Yan LU, MD

    • Department:
      • Jiahui International Cancer Center
      • Traditional Chinese Medicine Oncology
    • Location:
      • Jiahui International Hospital (Shanghai)
    • Languages:
      普通话,  English

    Dr. Lu Yan is currently an oncologist at Jiahui International Cancer Center. Dr. Lu is a certified oncologist in China and licensed by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). His other academic pursuits include teaching doctoral classes at the California University of Chinese Medicine.

    Dr. Lu Yan received his master's degree in internal medicine from Shanghai University of Chinese Medicine and completed the training for Shanghai residents and specialized physicians. Later, he worked as a resident physician and attending physician in the Department of Oncology of Longhua Hospital and Yueyang Hospital of Integrated Chinese and Western Medicine. He is skilled in the diagnosis and treatment (integration of traditional Chinese medicine and western medicine) for malignant tumors.

    Dr. Lu Yan adheres to the concept of "smart patients". He believes that sharing medical information with patients and engaging them in making medical decisions together can build trust and rapport with patients. He has published several clinical case reports in peer-reviewed international journals and is interested in seeking out the latest treatments and clinical research opportunities for patients. He attaches great importance to the symptoms and quality of life of patients. Dr. Lu Yan is good at using Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture as modern anti-tumor medical treatment to "enhance efficacy" and "reduce toxicity". He has participated in a number of national and provincial discussions on TCM treatment of malignant tumors and has published a number of influential clinical research reports in the industry. Currently, he is the youth member of the Traditional Medicine Committee of Shanghai Anti-Cancer Association.

    During his studies, Dr. Lu Yan was impressed by the Japanese master of Chinese traditional medicine, Asada Sohoba. The Collection of Asada Sohoba's Medical Cases (People's Medical Publishing House) edited by Dr. Lu was the academic masterpiece of Asada Sohoba translated to the Chinese language. Differing from the conventions of traditional Chinese medicine doctors, Dr. Lu Yan adheres to evidence-based medicine and advocates for the establishment of a traditional Chinese medicine academic system. He founded and operated the public platform of Evidence-Based Information on Traditional Chinese Medicine. The Manual of Huang Huang Traditional Chinese Medicine, co-authored by Dr. Lu Yan, was the monograph to introduce traditional Chinese medicine systematically with empirical evidence and research data. The manual’s publication greatly influenced the academic circles. He promotes the concept and practice of evidence-based therapeutics through teaching the course Evidence-Based Therapeutics at the California University of Chinese Medicine.


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