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Evan Ya-Wen

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Physician & Research Faculty
Professor, Division of Hematology and Oncology, University of Washington
Professor, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center
Medical Director, Clinical Research Support, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Consortium
Clinical Research Director, Genitourinary Oncology, UW Medicine
Sites of Practice
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center - South Lake Union
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center at UW Medical Center – Montlake

Photo: Fred Hutch

Education, Training, Board Certifications

  • M.D., University of Washington, School of Medicine 
  • Residency, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Internal Medicine 
  • Fellowship in Hematology and Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute  
  • Medical Oncology, American Board of Internal Medicine 
  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Expertise 

  • Genitourinary cancers 
  • Prostate cancer 
  • Bladder cancer 
  • Testicular cancer  



Research and/or clinical interests 

Dr. Evan Y. Yu is a medical oncologist specializing in prostate, bladder, and testicular cancer treatment and research. Dr. Yu is the Clinical Research Director for GU malignancies, Core Director for the Pacific Northwest Prostate Cancer SPORE and co-PI of the DoD Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials Consortium for his institution.  He is the institution's Principal Investigator for the National Cancer Trials Network Lead Academic Performance Site (LAPS) Grant, SWOG, and ECOG/ACRIN.  His research focuses on testing the next wave of novel molecular targeted therapies and immunotherapy techniques, with a complementary focus on imaging biomarkers.  In addition to an active clinical and research practice, he also is the Medical Director for Clinical Research Services at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Consortium. He has regularly been voted a “Top Doctor” by Castle Connolly, U.S. News and World Report, Seattle magazine, and Seattle Met magazine. He has served for many years on the National Cancer Institute Genitourinary Cancers Steering Committee and is the Co-Chair for the National Cancer Institute Prostate Cancer Task Force. Dr. Yu has held various roles within ASCO, AACR and also serves as a senior editor for Clinical Cancer Research and Uro-Today.