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Chunkit Fung, M.D.

Cancer

Clinical Interests

Genitourinary Oncology, Prostate Cancer, Urology Cancer, Reproductive Organ Cancer; Medical Oncology

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5823

Administrative: (585) 275-0394

Office: (585) 275-5823

Fax: (585) 273-1042

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Biography

I chose this specialty because of the many exciting new therapeutic options for patients with genitourinary cancers, as well as the opportunity to become an integral part of a team that cares for patients during one of their most difficult times.

As my patient, you can depend on me for compassion and dedication, in addition to an innovative and patient-centered approach to care. My research interests are clinical trials for genitourinary cancers and cancer survivorship research. During my free time, I enjoy running, hiking, cooking and travel.

Conditions I Treat

- Prostate cancer
- Bladder cancer
- Testicular cancer
- Kidney cancer
- Adrenal cancer

Professional Background

Dr. Chunkit Fung graduated Summa Cum Laude with Distinction in Research from Cornell University in 2000. He then went on to Medical School at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA and graduated with his M.D in 2004. He completed his internal medicine Internship and Residency from 2004 through 2007 at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He held the position of Instructor in the Department of Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania from 2007 to 2008 and subsequently completed his Fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania from 2008 to 2011. He also received a Master in Clinical Epidemiology in 2012 from the University of Pennsylvania School in Medicine. In July 2011, he came to the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Hematology and Oncology. His clinical research interests are developing clinical trials to evaluate new therapies in Genitourinary Oncology and Cancer Survivorship Research.

Research

I am a medical oncologist specialized in genitourinary malignancy and an Assistant Professor of medicine with research interests in cancer control, particularly in the development, implementation, and dissemination of mHealth behavioral interventions to prevent and manage treatment- and cancer-related toxicities in cancer survivors, with a specific focus in cardiovascular complications from cancer treatment. Additionally, I am interested in developing clinical trials to evaluate new therapeutics for treatment of urologic malignancies.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

2000
BS | Cornell University
Biology

2004
MD | Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Medicine

2012
MSCE | Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Epidemiology

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2008 - 06/01/2011
Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

07/01/2005 - 06/30/2007
Residency in Internal Medicine at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

07/01/2005 - 06/01/2007
Internship in Internal Medicine at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

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Awards

2018 - 2018
Civic Leadership Award
Sponsor: US TOO Prostate Cancer Support Group
Location: Rochester, NY

2016 - 2018
Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program Fellowship Grant

2016
Strong Star Certificate of Appreciation

2015
Strong Star Certificate of Appreciation

2014
Strong Star Certificate of Appreciation

2013
Strong Star Certificate of Appreciation

2012 - 2015
Wimot Cancer Center Research Fellowship
Sponsor: Wimot Cancer Center

2012
Strong Star Certificate of Appreciation

2012
Patient and Family Centered Care Award

2011
American Society of Clinical Oncology Trainee Travel Award
Sponsor: American Society of Clinical Oncology

2010
National Institute of Health Loan Repayment Program
Sponsor: National Institute of Health

2000
Summa Cum Laude with Distinction in Research
Sponsor: Cornell University

1999
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Undergraduate Research Scholarship
Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute

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Publications

Journal Articles

5/20/2018
Kerns SL, Fung C, Monahan PO, Ardeshir-Rouhani-Fard S, Abu Zaid MI, Williams AM, Stump TE, Sesso HD, Feldman DR, Hamilton RJ, Vaughn DJ, Beard C, Huddart RA, Kim J, Kollmannsberger C, Sahasrabudhe DM, Cook R, Fossa SD, Einhorn LH, Travis LB, . "Cumulative Burden of Morbidity Among Testicular Cancer Survivors After Standard Cisplatin-Based Chemotherapy: A Multi-Institutional Study." Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.. 2018 May 20; 36(15):1505-1512. Epub 2018 Apr 04.

5/2018
Chowdhry AK, Fung C, Chowdhry VK, Bergsma D, Dhakal S, Constine LS, Milano MT. "A population-based study of prognosis and survival in patients with second primary thyroid cancer after Hodgkin lymphoma." Leukemia & lymphoma.. 2018 May 0; 59(5):1180-1187. Epub 2017 Sep 01.

4/2018
Kleckner IR, Kamen C, Gewandter JS, Mohile NA, Heckler CE, Culakova E, Fung C, Janelsins MC, Asare M, Lin PJ, Reddy PS, Giguere J, Berenberg J, Kesler SR, Mustian KM. "Effects of exercise during chemotherapy on chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy: a multicenter, randomized controlled trial." Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer.. 2018 Apr 0; 26(4):1019-1028. Epub 2017 Dec 14.

Books & Chapters

2017
Chapter Title: Second Cancers
Book Title: Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 11th Edition
Author List: Fung, C., Bhatia, S., Allan, J.M., Oeffinger, K.C., Ng, A., Travis L.B.
Edited By: DeVita, V.T. Jr., Lawrence, TS., Rosenberg, S.A.
Published By: Wolters Kluwer Health2017 in Philadelphia

2014
Chapter Title: Second Malignant Neoplasms and Cardiovascular Disease Among Testicular Cancer Survivors
Book Title: Testicular Cancer: Diagnosis and Clinical Management
Author List: Fung, C., Fossa SD, Travis LB
Edited By: Einhorn LH, Horwich A, Huddart R
Published By: Oxford: Blackwell Publishing2014

2014
Chapter Title: Second Malignant Neoplasms Among Testicular Cancer Survivors
Book Title: EAU-ICUD Consultation on Medical Treatment of Urological Malignancies
Author List: Fung, C., Travis, LB, Warde
Edited By: Massard C, Zhou FJ, Fossa SD
Published By: EAU-ICUD2014

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