Foundation and management of oral cancer research center in korean association of oral and maxillofacial surgeons

대한구강악안면외과학회의 구강암 연구소 설립 및 운용

  • 김경욱 (대한구강악안면회과학회)
  • Published : 2010.07.01


Today, one in four Koreans dies of cancer. Cancer is fast becoming one of the most serious diseases faced by not only Koreans, but for human kind, and this trend is forecasted to continue in the future. Korean association of oral and maxillofacial surgeons(KAOMS) have founded oral cancer research center since 1995. Now, KAOMS oral cancer research center is playing essential role as headquaters for conquering oral cancer. KAOMS oral cancer research center currently functions in the following areas: 1. performing basic and clinical research on oral cancer 2. promoting oral cancer prevention act 3. offering education and training about cancer treatment for oral and maxillofacial surgeons



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