Clinical treatment and research of cancer based on Traditional Korean Medicine theories
Korean Association of Traditional Oncology
Academic conferences have been held since 1994. Doctors Choi Seung-Hun, Cho Chong-Kwan, Baek Tae-Hyun, Yun Sang-Hyeop presented their work in ‘The First International East and West Medical Symposium’.
The Journal of Korean Oriental Oncology started publication in June, 1995. Annual publication continues to this day
Doctors Choi Seung-Hun, Cho Chong-Kwan, Kim Jin-Suk participated in ‘96 International Chinese Medicine Oncology Conference’ and presented their work on cancer treatment with Korean Traditional Medicine.
Eleven researches on Korean Traditional Oncology were presented in The Fourth Korean-Chinese Conference on cancer held in Seoul. Also, The National Conference of Korean Medicine was organized by the The Society of Korean Oriental Oncology in October 1998.
Choi Won-Cheol was appointed as the 3rd president of the association.
In May 2004, former president Choi Seung-Hun was appointed as the consultant on traditional medicine of the WHO Western Pacific Region. He introduced Korean Medicine to the world and carried forward important tasks such as the standardization of traditional medicine.
The name of the society was changed into ‘Korean Association of Traditional Oncology.’ In the same year, the name of the journal was also changed and started publishment as ‘Journal of Korean Traditional Oncology.’
Journal of Korean Traditional Oncology Volume 12, Issue 1 is published.
A clinical lecture for doctors practicing Korean Medicine was held in 2008 by the act of board members.
Kim Seong-Hun was appointed as the 4th president of the association.
The Korean-Chinese refresher training program for recent trends on cancer treatment was held at Daejeon Yousung Hotel.
The Korean Association of Traditional Oncology Summer Symposium is held at Daejeon Yousung hotel.
“Integrative Oncology of Korean Medicine” is published as a textbook nationwide. The National Korean Medicine Conference (Youngnam region) is held at Busan BEXCO Convention Centre. Journal of Korean Traditional Oncology Volume 18, Issue 1 is published.
Cho Chong-Kwan was appointed as the 6th president in a general assembly.
Mar. 8th (Sat.): Preparations for appointment of board members and project plans are made in a board meeting held.
Oct. 25th (Sat.): A refresher training program on “Cancer-related symptom management clinical guidelines” is held in Gwangju Medical Center of Wonkwang University.
Oct. 26th (Sun.): Guidelines on Korean Medicine treatment of lung, stomach, liver, colorectal cancers are presented in The National Korean Medicine Conference (Honam region) at KDJ Convention Center, Gwangju.
Dec. 27th (Sat.): Journal of Korean Traditional Oncology Volume 19, Issue 1 is published.
Jan. 24th (Sat.): A general assembly and board meeting for 2014 activity reports, settlements and examinations, and 2015 academic activity plans is held at Taehwajang, Daejeon.
May 31st (Sun.) A spring academic conference on “Reality of Western and Korean Medicine Cancer Treatment” is held at Dunsan Korean Medicine Hospital of Daejeon University Convention Center.
June 1st (Mon.): Journal of Korean Traditional Oncology Volume 20, Issue 1 is published.
Dec. 30th (Wed.): Journal of Korean Traditional Oncology Volume 20, Issue 2 is published.
Jan. 16th (Sat.): A general assembly and board meeting for 2015 activity reports, settlements and examinations, and 2016 academic activity plans is held at T-Won, Seoul Station. Moon Gu was appointed as the 7th president in a general assembly.