Dr Yada Kanjanapan is a Medical Oncologist with interests in immunotherapy and lung cancer. She is also presently working as a Staff Specialist in Medical Oncology at the Prince of Wales Hospital.
Dr Kanjanapan received her Medical degree from the University of Adelaide and completed internal medicine training at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. She undertook Medical Oncology training in Canberra and at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne.
Upon qualifying as a medical oncologist, Dr Kanjanapan pursued a further two-year clinical research fellowship at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto, Canada in the area of developmental therapeutics. She developed expertise in early-phase clinical trials and conducted research examining immunotherapy toxicity and tumour kinetics. Her work received a Merit Award with the American Society of Clinical Oncology in 2018.
Dr Kanjanapan manages a range of tumour types, including experience in melanoma, lung, sarcoma and gynaecological cancers. She maintains an active interest in clinical trials and is an investigator on a number of studies at Prince of Wales Hospital.