Chi-Chen Hong, MD, PhD

Chi-Chen Hong, PhD

Associate Professor of Oncology
Associate Member
Department of Cancer Prevention and Control
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Special Interests: 
The role of lifestyle-related factors, such as diet, obesity, exercise, and stress on immune function in breast cancer survivors and their impact on quality-of-life and breast cancer outcomes.
The impact of type 2 diabetes and other obesity-related comorbidities on quality-of-life and breast cancer prognosis among breast cancer survivors.
The mechanistic pathways that potentially mediate the effects of lifestyle and management of obesity-related comorbidities on breast cancer outcomes.


Chi-Chen Hong, PhD, joined the staff of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center (Roswell Park) in 2006 as a research affiliate in the Department of Epidemiology and was appointed Assistant Member in 2008 in the Department of Cancer Prevention and Control within the Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences. Dr. Hong was named Associate Professor of Oncology in 2015. 

Dr. Hong earned her doctoral degree in Epidemiology from the University of Toronto, Ontario (2004); and subsequently completed postdoctoral training in Epidemiology at Roswell Park.


Education and Training: 
PhD - Epidemiology, University of Toronto, Ontario
Postgraduate Fellowship, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
Multidisciplinary Postdoctoral Award, United States Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program
Postdoctoral Award, Breast Cancer Research and Education Program, New York State Department of Health
Professional Memberships: 
American Association for Cancer Research
Society for Epidemiologic Research