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Betty Caroline Tong, MD, MS, MHS

Associate Professor of Surgery
Office: Room 3589, Duke South - White Zone, Durham, NC 27710
Campus Mail: DUMC Box 3531MED Ctr, Durham, NC 27710

Education and Training

  • M.H.S., Johns Hopkins University, 2009
  • M.D., Duke University, 1999
  • M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1995

Publications

Anderson, Kevin L., Michael S. Mulvihill, Babatunde A. Yerokun, Paul J. Speicher, Thomas A. D’Amico, Betty C. Tong, Mark F. Berry, and Matthew G. Hartwig. “Induction chemotherapy for T3N0M0 non-small-cell lung cancer increases the rate of complete resection but does not confer improved survival.” Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 52, no. 2 (August 1, 2017): 370–77. https://doi.org/10.1093/ejcts/ezx091.

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Tandberg, Daniel J., Chris R. Kelsey, Thomas A. D’Amico, Jeffrey Crawford, Junzo P. Chino, Betty C. Tong, Neal E. Ready, and Ato Wright. “Patterns of Failure After Surgery for Non-Small-cell Lung Cancer Invading the Chest Wall.” Clin Lung Cancer 18, no. 4 (July 2017): e259–65. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cllc.2016.11.008.

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Yang, Chi-Fu Jeffrey, Derek Y. Chan, Paul J. Speicher, Brian C. Gulack, Betty C. Tong, Matthew G. Hartwig, Christopher R. Kelsey, Thomas A. D’Amico, Mark F. Berry, and David H. Harpole. “Surgery Versus Optimal Medical Management for N1 Small Cell Lung Cancer.” Ann Thorac Surg 103, no. 6 (June 2017): 1767–72. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2017.01.043.

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Giattino, Charles M., Jacob E. Gardner, Faris M. Sbahi, Kenneth C. Roberts, Mary Cooter, Eugene Moretti, Jeffrey N. Browndyke, et al. “Intraoperative Frontal Alpha-Band Power Correlates with Preoperative Neurocognitive Function in Older Adults.” Front Syst Neurosci 11 (2017): 24. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnsys.2017.00024.

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Gulack, Brian C., Chi-Fu Jeffrey Yang, Paul J. Speicher, Babatunde A. Yerokun, Betty C. Tong, Mark W. Onaitis, Thomas A. D’Amico, David H. Harpole, Matthew G. Hartwig, and Mark F. Berry. “A Risk Score to Assist Selecting Lobectomy Versus Sublobar Resection for Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.” Ann Thorac Surg 102, no. 6 (December 2016): 1814–20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.06.032.

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Speicher, Paul J., Zachary W. Fitch, Brian C. Gulack, Chi-Fu J. Yang, Betty C. Tong, David H. Harpole, Thomas A. D’Amico, Mark F. Berry, and Matthew G. Hartwig. “Induction Chemotherapy is Not Superior to a Surgery-First Strategy for Clinical N1 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.” Ann Thorac Surg 102, no. 3 (September 2016): 884–94. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.05.065.

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Yang, Chi-Fu Jeffrey, Nicholas R. Mayne, Hanghang Wang, Ryan R. Meyerhoff, Sameer Hirji, Betty C. Tong, Matthew Hartwig, David Harpole, Thomas A. D’Amico, and Mark Berry. “Outcomes of Major Lung Resection After Induction Therapy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in Elderly Patients.” Ann Thorac Surg 102, no. 3 (September 2016): 962–70. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2016.03.088.

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