Meet Linus T. Chuang, MD

Jan 10, 2020

Dr. Chuang speaking at meeting

Dr. Chuang speaks at the 2017 International Clinical Trials Workshop in China.

Gynecologic oncologist in Danbury, CT; ASCO International Affairs Committee chair; JCO Global Oncology Editorial Board member; Resource Stratified Guideline Advisory Group member; Treatment of Patients with Ovarian Cancer Resource-Stratified Guideline Expert Panel member: Cancer.Net Editorial Board member; International Innovation Grant Committee chair

What led you to oncology?

LC: My mentor, Dr. Taylor Wharton. He was an excellent cancer surgeon who always made himself available for his patients and students.

What career could you see yourself in if you weren’t an oncologist?

LC: A priest, a policeman, or a fireman.

What’s the last book you read?

LC: Finish: Give Yourself the Gift of Done by Jon Acuff.

What app or website do you check most often?

LC: Twitter and Google.

What hobbies do you enjoy?

LC: Tennis, snooker, and traveling.

What is your personal motto?

LC: Your title makes you a manager. Your people make you a leader.

What do you think oncology will look like 10 years from today?

LC: AI, molecular diagnosis, and targeted therapies will be changing the way we practice oncology.

What would you say to a young physician thinking about entering the field of oncology?

LC: This is a field where I found science, skills, empathy, and compassion merged as one.


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