Dr Hongchao Pan
Senior Research Fellow, CTSU
Hongchao Pan is a statistician and epidemiologist in the Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit (CTSU). He holds a PhD in astrophysics from University of Leicester and an MSc in epidemiology from London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Since joining CTSU in 1995, he has worked on number of large-scale randomised clinical trials (such as CAST, COMMIT/CCS2, ACST, ATLAS) and epidemiological studies.
His research interests include systemic treatments for early breast cancer, effect of obesity on breast cancer prognosis, and mortality from smoking. Dr Pan leads the meta-analysis of individual participant data of the breast cancer screening trials with mammography and the long-term follow-up of the British Doctors Study.
Long-term outcomes for neoadjuvant versus adjuvant chemotherapy in early breast cancer: meta-analysis of individual patient data from ten randomised trials.
Early Breast Cancer Trialists' Collaborative Group (EBCTCG) None., (2018), Lancet Oncol, 19, 27 - 39
A novel clinical risk score to identify people with asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis with a higher risk of stroke
Halliday AW. et al, (2017)
Pre-operative Carotid Plaque Echolucency Assessment has no Predictive Value for Long-Term Risk of Stroke or Cardiovascular Death in Patients Undergoing Carotid Endarterectomy.
de Waard D. et al, (2017), Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg, 54, 135 - 141
10 vs 5 years of adjuvant tamoxifen: exclusion of 1/402 centres in ATLAS.
Davies C. et al, (2017), Lancet, 389
Ten-year risk of stroke in patients with previous cerebral infarction and the impact of carotid surgery in the Asymptomatic Carotid Surgery Trial.
Streifler JY. et al, (2016), Int J Stroke, 11, 1020 - 1027