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Challenge for 99.9% cancer conquest
It's not just a dream
First established in 1969, Yonsei Cancer Center has contributed to preventing cancer and developing new treatment regimen including anti-cancer drugs, and thereby enhancing the rate of treatment in patients with cancer.
Based on the belief that cancer will be conquered, numerous seniors and juniors have spared no effort for the past 35 years. With all the frustration, the failure, the success and the achievement, yonsei Cancer Center has proudly taken the lead in the realm of cancer treatment in Korea.
With continuous efforts in the field of clinical research, Yonsei Cancer Center was accredited to report a lot of best papers in Korean and overseas academic conferences. Of the general hospitals in Korea, Yonsei Cancer Center was the first one that published "Cancer Report". Moreover, Yonsei Cancer Center has conducted clinical trials on drug candidates for stomach cancer under the direct support of NCI/CTEP in the US, and has thereby contributed to developing the clinical trials and promoting the level of medical thchnology. Through this, Yonsei Cancer Center has maintained its leadership in the realm of stomach cancer research in the Asia-Pacific area.
Furthermore, Yonsei Cancer Center was appointed to undertake the study of gene therapy under the management of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy; was appointed as a biochip research center by the Ministry of Health and Welfare; and was selected as the best research center, Cancer Metastasis research Center by the Korea Science and Engineering Foundation.
As shown above, Yonsei Cancer Center has conducted the projects for the conquest of cancer, and has upgraded the level of cancer research in Korea.
For the past 35 Years, Yonsei Cancer Center has persistently invested to introduce the state-of-the-art instruments and new technique to Korea. This has provided patients with highly-advanced medical technology, and has contributed to the scientification as well as modernization of anti-cancer therapy.
Finally, we commith ourselves to providing patients with the top-quality medical service; sparing no efforts to relieve patients of cancer with the use of the tailor-made treatment regimen; and trying our best to give hope to patients and their caregiver.
Yonsei Cancer Center has collectivel conducted the basic researches on cancer as well as clinical pravtice in close collaboration with its affiliatde Cancer Research Center. For clinical practice, Yonsei Cancer Center has arranged two clinical department of Medical Oncology and Department of Radiation Oncology. Besides, Yonsei Cancer Center has arranged the specialized team for clinical practice that stands comparison with the foremost hospitals all over the world. This made it possible to make a diagnosis, theat and do follow-up in systemic and specialized manners.