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Jane Yanagawa

Dr. Yanagawa is Interim Division Chief of Thoracic Surgery and an Associate Professor of Thoracic Surgery at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She is a vital member of the UCLA Thoracic Oncology Program Tumor Board as well as the UCLA Sarcoma Tumor Board, and has developed a thriving clinical practice in thoracic surgical oncology. She also represents UCLA as a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Guidelines panel for Thymic Malignancies and Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer/Mesothelioma/Thymomas. She performs translational lung cancer research as a principal investigator with a laboratory on campus, and is a dedicated educator who has garnered multiple teaching awards.