Clinical Associate Professor Angela Hong

Clinical Associate Professor
Medicine, Central Clinical School

C39 - Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: 02 9515 8057
F: 02 9515 8115

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Current national competitive grants*


Whole Brain Radiotherapy following local treatment of intracranial metastases of melanoma - a randomised phase III trial
Fogarty G, Burmeister B, Drummond K, Thompson J, Hong A
Cancer Australia Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme ($591,010 over 2 years)

* Grants administered through the University of Sydney


radiation oncology


2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009


  • Fogarty, G., Hong, A. (2014), Radiation therapy for advanced and metastatic melanoma. Journal of Surgical Oncology. 109(4), 370-375. [Abstract]
  • Fogarty, G., Hong, A., Scolyer, R., Lin, E., Haydu, L., Guitera, P., Thompson, J. (2014), Radiotherapy for lentigo maligna - a literature review and recommendations for treatment. The British Journal of Dermatology. 170(1), 52-58. [Abstract]
  • Naehrig, D., Uren, R., Emmett, L., Ioannou, K., Hong, A., Wratten, C., Thompson, J., Hruby, G. (2014), Sentinel lymph node mapping for defining site and extent of elective radiotherapy management of regional nodes in Merkel cell carcinoma: a pilot case series. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology. 58, 353-359. [Abstract]
  • Bruno Ventre, M., Ferreri, A., Gospodarowicz, M., Govi, S., Messina, C., Porter, D., Radford, J., Heo, D., Park, Y., Martinelli, G., Taylor, E., Lucraft, H., Hong, A., Scarfo, L., Zucca, E., Christie, D. (2014), Clinical features, management, and prognosis of an international series of 161 patients with limited-stage diffuse large B-cell lymphoma of the bone (the IELSG-14 study). The Oncologist. 19(3), 291-298. [Abstract]
  • Hong, A., Suo, C., Valenzuela, M., Haydu, L., Jacobsen, K., Reisse, C., Fogarty, G. (2014), Low incidence of melanoma brain metastasis in the hippocampus. Radiotherapy and Oncology. 111, 59-62. [Abstract]
  • Bhattacharyya, A., Cooper, A., Hong, A., Iland, H., McNeil, C. (2014), Successful management of life-threatening disseminated intravascular coagulopathy due to metastatic melanoma. Internal Medicine Journal. , 207-208. [Abstract]
  • Guitera, P., Haydu, L., Menzies, S., Scolyer, R., Hong, A., Fogarty, G., Gallardo, F., Segura, S. (2014), Surveillance for treatment failure of lentigo maligna with dermoscopy and in vivo confocal microscopy: new descriptors. British Journal of Dermatology. 170(6), 1305-1312. [Abstract]
  • Fogarty, G., Hong, A., Jacobsen, K., Reisse, C., Shivalingam, B., Burmeister, B., Haydu, L., Paton, E., Thompson, J. (2014), Accrual to a randomised trial of adjuvant whole brain radiotherapy for treatment of melanoma brain metastases is feasible. BMC Research Notes. 7(1), 412. [Abstract]
  • Du Four, S., Hong, A., Chan, M., Charakidis, M., Duerinck, J., Wilgenhof, S., Wang, W., Feng, L., Michotte, A., Okera, M., Shivalingam, B., Fogarty, G., Kefford, R., Neyns, B. (2014), Symptomatic Histologically Proven Necrosis of Brain following Stereotactic Radiation and Ipilimumab in Six Lesions in Four Melanoma Patients. Case Reports in Oncological Medicine. 2014, 417913. [Abstract]


  • Hong, A., Zhang, M., Veillard, A., Jahanbani, J., Lee, C., Jones, D., Harnett, G., Clark, J., Elliott, M., Milross, C., Rose, B. (2013), The prognostic significance of hypoxia inducing factor 1-alpha in oropharyngeal cancer in relation to human papillomavirus status. Oral Oncology. 49(4), 354-359. [Abstract]
  • Hong, A., Jones, D., Chatfield, M., Soon Lee, C., Zhang, M., Clark, J., Elliott, M., Harnett, G., Milross, C., Rose, B. (2013), HPV Status of Oropharyngeal Cancer by Combination HPV DNA/p16 Testing: Biological Relevance of Discordant Results. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 20(Suppl3), 450-458. [Abstract]
  • Hong, A., Martin, A., Chatfield, M., Jones, D., Zhang, M., Armstrong, B., Lee, C., Harnett, G., Milross, C., Clark, J., Elliott, M., Smee, R., Corry, J., Liu, C., Porceddu, S., Rees, G., Rose, B. (2013), Human papillomavirus, smoking status and outcomes in tonsillar squamous cell carcinoma. International Journal of Cancer. 132(12), 2748-2754. [Abstract]
  • Hong, A., Martin, A., Armstrong, B., Lee, C., Jones, D., Chatfield, M., Zhang, M., Harnett, G., Clark, J., Elliott, M., Milross, C., Smee, R., Corry, J., Liu, C., Porceddu, S., Vaska, K., Veness, M., Morgan, G., Fogarty, G., Veivers, D., Rees, G., Rose, B. (2013), Human papillomavirus modifies the prognostic significance of T stage and possibly N stage in tonsillar cancer. Annals of Oncology. 24(1), 215-219. [Abstract]
  • Hong, A., Millington, S., Ahern, V., McCowage, G., Boyle, R., Tattersall, M., Haydu, L., Stalley, P. (2013), Limb preservation surgery with extracorporeal irradiation in the management of malignant bone tumor: the oncological outcomes of 101 patients. Annals of Oncology. 24(10), 2676-2680. [Abstract]
  • Guitera, P., Moloney, F., Menzies, S., Stretch, J., Quinn, M., Hong, A., Fogarty, G., Scolyer, R. (2013), Improving management and patient care in lentigo maligna by mapping with in vivo confocal microscopy. JAMA Dermatology. 149(6), 692-698. [Abstract]
  • Zhang, M., Boughton, P., Rose, B., Lee, C., Hong, A. (2013), The use of porous scaffold as a tumor model. International Journal of Biomaterials. 2013, 396056. [Abstract]
  • Awad, R., Fogarty, G., Hong, A., Kelly, P., Ng, D., Santos, D., Haydu, L. (2013), Hippocampal avoidance with volumetric modulated arc therapy in melanoma brain metastases - the first Australian experience. Radiation Oncology. 8, 62. [Abstract]


  • Thompson, J., Hong, A., Fogarty, G. (2012), Publication and Interpretation of Clinical Trial Results: The Need for Caution. Annals of Surgical Oncology. 19, 1745-1747. [Abstract]
  • Burmeister, B., Henderson, M., Ainslie, J., Fisher, R., Di Iulio, J., Smithers, B., Hong, A., Shannon, K., Scolyer, R., Carruthers, S., Coventry, B., Babington, S., Duprat, J., Hoekstra, H., Thompson, J. (2012), Adjuvant radiotherapy versus observation alone for patients at risk of lymph-node field relapse after therapeutic lymphadenectomy for melanoma: a randomised trial. The Lancet Oncology. 13(6), 589-597. [Abstract]
  • Sundaresan, P., Hruby, G., Hamilton, A., Hong, A., Boyer, M., Chatfield, M., Thompson, J. (2012), Definitive Radiotherapy or Chemoradiotherapy in the Treatment of Merkel Cell Carcinoma. Clinical Oncology. 24(9), e131-e136. [Abstract]
  • Shin, J., Foo, T., Hong, A., Zhang, M., Lum, T., Solomon, M., Lee, C. (2012), Telomerase expression as a predictive marker of radiotherapy response in rectal cancer. Pathology. 44(3), 209-215. [Abstract]
  • Suttie, C., Hong, A., Stalley, P., Veillard, A., Tattersall, M. (2012), Does Chemotherapy Shorten the Latency Interval of Radiation-induced Sarcomas?. Clinical Oncology. , 77-79. [Abstract]
  • Hong, A., Fogarty, G. (2012), Role of radiation therapy in cutaneous melanoma. Cancer Journal. 18(2), 203-207. [Abstract]
  • Poon, C., Zhang, M., Ruys, A., Hong, A., Catuogno, C., Boughton, P. (2012), A novel dynamic 3-dimensional construct for respiratory tissue engineering. Journal of Biomimetics, Biomaterials, and Tissue Engineering. 14(1), 31-42.
  • Hong, A., Fogarty, G., Izard, M. (2012), The role of radiation therapy in the management of metastatic melanoma in the brain. International Journal of Surgical Oncology. 2012, 294735. [Abstract]


  • Hong, A., Dobbins, T., Lee, C., Jones, D., Fei, J., Clark, J., Armstrong, B., Harnett, G., Milross, C., Tran, N., Peculis, L., Ng, C., Milne, A., Loo, C., Hughes, L., Forstner, D., O'Brien, C., Rose, B. (2011), Use of cyclin D1 in conjunction with human papillomavirus status to predict outcome in oropharyngeal cancer. International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer. 128, 1532-45. [Abstract]
  • Pang, E., Delic, N., Hong, A., Zhang, M., Rose, B., Lyons, J. (2011), Radiosensitization of Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Cells by Human Papillomavirus 16 Oncoprotein E6*I. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics. 79(3), 860-5. [Abstract]
  • Fogarty, G., Morton, R., Vardy, J., Nowak, A., Mandel, C., Forder, P., Hong, A., Hruby, G., Burmeister, B., Shivalingam, B., Dhillon, H., Thompson, J. (2011), Whole brain radiotherapy after local treatment of brain metastases in melanoma patients - a randomised phase III trial. BMC cancer. 11(1), 142. [Abstract]
  • Shin, J., Jalaludin, B., Solomon, M., Hong, A., Lee, C. (2011), Histopathological regression grading versus staging of rectal cancer following radiotherapy. Pathology. 43(1), 24-30. [Abstract]


  • Hong, A., Dobbins, T., Lee, C., Jones, D., Harnett, G., Armstrong, B., Clark, J., Milross, C., Kim, J., O'Brien, C., Rose, B. (2010), Human papillomavirus predicts outcome in oropharyngeal cancer in patients treated primarily with surgery or radiation therapy. British journal of cancer. 103, 1510-7. [Abstract]
  • Hong, A., Dobbins, T., Lee, C., Jones, D., Jackson, E., Clark, J., Armstrong, B., Harnett, G., Milross, C., O'Brien, C., Rose, B. (2010), Relationships between epidermal growth factor receptor expression and human papillomavirus status as markers of prognosis in oropharyngeal cancer. European journal of cancer (Oxford, England : 1990). 46(11), 2088-96. [Abstract]
  • Hong, A., Grulich, A., Jones, D., Lee, C., Garland, S., Dobbins, T., Clark, J., Harnett, G., Milross, C., O'Brien, C., Rose, B. (2010), Squamous cell carcinoma of the oropharynx in Australian males induced by human papillomavirus vaccine targets. Vaccine. 28(19), 3269-3272. [Abstract]
  • Hong, A., Grulich, A., Jones, D., Lee, S., Garland, S., Dobbins, T., Clark, J., Harnett, G., Milross, C., O'Brien, C., Rose, B. (2010), Oropharyngeal cancer. Australian data show increase. BMJ (Clinical research ed.). , c2518. [Abstract]


  • Fei, J., Hong, A., Dobbins, T., Jones, D., Soon Lee, C., Loo, C., Al-Ghamdi, M., Harnett, G., Clark, J., O'Brien, C., Rose, B. (2009), Prognostic Significance of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor in Squamous Cell Carcinomas of the Tonsil in Relation to Human Papillomavirus Status and Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor. Annals of surgical oncology. 16(10), 2908-17. [Abstract]