Dr Yong Du is a Consultant Physician in Nuclear Medicine & PET/CT imaging. He completed Nuclear Medicine specialist training at the Institute of Nuclear Medicine in UCLH and obtained his PhD degree in radioummunotherapy for lymphoma. Dr Yong Du has extensive experience in both Diagnostic and Therapeutic Nuclear Medicine.
As a testament to his excellence, he was the first recipient of the UK HEFCE Clinical Senior Lecturership award in the Nuclear Medicine specialty. He has led a number of national and international research projects and has published first-authored research articles in high impact oncology journals including the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blood and Cancer Research. He has been the Clinical Lead for radionuclide therapy services at the Royal Marsden Hospital, the biggest cancer centre in the UK since February 2011.
Dr. Du has treated a large number of patients with thyrotoxicosis, thyroid cancer, lymphoma, neuroblastoma, neuroendocrine tumour and prostate cancer. Dr Yong Du was awarded the first clinical ARSAC licence in UK to treat prostate cancer patients with Lu-177-PSMA, in February 2018.
Dr Yong Du is a Trustee of the British Nuclear Medicine Society and he is a committee member of a number of national and international professional bodies including NCRI CTRad and the Radionuclide Target Therapy Committee of BNMS.Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
- Radionuclide targeted therapy for thyrotoxicosis
- PET/CT and SPECT/CT in cardiology and oncology
- Thyroid cancer
- Neuroendocrine tumour
- Prostate cancer