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Brief History

1989
.12
  • A plan to establish NCC is Formulated by the Ministry of Health & Welfare
2000
.01
  • NCC enacts ‘National Cancer Center Act’
.03
  • Prof. Jae-Gahb Park takes office as the first president
  • NCC is designated as the Headquarters of both the National Cancer Control Planning Board and the Central Cancer Registry
.10
  • NCC launches its Clinical Care Services
2001
.06
  • NCC holds inauguration ceremony with President of Korea, D.J. Kim, in attendance
2002
.03
  • National Screening Program for Five Common Cancers in Korea is Developed
2005
.04
  • Research Institute for Natational Cancer Control & Evaluation is Added
.06
  • Research Building is Completed
.10
  • 'Vision 2020' Announced
2006
.04
  • Prof. Keun-Young Yoo takes office as the 3rd president
2007
.03
  • NCC starts offering Proton Beam Therapy
.06
  • NCC opens National Cancer Prevention & Detection Building
2008
.06
  • Dr. Jin Soo Lee takes office as the 4th president
.11
  • Receives a Presidential Award on 'Cancer Prevention and Control' from Mr. M. B. Lee, President of the Republic of Korea
2009
.10
  • Action opening for National Cancer Center Vision 2020
2010
.05
  • Cancer Control law revision is announced
2011
.06
  • Jin-Soo Lee serves second term as the 5th President Ceremony held for celebrating ten-year anniversary of NCC
2012
.12
  • NCC-SK Chemicals Contract for Technology Transfer of Cancer Diagnostics by Low Mass Ion Discriminant Equation
2013
.11
  • NCC-Hanlim Pharmaceuticals Contract for Technology Transfer of Nano-Fluorescence Marker for Operation
.12
  • NCC-Boryung Pharmaceuticals Contract for Technology Transfer of Gene Therapeutics for Liver Cancer
2014
.03
  • Opens of the Graduate School of Cancer Science and Policy The 5th Meeting of the Asian National Cancer Centers Alliance (ANCCA)
.07
  • Dr. Lee, Kang Hyun takes office as the 6th President of National Cancer Center
2015
.07
  • NCC signs MOU with The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center for the collaboration to cancer diagnosis, treatment, education and prevention
2016
.05
  • NCC Signs MOU with Uganda Cancer Institute and Korea Foundation for International Healthcare
.07
  • NCC Signs MOU with National Cancer Center Japan
2017
.03
  • Opens Professional Graduate School Opening of the National Cancer Center Graduate School of Cancer Science and Policy
.11
  • Dr. Eun Sook Lee takes office as the 7th President of National Cancer Center
2019
.07
  • Signed MOU with NCI, NIH, U.S. on Clinical Proteogenomics Cancer Research