She received her undergraduate degree from Princeton University and her doctorate in medicine from the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA). She completed her internship, residency and fellowship in hematology and oncology at UCLA as well.
She was in private practice in Las Vegas for three years prior to coming to Peoria.
When did you join Illinois CancerCare?
Dr. Le-Lindqwister grew up in Vietnam and moved to New Jersey in 1983. She currently lives in Peoria, Illinois, with her husband and three children.
Hobbies / Interests:
Cooking, scrapbooking, art, piano and gardening
What medical change has impacted the field of cancer the most since you began practicing medicine?
“Drugs (biological therapy) may help improve survival and quality of life of patients.”
Why did you choose your field?
“The biology of diseases, research, patients and the challenge.”
Why did you choose Illinois to practice when you could have gone anywhere in the country?
“Great medical community, great place to raise a family and no traffic/commotion.”
Do you have any advice to give patients after they have been diagnosed with cancer?
“Take it one step at a time, stay focused and positive, and know that ICC is here for our patients.”
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