Ka On Lam

University of Hong Kong

Dr. Lam graduated from The University of Hong Kong with distinction in 2005 and joined the Department of Clinical Oncology in Tuen Mun Hospital in 2006. He is now a clinical assistant professor in Department of Clinical Oncology, HKU. He was awarded the Frank Doyle Medal and the Rohan Williams Medal for his outstanding performance in the fellowship examination of The Royal College of Radiologists. He was awarded the University of Hong Kong Overseas Fellowship in 2013 which funded his elective with Prof. David Cunningham and Dr. Ian Chau in the GI unit of the Royal Marsden, UK.

His research interests include gastroesophageal cancer, colorectal cancer and nasopharyngeal cancer. He published in peer-review journals and has presented in various local and international cancer conferences. He is currently leading researches in novel treatment strategies for GI cancers and is working on various government-funded projects on circulating tumor cells in GI cancers and NPC.