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Issue 18 (Nov. 2011)

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Medical Korea Newsletter is the news clippings about Korean healthcare and medical tourism industry monthly presented by Korea Health Industry Development Institute USA.
November 2011
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Health Promotion Seminar for Asian American in Chicago
Health Promotion Seminar for Asian American in Chicago
The Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI) USA hosted Asian American Health Promotion Seminar on Tuesday, October 25thin Chicago InterContinental O'Hare Hotel. The event featured well-known medical doctors from Korean hospitals including Seoul.... more
Cancer patients in Korea living longer, survival rates show
Cancer patients in Korea living longer, survival rates show
In 2000, Jeong Wol-yong, a 72-year-old former English professor from Seoul's Gangseo District, was diagnosed with Stage 3 gastric cancer - and it was inoperable. Jeong said he was devastated but... more
Making a trip to the hospital something to savor
Making a trip to the hospital something to savor
BUSAN - A new hotel opened to guests in Busan yesterday on the top seven floors of a 17-story building. Its guests are expected to spend most of their time in the city on the floors below getting their teeth fixed, cosmetic surgery or oriental medicine treatments. In the Ibis Ambassador Busan City Center, sleeping is done on the top floors. The first and second floors have convenience stores and cafes. The third to ninth floors are home to 12 medical clinics specifically designed to draw...more
Plan to build for-profit hospitals in FEZs gets green light
Plan to build for-profit hospitals in FEZs gets green light
The government will ease rules in the nation’s free economic zones (FEZs) to allow foreign medical institutes to more easily set up and operate for-profit hospitals in them. Allowed in FEZs since 2003....more
Foreigners offered free Oriental medicine
Foreigners offered free Oriental medicine
Foreigners will have a chance to consult with Oriental medicine doctors and try traditional Korean medical treatments without spending a single won. Seoul City said Wednesday that it will offer traditional.... more
BJFEZ attract foreign investors
BJFEZ attract foreign investors
I really appreciate the honor of receiving the advertising award from the The Korea Times. In 2011, the Busan-Jinhae Free Economic Zone (BJFEZ) Authority tried to impress viewers with the zone's strong competitiveness in its investment environment and geographical... more
Medical Korea Video
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KBS WORLD - Doctor Korea 3
KBS World - Doctor Korea 5
"Brown Eyed Girls" Presents Heartwarming Stories of Children in Need. ' Presenting South Korea's cutting-edge medical techniques, fantastic sightseeing opportunities and stories that will touch your.... more
KIMA News
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ASAN Medical Center
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Mongolia’s first living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) performed by AMC’s liver transplantation team
Mongolia's first living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) performed by AMC's liver transplantation team
AMC's liver transplantation team has returned from performing Mongolia's first living donor liver transplantation (LDLT). Fifteen medical...more
Heart disease prevention and rehabilitation program receives international certification
Heart disease prevention and rehabilitation program receives international certification
The heart disease prevention and rehabilitation program at AMC has received international certification, the first such program in Asia in do so. AACVPR (American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary... more
Agreement signed with Sanofi-Aventis for comprehensive clinical study
Agreement signed with Sanofi-Aventis for comprehensive clinical study
On Oct. 12, AMC signed a comprehensive clinical trial agreement with Sanofi-Aventis, a leading global healthcare company, concerning clinical research for new drug development over the next five years ...more
National Cancer Center
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NCC lung cancer survival rate exceeds 50%
NCC lung cancer survival rate exceeds 50%
Thirty-nine out of 81 lung cancer patients who underwent surgery to remove tumors in 2001 at the National Cancer Center have lived till now, the hospital said Wednesday. Moreover, the hospital's five-year survival rate marked 65 percent. Among them, two out of every three ...more
Samsung Medical Center
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New treatments emerging for prostate cancer
New treatments emerging for prostate cancer
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the United States and the second most prevalent cause of death after lung cancer. There is data that about one out of every six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in the U.S....more
Seoul National University Hospital
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SNU researchers transplant pig’s pancreas to monkey
SNU researchers transplant pig's pancreas to monkey
A group of doctors here has successfully transplanted parts of a pig's pancreas to a monkey, opening the way for new treatments for diabetes in people. Professor Park Sung-heo of Seoul National University College of Medicine and his team said Monday they...more
Seoul St. Mary's Hospital
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Laparoscopic Surgery for Early Gastric Cancer is proven to be Safe
Laparoscopic Surgery for Early Gastric Cancer is proven to be Safe
A medical team, consisting of Prof. Kyo Young Song, Cho Hyun Park, and Han Mo Yoo from Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Seoul St. Mary`s Hospital, Catholic University of Korea investigated long ...more
Yeson Medical Center
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Russian child patients receive free operation through Korea Medical Share
Russian child patients receive free operation through Korea Medical Share
Yeson Voice Center participated in the major event "Korea Medical Share", which is to provide voluntary medical treatment to the child patients from ....more
Upcoming Events of KHIDI USA
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The 3rd Oncology Clinical Trials in Emerging Regions
BLSA 5th Annual Conference
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