Dr. Lillian Siu, MD, FRCPC

Head and Neck Committee Co-Chair

Dr. Lillian Siu is a senior medical oncologist at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and a Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto. She is the Director of the Phase I Program and Co-Director of the Bras and Family Drug Development Program at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and holds the BMO Chair in Precision Genomics (2016-2026). 

Dr. Siu’s major research focus is in the area of new anticancer drug development, particularly with respect to phase I trials and head and neck malignancies, In addition to her active research in early phase clinical trials, she has been leading genomics initiatives and immuno-oncology trials.

“Team science is one of the most important factors that drives progress in cancer research – CCTG is a prime example where the nexus of minds has enabled the translation of many ideas into studies and eventually from studies into knowledge.”

Research Interests

  • Cancer genomics
  • Immuno oncology
  • Precision oncology
  • Head and neck cancers
  • Early phase clinical trials
  • Experimental therapeutics

Recent publications PubMed