Wai Lup Wong
Mount Vernon Hospital, Northwood
Wai-Lup Wong BA[hons] LLM FRCR FRCP consultant radiologist [nuclear medicine] Mount Vernon hospital Northwood, Senior Lecturer [University College]. Chair Cancer Diagnostics Clinical Reference Group NHS England [NHSE]. He has a longstanding interest in head and neck cancer. At St Thomas’ hospital, he took the radiological lead in the team that pioneered the technique to computer combine PET to CT in the head and neck and so demonstrated the advantage of PET/CT in the assessment of head and neck cancer. He has published extensively on cancer including in the New England Journal of Medicine, contributed to textbooks including the most recent edition of Scott Brown’s Otolaryngology and is co-author of the current NICE upper aerodigestive tract cancer guidelines. Wai-Lup is referee for the NIHR-HTA Programme. Passionate about improving patient experience he led the team which developed the patient experience questions which will be mandated on all NHSE PET/CT patient experience surveys.
PET CT in the Surveillance of People with Head and Neck Cancer
Drawing from a survey of the published literature, the seminar will provide a review of the current role of FDG PET/CT following chemo-radiotherapy in people with advanced head and neck cancer. It will also give an update on the emerging role of FDG PET/CT in the follow-up of other people with head and neck cancer.
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