The Pancreatic and Biliary Cancer Center at Seoul National University Cancer Hospital
Is in charge of the diagnosis and treatment of cancers in the pancreas, gallbladder, and biliary tract (surgery, endoscopy, and interventional procedures, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy). Is in charge of the medical care for other diseases such as various precancerous lesions that can develop into cancer and borderline tumors with cancer-like tendency.
Optimal integrated care
Due to the complexity of the pancreas and biliary tract and varied characteristics of pancreatic and biliary tumors, medical care for the tumors including diagnosis and treatment is very complex. Therefore, integrated medical care by experts from various fields is crucial. In the Pancreatic and Biliary Cancer Center at Seoul National University Cancer Hospital, the most suitable treatment strategy for each patient is determined and provided by medical professionals from the Departments of Hepatobiliary Pancreas Surgery, Gastroenterology, Hematologic Oncology, Radiology, Radiation Oncology, and Pathology. The experts have extensive clinical experience and professional knowledge and skills and work in organic cooperation with various departments.
Rich experience and excellent skills
Based on their wealth of experience, the medical professionals at the Pancreatic and Biliary Cancer Center have the best expertise and skills in Korea in terms of all fields including diagnosis, procedure, and surgery. For the diagnosis and treatment, more than 2,000 endoscopic procedures and 500 or more pancreatic and biliary tumor surgeries are performed per year. We have secured the world’s highest level of safety with lower rates of complication and mortality than those of the world’s leading hospitals and maintained world-class treatment results.
Leading the standardization of research and treatments in the pancreatic and biliary field
Members of the Pancreatic and Biliary Cancer Center at Seoul National University are creating world-class research results and leading the standardization of treatment in the world by serving as a member of several international pancreatic cancer treatment guidelines committees, a first in Korea, as well as the guidelines committees in the country.
Going beyond Korea
Seoul National University Cancer Hospital is proud to be the best in the field of the pancreas and biliary tract in Korea in terms of both research and treatment. We are also playing a pivotal role in multi-centered research in Korea and striving to standardize and spread the treatment as a national central hospital. Recently, we have started leading and participating in joint research with renowned institutions in the world, and serving as a member of international treatment guidelines committees, based on our outstanding research and treatment results to play a global role as a core member in our field.