Yung H Son MD

Professor of Therapeutic Radiology and of Surgery (Otolaryngology)

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchCancer Center, Yale: Head and Neck Cancer Surgery Program; Radiobiology & Radiotherapy; Sarcoma Oncology ProgramTherapeutic Radiology/Radiation Oncology: Head and Neck Radiotherapy Program; Therapeutic Radiology - Patient Care | SurgeryRadiobiology and Radiotherapy

Research Interests

Therapeutic gain factor with combination of low dose rate radiation and external beam radiation in all sites; Radiation sensitization with chemical modulator in clinical application more...


  • M.D., Seoul National University, 1950

Selected Publications

  • Rewari AN, Haffty BG, Wilson LD, Son YH, Joe JK, Ross DA, Papac RJ, Sasaki CT, Fischer JJ. Postoperative concurrent chemoradiotherapy with mitomycin in advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck: results from three prospective randomized trials. Cancer J. 2006 Mar-Apr12(2):123-9.
  • Haffty BG, Wilson LD, Son YH, Cho EI, Papac RJ, Fischer DB, Rockwell S, Sartorelli AC, Ross DA, Sasaki CT, Fischer JJ. Concurrent chemo-radiotherapy with mitomycin C compared with porfiromycin in squamous cell cancer of the head and neck: final results of a randomized clinical trial. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2005 Jan 161(1):119-28.
  • Psyrri A, Kwong M, DiStasio S, Lekakis L, Kassar M, Sasaki C, Wilson LD, Haffty BG, Son YH, Ross DA, Weinberger PM, Chung GG, Zelterman D, Burtness BA, Cooper DL. Cisplatin, fluorouracil, and leucovorin induction chemotherapy followed by concurrent cisplatin chemoradiotherapy for organ preservation and cure in patients with advanced head and neck cancer: long-term follow-up. J Clin Oncol. 2004 Aug 122(15):3061-9.



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