Tong Chen, MD, PhD

Tong Chen


College of Medicine


Internal Medicine

Academic Title

Asst Professor

Research Program

Molecular Carcinogenesis and Chemoprevention

Research Interest

Esophageal Neoplasms, Cell Transformation, Neoplastic, Carcinoma, Squamous Cell, Neoplasms, Neoplasms, Radiation-Induced, Neovascularization, Pathologic, Weight Gain, Colonic Neoplasms, Skin Neoplasms, Inflammation

Dr. Chen's interests include research in investigations of the mechanism(s) through which natural food products (i.e., black raspberries and strawberries) prevent esophageal cancer in a carcinogen-induced animal model and human clinical trials. She collaborate with other faculties on campus to develop effective chemoprevention of esophageal cancer with natural food products.

Education and Background

Office Locations

302 C Comprehensive Cancer Center

410 W 12th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43210




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