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Ka-On Lam

Specialist in Clinical Oncology
Private Practice


Dr. Ka-On Lam graduated with distinction in M.B.B.S. from HKU in 2005. He has served his alma mater for over ten years and was Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Clinical Oncology, LKS Faculty of Medicine, HKU before he started private practice in May 2022. He was selected Distinguished Young Fellow of Hong Kong Academy of Medicine in 2014 and Hong Kong Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award in 2021.


His research interests are novel treatment strategies and circulating tumor cells in gastrointestinal cancers and nasopharyngeal cancer. He has participated as Principal Investigator (PI) or site PI in over 20 clinical trials in gastrointestinal oncology, including phase I/II trials, and has received more than HK$50 million of external peer-reviewed research funding in Hong Kong and Mainland China with over HK$29 million as Principal/ Co-Principal Investigator in gastrointestinal cancers and nasopharyngeal cancer translational research. He has published over 120 articles in peer-reviewed journals including Lancet Oncology, Nature Communications, JAMA Surgery, Cancer Research, Cell Stem Cell, PNAS, and presented over 60 conference abstracts at DDW, ESMO, ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer and other major conferences.


He holds major position in various professional organizations, including Honorary Treasurer of the Hong Kong College of Radiologists, Honorary Secretary of the Hong Kong Cancer Therapy Society, and is serving as a Board Director and Chairman of Cancer Education Subcommittee of the Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society (HKACS).

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