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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 Philadelphia, PA and graduated there with his M.D in 2004. He did his 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 2007-2008 and then did his Fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania from 2008-2011. In July of 2011, he came to the University of Rochester School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Hematology and Oncology. His clinical research interests are Genitourinary Oncology and Cancer Survivorship Research.

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

2/1/2018
Lin PJ, Peppone LJ, Janelsins MC, Mohile SG, Kamen CS, Kleckner IR, Fung C, Asare M, Cole CL, Culakova E, Mustian KM. "Yoga for the Management of Cancer Treatment-Related Toxicities." Current oncology reports.. 2018 Feb 1; 20(1):5. Epub 2018 Feb 01.

12/14/2017
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.. 2017 Dec 14; Epub 2017 Dec 14.

12/2017
Shah AY, Karam JA, Malouf GG, Rao P, Lim ZD, Jonasch E, Xiao L, Gao J, Vaishampayan UN, Heng DY, Plimack ER, Guancial EA, Fung C, Lowas SR, Tamboli P, Sircar K, Matin SF, Kimryn Rathmell W, Wood CG, Tannir NM. "Management and outcomes of patients with renal medullary carcinoma: a multicentre collaborative study." BJU international.. 2017 Dec 0; 120(6):782-792. Epub 2016 Dec 09.

Books & Chapters

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

2014
Chapter Title: Neurotoxicity and Ototoxicity Among Testicular Cancer Survivors
Book Title: EAU-ICUD Consultation on Medical Treatment of Urological Malignancies
Author List: Fung, C., Qi, J, Oldenburg, J
Edited By: Massard C, Zhou FJ, Fossa SD
Published By: EAU-ICUD2014

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