Helena A. Yu, MD

About Me

I am a board-certified medical oncologist specializing in the care of patients with lung cancer.  As a member of our multidisciplinary team that includes surgeons and radiation oncologists, I am dedicated to providing compassionate care to my patients and creating comprehensive treatment plans that are tailored to their needs and goals.

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By performing molecular testing on lung cancers, we have the ability to look for specific gene mutations and personalize the treatment for each patient based on the results of these tests. I have a special interest in the use and development of newer, targeted therapies as treatment for lung cancers.

I also conduct research aimed at advancing the treatment of lung cancer so that patients can live longer and have a better quality of life.  My clinical research focuses on the treatment of patients with lung cancers that have identifiable mutations, and I oversee our clinical research program for patients with EGFR-mutant lung cancers.

  • Clinical Expertise: Lung Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English
  • Education: MD, University of Michigan Medical School
  • Residencies: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Fellowships: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Board Certifications: Internal Medicine; Medical Oncology

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