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Medicine Matters oncology

Seoul National University Hospital, South Korea


Professor Bang, Professor of Medical Oncology, is the President of Biomedical Research Institute and Director of the Clinical Trials Center of Seoul National University Hospital.

He has been working for Seoul National University College of Medicine and Hospital since 1986. He has served many positions including Director of the Cancer Research Institute, Chairman of Department of Internal Medicine, and Chairman of the Korean Cancer Association.

Professor Bang has co-authored more than 400 papers in SCI-indexed journals including The New England Journal of Medicine and The Lancet. He is primarily interested in phase I trials and gastric cancer trials. He is the principal investigator of a number of international gastric cancer trials including ToGA, CLASSIC, SHINE, GOLD, and JAVELIN Gastric 300.