Across Culture and Health Systems: Korea

  • Duck-Woo Kim
  • Jae-Gahb ParkEmail author
Part of the M.D. Anderson Solid Tumor Oncology Series book series (MDA, volume 5)


Hereditary colorectal cancer in Korea will be described in this chapter. Particular emphasis on the establishment and activities of the Korean Hereditary Tumor Registry will be given. The Korean Health Insurance System including support for genetic testing and the National Cancer Screening Program will also be discussed.


Across Culture Health System Hereditary Colorectal Cancer Korea 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Korean Hereditary Tumor Registry, Cancer Research Institute and Cancer Research CenterSeoul National University College of MedicineSeoulKorea

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