Dr Yasir Khan is a strong advocate for clinical trials and local research, ensuring his patients have access to the latest treatment options close to home. He brings a holistic, evidence-based approach to his practice and his patients benefit from his clinical research background and deep understanding of cancer care.
Dr Yasir Khan is a medical oncologist at Icon Cancer Centre Rockingham. In 2008 he completed his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) at the University of Health & Sciences in Lahore, Pakistan before relocating to Western Australia. Dr Khan subsequently commenced specialist oncology training at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and Fiona Stanley Hospital. In 2020 he completed a one-year clinical research fellowship in melanoma and kidney cancers at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London. During his fellowship Dr Khan was the lead clinical research fellow in novel cell therapy clinical trials, collaborating with leading oncologists and researchers on multiple research projects.
Dr Khan maintains an active interest in clinical trials, medical education and research, with previous experience as sub-investigator of various clinical trials including autologous tumour-infiltrating lymphocyte and NAR-T cell therapies. He has published several articles and abstracts in peer-reviewed journals and presented at state and national meetings.
Dr Khan is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) and a member of several leading Australian and New Zealand cancer trial groups. He has expertise in immunotherapy treatments and novel immunotherapy agents. His clinical experience covers a broad range of solid tumour malignancies with special interest in thoracic cancers, genitourinary cancers, gastrointestinal cancers and melanoma.