Asan Medical Center Cancer Institute
Academic institution

Seoul
South Korea


The Asan Medical Center Cancer Institute comprises 14 sub-centers and emphasizes international collaboration
Asan Medical Center Cancer Institute (AMC) is Korea’s largest medical institution, with 1,400 physicians and surgeons, 3,000 nurses, more than 3000 beds, and 67 operating rooms, occupying more than 4 million square feet. A typical day sees more than 2,400 inpatients and 10,000 outpatients treated.

AMC established Korea’s first multidisciplinary cancer clinic in 2006, with specialists in diagnosis, surgery, medical oncology, and radiation therapy collaborating to develop customized treatment plans for each patient. Opened in 2009, the Asan Medical Center Cancer Institute comprises 14 sub-centers for treating lung, stomach, colon, breast, esophageal, urologic, and brain cancers. The center emphasizes international collaboration and maintains an academic exchange and personnel training program with the Dana Farber Cancer Institute of Harvard Medical School.

Represented by:

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Chang Sik Yu

President, Asan Medical Center Cancer Institute (South Korea)

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Tae Won Kim

Director, Clinical Research Center & Center for Personalized Cancer Medicine (Korea)