AOS 2022 Cancer Master Course

We are offering the ‘Specialized Cancer Master Course” for a chance for you to experience current best-practices and treatment skills of Korean major centers, take part in a lab exercise, come away with a clear view of the state of Cancer today. Participants will learn and update themselves on the various cancer treatments in Korea.

Key Date

  • Application Submission Deadline: May 20, 2022
  • Match Participants to the Institution: Late-May, 2022
  • How to Participate

    • Step 1 Find Institutions
    • Step 2 Download
      Application Form
    • Step 3 Send Application Form
    • Step 4 Completion
    Please Note:
    • -This course is complimentary for AOS 2022 OVERSEAS participants.
    • -Applicants must register the congress no later than May 20, 2022 (Pre-registration Deadline). If registration is not confirmed by the deadline, application will be not considered.
    • -The Organizing Committee matches applicants and institutions on a first-come, first-served basis.
    • -Matching will be carried out in consideration of your preferred order and the capacity of each institution.
    • -Course may be subject to change due to various circumstances.
    • -If you have any questions about the AOS 2022 Cancer Master Course, please e-mail us at

    List of Center

    1. Ajou University Hospital

    Department Gastrointestinal Surgery Schedule June 13(Mon)-15 (Wed)
    Accommodation Provided
    Educational Content 1. 6/13 (Mon)
    • -Surgery observation
    2. 6/14 (Tue)
    • -Surgical Grand Round
    • -Surgery observation
    • -Lab visit
    3. 6/15 (Wed)
    • -Journal Meeting
    • -Surgery observation

    2. Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine

    Department Hematology and Oncology Schedule June 17 (Fri)
    Accommodation Not provided
    Educational Content Precision Oncology Program at Samsung Medical Center will be introduced.
    • Genomic -clinical database and matched trial program and parts of Innovative Precision Medicine Institute at SMC will be introduced

    3. Seoul National University Hospital (Department of Radiation Oncology)

    Department Radiation Oncology Schedule Option1: June 14(Tue)-15 (Wed)
    Option2: June 20(Mon)-21(Tue)
    Accommodation Not provided
    Educational Content
    • SABR, MR-guided RT, treatment planning, QA
    • (Educational contents will be decided to reflect the applicants' opinions)

    4. Seoul National University Hospital (Department of Surgery)

    Department Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery,
    Department of Surgery
    Schedule June 20(Mon)-24(Fri)
    Accommodation Provided
    Educational Content Observation and discussion of surgical and multidisciplinary treatment of gastric cancer
    • -Visit to the operating room: Observe open, laparoscopic, robotic gastric cancer surgery
    • -Selection of various surgical methods according to the characteristics, location, and stage of gastric cancer and discussion of techniques: standard surgery, augmentation surgery, function-preserving gastrectomy, lymph node dissection according to each surgery, navigation surgery using ICG, etc.
    • -Case-based discussion with gastric cancer experts
      : Gastric cancer screening program and method
      : Stomach cancer staging and treatment policy establishment
      : Various treatment methods for gastric cancer (endoscopic, surgery, chemotherapy) and multidisciplinary approach
    • -Discussion of research methodology with examples of several ongoing surgical studies

    5. Yonsei Cancer Center

    Department Medical Oncology Schedule June 13(Mon)-15(Wed)
    Accommodation Not provided
    Educational Content
    1. 1.Process of Clinical trial and new drug development
    2. 2.Ongoing Translational researches as a clinician
    3. 3.Based on the trainee’s interest, we can arrange the short visiting of radiation oncology, pathology or surgery