Chii-Ming Chen M.D.

Medical Team: Breast Cancer

Current Title

  • Vice President, 2010-present
  • Senior Member, Department of Surgery, 1990-present


  • Breast cancer surgery

Clinical Interests

  • Early diagnosis & treatment of breast cancer

Languages Spoken

  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Taiwanese
  • English

Education and Training

1967-1974 Kaohsiung Medical College, Taiwan, MD
1976-1980 Residency, Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
1984-1985 Fellowship, Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA

Professional Experience 

6/1980-2/1990 Attending Surgeon, Surgery, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
3/1990-4/2010 Chief, Surgery, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taiwan
3/1990-present Senior Member, Surgery, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taiwan
4/2010-present Vice President, Koo Foundation Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taiwan

Professional Memberships

  • Member, Surgical Association of the Republic of China
  • Member, Formosan Medical Association
  • Member, Surgical Society of Gastroenterology ROC
  • Member, The Gastroenterological Society of the Republic of China
  • Member, International Chirurgial Digestivae
  • Member, Chinese Oncology Association

Selected Publications


  1. 乳房疾病 (Breast Disease), 陳啟明, 雷永耀, 彭芳谷 主編, 九州圖書文物有限公司出版, 1988

Journal Articles:

  1. Chen,C.M., P'eng,F.K., Afferent loop symdrome Surgical Association R.O.C. 1980,13, 56-64
  2. Chen,C.M., Lui,Y.W., P'eng,F.K.: Intra-anterial infusion Chemotherapy for treating hepatocellular carcinoma with FAM regimen, proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop for Chemotherapy of hepatic tumor. 1983.
  3. Yu,C.C., Chen,C.M. et al, Paget's disease of the Breast.  Asian Journal of Surgery 12:63-68, 1989
  4. Yu,C.C., Chen,C.M. et al, Subareolar Abscess Asian Journal of Surgery 12:148-151,1989
  5. Hsia H.C. Lai, K.H. Lee, F.Y.,Tsay, S.H. Chen,C.M. et al, Primary Gastric Carcinoid Tumor assoicated with atrophic gastritis. Chinese Gastroenterol  7: 98-103, 1990
  6. Liu,M., Lui W.Y., Wu,L.H., Kao,H.L., Yeh,C.H., Chang,T.J., Chen,C.M. et al, Chemosensitivity of Human Breast Cancer as Analysed by Human Tumor Sterm Cell Assay. J. Surg. ASSOC. R.O.C. 1989; 22:102-6
  7. Lui,W.Y., Luu,M., Wu,L.H., Kao,H.L., Yeh,C.H., Chang. T.J., Chen,C.M.  et al, Sterm Cells of Breast Cancer Analysed by Bilayer Semisolid Agar System J. Surg. ASSOC R.O.C. 1989;22:97-101
  8. Chui-Mei Tiu, Yi-Hong Chou, Chii-Ming Chen, Chung-Chuan Hsu, Chew-Wun Wu, Cheng-Hsi Su, Wing-Yiu Lui, Tsuen Chang, Preoperative Ultrasound-Guided Wire-Localization of Nonpalpable Solid Breast Lesions. Chinese J. Radiology 1991;16(4):321-325.
  9. Yi-Hong Chou, Chui-Mei Tiu, Shion-Shiang Lee, Chii-Ming Chen, Tsuen Chang, Imaging of Breasts in Symptomatic Patients: Comparison of Ultrasonic and X-ray Mammography. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine of the R.O.C. 1992;9(1):1-10.
  10. 陳啟明, 早期乳癌病人之乳房保留手術, 醫學繼續教育, 1993; 3(4):512-516.
  11. Yue-Mon Lin, Walter Tsang-Wu Liu, Hshu-Hshing Lin, Chii-Ming Chen, Skye Hongiun Cheng, Andrew T. Huang, Juei-Low Sung., Endoscopic Features of Duodenal Metastases from Breast Cancer. Dig. Endosc. 1994;6(3):281-286.
  12. Skye H. Cheng, Sherry S. Kang, Chii-Ming Chen, Pin-Hua Huang, Jacques K. Chan, James J. Jian, Dose Uniformity for The Triangle Between Tangential Fields and Internal Mammary Field in Breast Preservation Therapy. Reprinted from the Chinese J. Radiology 1995; 20(1):53-62.
  13. SkyeH. Cheng, James J. M. Jian, Chii-Ming. Chen, Andrew T. Huang, Breast-Preserving Therapy for Early Breast Cancer A Preliminary Report and A Review of Literature. J. Chinese Oncol. Soc. 9(2), 8-21, 1993; 32-44.
  14. Skye H. Cheng, Chii-Ming Chen, James J. Jian, Stella Y. Tsai, Walter Tsang-Wu Liu, Mei-Chin Liu, Chris Min-Chun Chen, Hshu-Hshing Lin. Breast-Concerving Surgery and Radiotherapy for Early Breast Cancer. J Formos Med Assoc 1996. Vol 95. No 5; 372-377.
  15. Skye H. Cheng, Sherry S. Kang, Chii-Ming Chen, Pin-Hua Huang, Jacques K. Chan, James J. Jian. Dose Uniformity for The Triangle Between Tangential Fields and Internal Mammary Field in Breast Preservation Therapy. Chin J Radiol 1995; 20: 53-62.
  16. Tsu-Te Liu, Yi-Hong Chou, Chiung-Ru Lai, Chii-Ming Chen, Mei-Hua Tsou, Hshu-Hshing Lin, Chui-Mei Tiu. Breast mass due to alveolar soft part sarcoma of the pectoris major muscle. European Journal of Raidology 24(1997) 57-59.
  17. 鄭鴻鈞﹑陳啟明*﹑于素英, 乳房保留治療術後乳癌婦女對乳房滿意度之評估, 台灣醫界; 40卷第1期(1997) 27-29.
  18. Hui-Ju Chang, Skye H. Cheng, Mei-Chin Liu, James J.M. Jian, chii-Ming chen.  Postoperative Concurrent Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy for Resectable Locally Advanced Gastric Cancer Patients- A preliminary Report.  Therapeut Radiol Oncol 1997;4:195-201.
  19. Skye Hongiun Cheng, James Jer-Min Jian, Kwan-Yee Chan, Stella Y.C. Tsai, Mei-Ching Liu, Chii-Ming Chen.  The Benefit and Risk of Postmastectomy Radiation Therapy in Patients with High-Risk Breast Cancer.  Am J Clin Oncol (CCT) 21(1): 12-17, 1998.
  20. Skye Hongiun Cheng, Chii-Ming Chen, Mei-Ching Liu, Andrew T. Huang.  Clinical Practice Guidelines for Breast Cancer.  (J. Chinese Oncol. Soc.) 15(1-4), 12-28, 1999.
  21. Skye Hongiun cheng, Mei-Hua Tsou, Chii-Ming Chen, Szu-Yun Leu, Andrew T. Huang.  Establishing A comprehensive Breast Cancer Data Base In A New Free-Standing Cancer Center. (J. Chinese Oncol. Soc.) 15(1-4), 29-40 1999.
  22. Cheng-I Hsieh, Mei-Ching Liu, Skye H. Cheng, Tsang-Wu Liu, Chii-Ming Chen, Chris M. C. Chen, Mei-Hua Tsou, Andrew T. Huang.  Adjuvant Sequential Chemotherapy With Doxorubicin Plus Cyclophosphamide, Methotrexate, and Fluorouracil (ACMF) With Concurrent Radiotherapy in Resectable Advanced Breast Cancer.  Am J clin Oncol (CCT) 23(2): 122-127, 2000.
  23. Jason Chia-Hsien cheng, Chii-Ming Chen, Mei-Ching Liu, Mei-Hua Tsou, Po-Sheng Yang, and Skye Hongiun cheng.  Locoregional Recurrence In Patients With One To Three Positive Axillary Nodes After Mastectomy Without Adjuvant Radiotherapy.  J Formos Med Assoc 2000. Vol.99. No.10;759-765.
  24. Tsim-I Cheng, Po-Sheng Yang, Chii-Ming Chen, Mei-Hua Tsou: VIPoma/Watery Diarrhea Syndrome: Report of a Case. Gastroenterol J Taiwan Vol.18, No. 2, 2001; 26-3.
  25. Jennifer Pittman, Erich Huang, Holly Dressman, Cheng-Fang Horng, Skye H. Cheng, Mei-Hua Tsou, Chii-Ming Chen, Andrea Bild, Edwin S. Iversen, Andrew T. Huang, Joseph R. Nevins, Mike West.  Integrated modeling of clinical and gene expression information for personalized prediction of disease outcomes.  PNAS. June 1, 2004. Vol. 101. No22; 8431-8436.
  26. Yi-Hong Chou, Chui-Mei Tiu, Chii-Ming Chen: Clinical and Imaging Evaluation of Nipple Discharge.  J Med Ultrasound 2005. Vol 13, No2; 47-60.
  27. Cheng TY, Stella Yu-Chen Tsai, Wei-Tse Fang, Mei-Ching Liu, Chi-Feng Chung, Chii-Ming Chen, Skye Hongiun Cheng, Tzu-Jung Tsai, Po-Sheng Yang, Ben-Long Yu, Cheng-En Yang,.  “Chemoradiation after Radical Gastrectomy for Resectable Gastric Cancer Decreases Distant Node Recurrence and Tends to Improve Survival” in 59th Annual Cancer Symposium of The Society of Surgical Oncology, March 2006, San Diego, CA, USA.
  28. Cheng TY,Lee MY, Lin KJ, Chen CM. “ Papillary Lesions of The Breast Identified at Pre-operative Tissue Diagnosis – Warrant for Surgery?” 10th Annual Meeting of the Breast Cancer Society of Taiwan, September 2007, Taipei, Taiwan (Award of Best Paper)
  29. Tsung-Yen Cheng MD, Chii-Ming Chen MD, Ming Yuan Lee MD, Kwang-Jane Lin, Cheng-Fung Hung MS, Po-Sheng Yang MD, Ben-Long Yu MD, Chen-En Yang MD, Tzu-Jung Tsai MD, Chung-Wei Lin MD.: Risk Factors Associated With Conversion from Nonmalignant to Malignant Diagnosis After Surgical Excision of Breast Papillary Lesions. Annals of Surgical Oncology (2009) 16:3375~3379.
  30. Shih-HsuanWu, Ben-Long Yu, Chii-Ming Chen, Chen-En Yang, Tzu-Jung Tsai, Chung-Wei Lin, Tsung-Yen Cheng, Dong-Ling You, Yu-Yu Huang, Pei-Ing Lee, Mei-Hua Tsou, Ming-Yuan Lee, Ai-Ying Chuang, Wen-Hui Ku, Christopher K.J. Lin, Woan-Chwen Jaw, Wan-Chen Tsai, Po-Sheng Yangl  Experience with Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Early Breast Cancer Patients at a Cancer Center.  J. Cancer Res. Pract. 26(1), 21-27, 2010.
  31. Ching Cheng, Chian-Feng, Che, Yiin-Jeng Jong, Chien-Yi Tung, Yann-Jang Chen, Sheng Wang-Wuu, Ling-Hui Li, Shih-Feng Tsai, Mei-Hua Tsou, Kye H. Cheng, Chii-Ming Chen, Andrew T. Huang, Chi-Hung Lin & Ming-Ta Hsu.  Comparison of Genome Aberrations Between Early-Onset and Late-Onset Breast Cancer.  Breast Cancer – Recent Advances in Biology, Imaging and Therapeutics 149-160.
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