Dr Yada Kanjanapan is a Medical Oncologist with subspecialty interests in breast cancer, melanoma and gynaecological cancers. She is also presently working as a Staff Specialist in Medical Oncology at The Canberra Hospital.
Dr Kanjanapan received her medical degree from the University of Adelaide and completed internal medicine training at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. She undertook Medical Oncology training in The Canberra Hospital and at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne.
Upon qualifying as a medical oncologist, Dr Kanjanapan pursued a further two-year clinical research fellowship at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto, Canada in the areas of developmental therapeutics, melanoma and gynecological cancers. She developed expertise in early-phase clinical trials and conducted research examining immunotherapy toxicity and tumour kinetics. Her work received a Merit Award with the American Society of Clinical Oncology in 2018. Prior to returning to her home town in Canberra, Dr Kanjanapan worked as a medical oncologist at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney, with experience in managing a range of tumour types. She maintains an active interest in clinical trials and is an investigator on a number of studies at The Canberra Hospital, where she is also presently working.
Consultant Medical Oncologist, The Canberra Hospital
Clinical Senior Lecturer, Australian National University Medical School
Visiting Medical Officer, Bourke St Health Service, Goulburn, NSW (from June 2019)
Visiting Medical Officer, Cooma District Hospital, NSW (treatment sessions, from June 2019)
Languages spoken (other than English)