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Gangnam Severance Cancer Hospital operates Radiation Oncology. It utilizes high-tech devices for Tomo therapy, radiation, linac, simulation therapy, and computer therapy planning. All of them are for the effective cancer treatments. Tomo therapy, the state-of-the-art radiation therapy device, can perform radiation therapy in totally different way from before. Radiation Oncology of Gangnam Severance Cancer Hospital offers traditional surgeries plus drug therapies to raise the tumor cure rate. Also it cooperates with Breast Cancer Center to offer the best breast cancer treatment.
Clinical Experience - Since 2003, it started to perform 3-dimensional conformal radiation therapy. It started to use Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and offer ‘one-stop’ treatment service of radiation therapy from July 1st, 2006. It tries to minimize side effects by using self-developed rectal balloons during radiation therapy of prostate cancer. It is a member of Korean Radiation Oncology Group (KROG). It awarded 1st prize of Customer Satisfaction Department, Gangnam Severance in 2004. It utilized CR for the radiation therapy in August and Tomo therapy in October, 2007.