator-initiated clinical trial (IIT). 1.Video-assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery or Minimal Incision Thoracotomy for Early Stage Nonsmall Cell Lung Cancer: A Prospective, Randomized Controlled Trial (ChiCTR-TRC-00000142) 2.Early Oral Feeding Following Thoracolaparoscopic Oesophagectomy in Patients With Esophageal Cancer (NCT01998230) 3.Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Versus Surgery Alone for Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma(NCT02395705) 4. PulMiCC: A Randomised trial of Pulmonary Metastasectomy in Colorectal Cancer(NCT01106261).

Meanwhile, She is interested in basic research of pulmonary metastases, focuses on the pre-metastatic niche hypothesis of pulmonary metastases.