Associate Professor

Sophie (Shao Hui) Huang


Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
700 University Ave, Toronto, Ontario Canada M5G 1X6
Clinical Interests
Anthology of outcome for head and neck cancers, Clinical behaviour and outcome of HPV-associated oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas
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  • BSc, Medicine, Shanghai Second Military Medical University, China
  • MSc, Medicine (Nephrology), Shanghai Second Military Medical University, China
  • BSc, Radiation Therapy, University of Toronto

Professional Memberships

  • Member, College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario

Research Synopsis

  • Outcome analysis of HPV-related oropharyngeal carcinomas
  • Outcome of locally advanced head and neck cancer patients unfit for chemotherapy

Recent Publications

Huang SH, Hahn E, Salunkhe R, Barcelona MV, O’Sullivan B. Are we ready for deintensification in human papillomavirus-positive oropharyngeal carcinomas? Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 31(2):118-128, 2023. (Principal Author)

Hoebers F, Yu E, O'Sullivan B, Postma AA, Palm WM, Bartlett E, Lee J, Stock S, Koyfman S, Su J, Xu W, Huang SH. Augmenting Inter-rater Concordance of Radiologic Extranodal Extension in HPV-positive Oropharyngeal Carcinoma: a multicenter study. Head Neck. 44(11):2361-2369, 2022. doi: 10.1002/hed.27130. (Senior Responsible Author) .

Huang SH, Jacinto JCK, O’Sullivan B, Su J, Kim J, Ringash J, Spreafico A, Yu E, Perez-Ordonez B, Weinreb I, Cho J, Hope A, Bratman SV, Giuliani M, Hosni A, Hahn E, Goldstein D, Tong L, Eng L, Xu W, Waldron JN. Clinical Presentation and Outcome of HPV-positive Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma in a North American Cohort. Cancer. 128(15):2908-2921,2022. doi: 10.1002/cncr.34266. (Principal Author) 

Chin O, Alshafai L, O’Sullivan B, Su J, Hope A, Bartlett E, Waldron J, Chepeha D, Xu W, Huang SH, Yu E. Inter-rater Concordance and Operating Definitions of Radiologic Nodal Feature Assessment in Human Papillomavirus-positive Oropharyngeal Carcinoma. Oral Oncology. 125:105716, 2022. (Senior Responsible Author)

Huang SH, O'Sullivan B, Su J, Bartlett E, Kim J, Waldron JN, Ringash J, de Almeida J, Bratman S, Hansen A, Bayley A, Cho J, Giuliani M, Hope A, Hosni A, Spreafico A, Siu L, Chepeha D, Tong L, Xu W, Yu E.  Prognostic Importance of Radiologic Extranodal Extension in HPV-positive Oropharyngeal Carcinoma and Its Potential Role in Refining TNM-8 cN-classification. Radiother Oncol. 144:13-22, 2020. doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2019.10.011. (Principal Author)


  • Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto
  • Research Therapist, Radiation Therapy, Princess Margaret Hospital/University Health Network