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Dr. Jiade J. Lu is a board certified Clinical  Oncologist who is the Editor-in-Chief of the Cancer Information Network.

Dr. Lu obtained his B.S. in Biochemistry and M.D. from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He completed  his study in medicine in 1996.  After his internship at Buffalo Sisters Hospital in Internal Medicine in 1996-1997, he started his residency training in Radiation Oncology at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida.  Dr. Lu received full board-certification in May 2001.

Dr. Lu is very active in cancer research.  He is the author of multiple research publications in the field of Radiation Oncology, and was awarded the Residency / Fellowship  Research Award from the Radiology Society of North America (RSNA) in 2001 for his numerous contribution in the field of Oncology.  He has a strong interest in Head and Neck Cancers, Gastrointestinal Cancers, Breast Cancers, Brachytherapy, and Medical Information System.

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Dr. Yadvindera (Bobby) Bains is a board certified Radiation Oncologist who is chief of the Radiation Oncology Program of the Sanchez Cancer Center at Mercy Health Center in Laredo, Texas.

His interest in application of technology in medicine started during his undergraduate years.  He obtained his B.S. in Electrical Engineering with a Biomedical Engineering specialization from the University of Texas at Austin.  During his education, he had an opportunity to explore, build, and test such equipment as Lie Detector Machine and an E.K.G. machine.  This interaction of Engineering and Medicine was one of the factors that persuaded him into the Medical Arena. He was president of the Biomedical Engineering Society and Treasurer of the Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers-Computer Science division while at UT Austin.  He was awarded the Electrical Engineering Student Leadership Award in 1990 for his numerous contributions.

Dr. Bains attended Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas (UTHSCSA).  He graduated in 1995.  During this time he was active in researching applications of Positron Emission Topography (PET scan).  He did an Internship at University Hospital in Internal Medicine in 1995-1996.  His Residency training in Radiation Oncology was done at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida. 
He scored in the top 10% on his radiation oncology written board exam and obtained full board-certification in May 2000.

He is presently the Chief of Radiation Oncology at the Sanchez Cancer Center of the Mercy Health Center in Laredo, Texas.  He has a strong interest in Brachytherapy, Prostate cancer, Lung cancers, and Breast Cancers.

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Dr. Stephanie C. Han is a board certified Radiation Oncologist who is an Assistant Professor of the Radiation Oncology Department of the New York University Cancer Center.

Dr. Han obtained her B.S. in Biochemistry and M.D. from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She graduated from the medical school in 1996.  Dr. Han completed her residency training in Radiation Oncology Department of Yale University Medical Center, and is very active in clinical research during her residency and is the author of multiple important research publications in the field of Gynecological Oncology. Dr. Han  obtained full board-certification in May 2001.

She is presently an Assistant Professor and attending physician at the New York University Cancer Center.  She has a strong interest in Gynecological Oncology, Brachytherapy, and clinical research.

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