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Survival Rate of Cancer Patients in Korea Ranked in the Top in the World
Date:2/6/2012

to learn the robot-assisted surgical techniques.

Proton therapy at the National Cancer Center is one of the most renowned cancer treatment techniques in Korea. Proton therapy is a type of particle therapy that uses hydrogen ions, which are 1800 times heavier than electrons. Protons accelerated by a cyclotron irradiate a human body containing cancerous tumors in order to destroy the DNA contained by these tumors.

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Please contact Yang Ji-young of the Korea Health Development Institute's Global Healthcare Business Department at+82-43-713-8248 or kknmk0612@gmail.com.


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