Dr. Jhingook Kim: surgeons are not merely technicians, but scientists

Posted On 2018-02-26 17:58:57

Dr. Jhingook Kim is a professor and thoracic surgeon at the Department of Thoracic Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea. He has worked as a clinical and translational cancer researcher who aims at defining and expanding the role of surgery in the locally-advanced lung cancer (T4, N2) in collaboration with systemic treatment (chemotherapy and/or immunotherapy). He has tried to identify the high-risk group of recurrence among the curatively-resected early stage lung cancer by clinicopathological and molecular parameters. Besides, he has worked to identify the carcinogenesis and progression mechanism of lung cancer in never-smoker adenocarcinoma.

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