Editor-in-Chief: Gary Yang, MD


Dr. Gary Yang is Professor and Dell E. Webb Chair in Radiation Medicine, Loma Linda University in southern California, where he also serves as Residency Program Director and Director of Education and Development. Loma Linda University is the first hospital-based proton treatment center in the United States, providing patients worldwide with cutting-edge proton therapy treatments and access to the world-class doctors and staff. Dr. Yang received his medical degree from Chicago Medical School and completed his internship at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, followed by residency training at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia and fellowship at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland. Before joining Loma Linda University, Dr. Yang was Residency Program Director and Medical Director of Radiation Medicine at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York.

Dr. Yang is an internationally recognized expert in GI cancers. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology, Associate Editor for the Journal of Thoracic Disease, and editorial board member of the World Journal of GI Oncology and Thoracic Cancer. He is also a reviewer for over 20 peer-reviewed journals and has authored or co-authored more than 150 journal publications, abstracts and book chapters.

Dr. Yang was invited as moderator/faculty speaker at various scientific and educational sessions of international conferences including International Society of GI Oncology (ISGIO) and American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). Research Council of America named Dr. Yang among the "America’s Top Oncologists". He was named to “America's Top Doctors” by Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.