Sue Yom

MD PhD

Radiation oncologist
National radiation expert and animal shelter volunteer

About me

Dr. Sue Yom is an expert in the radiation treatment and management of head, neck and lung cancers.

In her research, Yom studies chemoradiation (a combination of chemotherapy and radiation) for these cancers. She also investigates image-guided radiation therapy and ways to reduce toxic effects using focused radiation techniques, emerging biological agents and radiation protectants.

Yom earned her medical and doctoral degrees at the University of Pennsylvania. She completed a residency in radiation oncology at the MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Yom has received numerous awards recognizing her commitment to patient care and patient-oriented research.

  • Education

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2002

  • Residencies

    University of Texas Anderson Cancer Center, Radiation Oncology, 2007

  • Board Certifications

    Radiation Oncology, American Board of Radiology

  • Academic Title

    Professor

I am a passionate advocate for my patients in helping them achieve their best outcomes, both in health and quality of life.

Melanoma & Skin Cancer Program

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth Street, Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158

Radiation Oncology

Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine Building

1825 Fourth St., First Floor, Room M2267
San Francisco, CA 94158

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