Dr. Lee is a physician at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance specializing in hematology oncology and genitourinary oncology.
I strive to provide all of my patients with exceptional, individualized care through respect, communication and cutting-edge diagnostic and therapeutic approaches.
Genitourinary oncology, hematology oncology
- Assistant Member, Human Biology Division, Fred Hutch
- Assistant Member, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutch
- Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Washington
- BA: Harvard College
- MD: Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
- PhD: University of California, Los Angeles
- Residency: Internal Medicine, Boston University Medical Center
- Fellowship: Hematology/Oncology, University of California, Los Angeles
Languages: English, Korean, Spanish
Clinical Instructor, University of California, Los Angeles, 2015-2017
I was drawn to oncology because of the depth of the interpersonal connections that develop while caring for cancer patients and the incredible intellectual challenge of discovering ways to beat cancer.
I hope to witness a growing number of patients with advanced prostate and bladder cancer being cured of their disease during my lifetime.
My lab studies the molecular, cellular and genetic determinants of advanced prostate cancer. The primary goal of my research is to identify vulnerabilities for therapeutic exploitation to enhance and extend life for patients with late-stage prostate cancer. My focus is on modeling subtypes of castration-resistant prostate cancer with mouse and human prostate epithelial transformation systems; characterizing prostate cancer surface antigens for active translation to antibody and cell-based therapies; and developing strategies to disrupt androgen receptor (AR) and Myc protein stability in prostate cancer.
Outside of medicine, I enjoy spending time with my wife and two young children, watching baseball and football, cooking and exploring new restaurants.