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Year History
2015 - Conduct of Korean Association of Traditional Oncology (KATO) Spring Conference: ‘The Truth about Cancer Treatment of Western Medicine and Traditional Korean Medicine’ at the Convention hall of Dunsan Korean Medicine Hospital in May 2015

- Appointment as a managing department for Korean Medical Clinical Infrastructure Construction Business “Systemic Construction of Korean Medicine Cancer-specific Clinical Research” by the Ministry of Health and Welfare in June 2015

- Appointment as a managing department for Technical Development Business of based on Western and Traditional Korean Medicine Integration “Electroacupuncture for the Treatment and Prevention of the Chemotherapy-induced Peripheral Neuropathy in Breast Cancer” by the Ministry of Health and Welfare
2014 - Clinical trial in progress: “Effect of Moxibustion for Improving Anorexia and Quality of Life in Metastatic Cancer Patients” supported by Department of Health and Human Services

- Development of Cancerous cachexia and Appetite enhancers, “Dok Sam Sum Su Dan” , the result of joint research with MD Anderson Cancer Center

- Participation project about “Sin Donguibogam” organized by the Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine

- Selection as an organizer of Leading Technology Development Project “Pre-Clinical Study of HAD-B as Anti-Cancer Agent of Korean Medicine for Lung Cancer”

- Participation of the 4th International Cancer Expo (Yang Jae aT Center, Seoul, Korea) in May

- Participation of 2014 Korea Integrative Medicine Expo (Jangheung, Jeollanam-do) in October

- Participation in the 1st meeting to compose the International Consortium of Chinese Medicine and Cancer at the National Cancer Institute (NIH) in Bethesda in November 2014
2013 - Launch of Clinical use ofNatural Medicine SB injection

- Integrative clinical trial in progress: “Effect of Acupuncture for Radioactive-Iodine Induced Anorexia in Thyroid Cancer Patients”

- Development of Autonomic Nerve Pharmacopuncture for cancer patient’s immune enhancement
2012 - Dispatch of visiting professor (Hwa Seung Yoo, KMD) in section of Integrative Medicine, MD Anderson Cancer Center

- Selection as a national project of Department of Health and Human Services on “Retrospective observational study about patients with chemotherapy induced neutropenia”
2011 - Publication of independent volume of paper abstracts in celebration of EWCC’s 20th anniversary
- Contract with Anyang Sam Hospital for academic exchange MOU
2010 - Joint research with Mcmaster University Juravinski Cancer Center (Canada)

- 2010 International Symposium of Integrative Oncology Symposium (Jecheon World Oriental Medicine Bio EXPO)

- Development of “Korean Medicine multiple pathway targeted therapy program ” for stage IV metastatic cancer
2009 - Revision of Anti-angiogenesis medication (Hang Am Plus, Myun Yuk Plus)

- 2009 International Symposium of Integrative Oncology Symposium (SAMS)

- Selection as a consigned clinical research institute of Korea Basic Science Institute

- Joint research on conventional and Korean medicine integrative treatment model with Yonsei University
2008 - Appointment as a primary research institute for Korean Medicine in the modernization of Pyong-Yang Tumor Research Institute project

- Foundation of Wheel Balance Therapy (WBT) Integrative Cancer Research Center

- Contract with City of Hope Hospital (USA) for research of anti-cancer Korean medicine drugs

- Establishment of the Infrastructure for cancer treatment using Korean Medicine, as a project of Korea Basic Science Institute
2007 - Completion of the Best Case Series Program (BCSP) of NCI for the first time in Korea
- Presentation of lung cancer patients and control group case study at the NCI, upon invitation
2005 - Appointment as a primary research institute for Eastern and Western Fusion Cancer Treatment Technologies Program by the Ministry of Health and Welfare
2004 - EWCC relocation to Dunsan Korean Medicine Hospital of Daejeon University
- Participation in the Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO)
2003 - Medical staff exchange program with Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
2002 - Development of hepato-protectant herbal formula, Chung-Gan San (CGS: 淸肝散) and bone marrow restoration formula, Seung-Heul Dan (SHD: 生血丹)
2001 - Development of immuno-support capsule, Myun Yuk Dan (MYD: 免疫丹)
- Development of anti-angiogenesis program for the prevention of metastasis and recurrence
- Publication of independent volume of paper abstracts in celebration of EWCC’s 10th anniversary
2000 - Foundation of Central EWCC Research Laboratory
1998 - Development of the treatment protocols: “Plus cancer therapy” and “Wheel balance therapy”
- Development of anti-cancer herbal formula, Hang Am Dan (HAD: 抗癌丹)
1994 - Development of Korea’s first anti-cancer herbal formula, Sojuk Baekchul San (SBS: 消積白朮散)
1991 - Establishment of East-West Cancer Center
- Augmentation of combined cancer therapies in Korean and Western(conventional) medicines