Young Ho Yun

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Affiliation: National Cancer Center
Country: Korea

Publications

  1. pmc A randomized prospective trial of the postoperative quality of life between laparoscopic uterine artery ligation and laparoscopy-assisted vaginal hysterectomy for the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids: clinical trial design
    Hee Seung Kim
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, 110 744, Republic of Korea
    Trials 10:8. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Economic burdens and quality of life of family caregivers of cancer patients
    Young Ho Yun
    Quality of Cancer Care Branch, National Cancer Center, Madu dong, Ilsan gu Goyang, Korea
    Oncology 68:107-14. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint The attitudes of cancer patients and their families toward the disclosure of terminal illness
    Young Ho Yun
    Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center 809, Madu dong, Ilsan gu, Goyang si, Gyeonggi do 411 769, Korea
    J Clin Oncol 22:307-14. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Relative and absolute risks of cigarette smoking on major histologic types of lung cancer in Korean men
    Young Ho Yun
    Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Goyang si, Gyeonggi Do, South Korea
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2125-30. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Web-based tailored education program for disease-free cancer survivors with cancer-related fatigue: a randomized controlled trial
    Young Ho Yun
    National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    J Clin Oncol 30:1296-303. 2012
  6. doi request reprint The life-sustaining treatments among cancer patients at end of life and the caregiver's experience and perspectives
    Young Ho Yun
    National Cancer Control Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Gyeonggi, Korea
    Support Care Cancer 18:189-96. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of anxiety and depression among cervical cancer survivors in Korea
    Soo Hyun Kim
    Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Gyeonggi, Korea
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 20:1017-24. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Impact of awareness of terminal illness and use of palliative care or intensive care unit on the survival of terminally ill patients with cancer: prospective cohort study
    Young Ho Yun
    Cancer Management Branch, Research Institute, National Cancer Center, 809, Madu dong, Ilsan gu, Goyang si, Gyeonggi Do, 411 769, Korea
    J Clin Oncol 29:2474-80. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Employment status and work-related difficulties among family members of terminally ill patients compared with the general population
    Seon Young Kim
    National Cancer Control Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 14:373-80. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Assessment of clinical relevant fatigue level in cancer
    Yoon Jung Chang
    Research Institute for National Cancer Control and Evaluation, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea
    Support Care Cancer 15:891-6. 2007

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  1. pmc A randomized prospective trial of the postoperative quality of life between laparoscopic uterine artery ligation and laparoscopy-assisted vaginal hysterectomy for the treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids: clinical trial design
    Hee Seung Kim
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, 110 744, Republic of Korea
    Trials 10:8. 2009
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Economic burdens and quality of life of family caregivers of cancer patients
    Young Ho Yun
    Quality of Cancer Care Branch, National Cancer Center, Madu dong, Ilsan gu Goyang, Korea
    Oncology 68:107-14. 2005
    ..We conducted this study to identify factors influencing the burdens cancer brings to a patient's family and to evaluate the association between the burdens and the caregiver's quality of life (QOL)...
  3. ncbi request reprint The attitudes of cancer patients and their families toward the disclosure of terminal illness
    Young Ho Yun
    Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center 809, Madu dong, Ilsan gu, Goyang si, Gyeonggi do 411 769, Korea
    J Clin Oncol 22:307-14. 2004
    ..To ascertain the attitude of cancer patients and their families toward disclosure of terminal illness to the patient...
  4. ncbi request reprint Relative and absolute risks of cigarette smoking on major histologic types of lung cancer in Korean men
    Young Ho Yun
    Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Goyang si, Gyeonggi Do, South Korea
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2125-30. 2005
    ..Most prospective cohort studies of lung cancer focus on the relative risk rather than the absolute risk of smoking...
  5. doi request reprint Web-based tailored education program for disease-free cancer survivors with cancer-related fatigue: a randomized controlled trial
    Young Ho Yun
    National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    J Clin Oncol 30:1296-303. 2012
    ..To determine whether an Internet-based tailored education program is effective for disease-free cancer survivors with cancer-related fatigue (CRF)...
  6. doi request reprint The life-sustaining treatments among cancer patients at end of life and the caregiver's experience and perspectives
    Young Ho Yun
    National Cancer Control Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Gyeonggi, Korea
    Support Care Cancer 18:189-96. 2010
    ..The goal of this study was to investigate the utilization of and attitudes toward life-sustaining treatments (LSTs) at the end of life...
  7. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of anxiety and depression among cervical cancer survivors in Korea
    Soo Hyun Kim
    Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Gyeonggi, Korea
    Int J Gynecol Cancer 20:1017-24. 2010
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Impact of awareness of terminal illness and use of palliative care or intensive care unit on the survival of terminally ill patients with cancer: prospective cohort study
    Young Ho Yun
    Cancer Management Branch, Research Institute, National Cancer Center, 809, Madu dong, Ilsan gu, Goyang si, Gyeonggi Do, 411 769, Korea
    J Clin Oncol 29:2474-80. 2011
    ..We conducted this study to evaluate the validity of the perception that awareness of their terminal prognosis and use of palliative care or nonuse of an intensive care unit (ICU) causes patients to die sooner than they would otherwise...
  9. ncbi request reprint Employment status and work-related difficulties among family members of terminally ill patients compared with the general population
    Seon Young Kim
    National Cancer Control Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 14:373-80. 2013
    ..We aimed to investigate employment status and work-related difficulties of family caregivers of terminal cancer patients, comparing with the general population...
  10. ncbi request reprint Assessment of clinical relevant fatigue level in cancer
    Yoon Jung Chang
    Research Institute for National Cancer Control and Evaluation, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea
    Support Care Cancer 15:891-6. 2007
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with depression in disease-free stomach cancer survivors
    Kyung Hee Han
    Division of Cancer Control and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    J Pain Symptom Manage 46:511-22. 2013
    ..Depression in cancer survivors affects the rest of their lives in many ways...
  12. ncbi request reprint Burdens, needs and satisfaction of terminal cancer patients and their caregivers
    Yoon Jung Chang
    National Cancer Control Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 14:209-16. 2013
    ..In the present study we interviewed terminally ill cancer patients and caregivers to determine how much burden they experienced and to find out what factors are most important for satisfaction...
  13. ncbi request reprint Social support and depressive mood 1 year after diagnosis of breast cancer compared with the general female population: a prospective cohort study
    Myung Kyung Lee
    Division of Cancer Control, Research Institute, National Cancer Center, 809 Madu dong, Ilsan gu, Goyang si, Gyeonggi Do, 411 769, South Korea
    Support Care Cancer 19:1379-92. 2011
    ..Social support may influence the impact of stressful life events on breast cancer patients' psychological state. However, the precise status of depressive mood in breast cancer during the first year after diagnosis is not yet known...
  14. doi request reprint Experiences and attitudes of patients with terminal cancer and their family caregivers toward the disclosure of terminal illness
    Young Ho Yun
    Research Institute and Hospital, Center for Liver Cancer, and Center for Uterine Cancer, National Cancer Center, Goyang
    J Clin Oncol 28:1950-7. 2010
    ..CONCLUSION Most patients with terminal cancer and their family caregivers preferred disclosure, and patients who knew of their terminal diagnosis had a lower rate of emotional distress and a higher health-related quality of life...
  15. ncbi request reprint Symptoms in the lives of terminal cancer patients: which is the most important?
    Yong Chol Kwon
    Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Gyeonggi, Korea
    Oncology 71:69-76. 2006
    ..Symptoms other than their primary disease can interfere in the lives of terminal cancer patients. We sought to identify which of these symptoms is most important...
  16. ncbi request reprint Validation study of the korean version of the brief fatigue inventory
    Young Ho Yun
    Quality of Cancer Care Branch, Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Gyeonggi, Korea
    J Pain Symptom Manage 29:165-72. 2005
    ..Our study has shown that the BFI-K is a reliable, valid self-rating instrument in terms of its psychometric properties...
  17. ncbi request reprint Validation study of the Korean version of the M. D. Anderson Symptom Inventory
    Young Ho Yun
    Quality of Cancer Care Branch, Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Gyeonggi, Korea
    J Pain Symptom Manage 31:345-52. 2006
    ..The MDASI-K is a valid and reliable measure for assessing multiple symptoms in Korean cancer patients...
  18. doi request reprint Awareness of incurable cancer status and health-related quality of life among advanced cancer patients: a prospective cohort study
    Myung Kyung Lee
    Division of Cancer Control, Research Institute, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Gyeonggi, Korea
    Palliat Med 27:144-54. 2013
    ..However, it is not known whether advanced cancer patients' awareness of disease status is associated with patients' quality of life...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prediagnosis smoking, obesity, insulin resistance, and second primary cancer risk in male cancer survivors: National Health Insurance Corporation Study
    Sang Min Park
    National Cancer Center, Goyang, Gyeonggi, Korea
    J Clin Oncol 25:4835-43. 2007
    ..Smoking, obesity, and insulin resistance are well-known risk factors for cancer, yet few epidemiology studies evaluate their role as risk factors for a second primary cancer (SPC)...
  20. doi request reprint Fatigue and depression in disease-free breast cancer survivors: prevalence, correlates, and association with quality of life
    Soo Hyun Kim
    National Cancer Control Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Gyeonggi, Korea
    J Pain Symptom Manage 35:644-55. 2008
    ..This concurrent examination of risk factors for fatigue and depression may be helpful in the development of clinical management strategies in disease-free breast cancer survivors...
  21. pmc Impact of supplementary private health insurance on stomach cancer care in Korea: a cross-sectional study
    Dong Wook Shin
    National Cancer Control Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Gyeonggi, Korea
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:133. 2009
    ..g., cancer or stroke), surgery, or hospitalization. In this study, we tried to identify factors that influence the decision to purchase supplementary PHI and investigate the impacts of PHI on various aspects of cancer care...
  22. ncbi request reprint Correlates of existential well-being and their association with health-related quality of life in breast cancer survivors compared with the general population
    Hae Won Shin
    National Cancer Control Research Institute, National Cancer Center, 111 Jungbalsan ro, Ilsan gu, Goyang, Gyeonggi, 411 769, Korea
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 118:139-50. 2009
    ..Compared with general population, BCS showed different EWB correlates and distinct associations with HRQOL findings. Our data suggest that socio-economic status and comorbidities influence on their EWB...
  23. doi request reprint Comorbidity in disease-free survivors of cervical cancer compared with the general female population
    Dong Wook Shin
    National Cancer Control Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    Oncology 74:207-15. 2008
    ..We aimed to investigate the prevalence of comorbidities in cervical cancer survivors compared with the general population and to identify risk factors and impact on their quality of life (QoL)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use among cancer patients at the end of life: Korean national study
    Jin Young Choi
    National Cancer Control Institute, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 13:1419-24. 2012
    ..DESIGN AND LOCATION: In 17 hospitals in Korea between January and December 2004 we identified 4,042 families of cancer patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Age, sex, and comorbidities were considered in comparing reference data for health-related quality of life in the general and cancer populations
    Young Ho Yun
    Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Gyeonggi, Korea
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:1164-75. 2007
    ..Reference data enable more detailed insights into treatments for and care of cancer patients...
  26. pmc Attitudes of cancer patients, family caregivers, oncologists and members of the general public toward critical interventions at the end of life of terminally ill patients
    Young Ho Yun
    Cancer Management Branch, Research Institute, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    CMAJ 183:E673-9. 2011
    ..We surveyed cancer patients, family caregivers, oncologists and members of the general public to determine their attitudes toward such interventions...
  27. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in survivors with breast cancer 1 year after diagnosis compared with the general population: a prospective cohort study
    Eun Sook Lee
    Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Gyeonggi, Korea
    Ann Surg 253:101-8. 2011
    ..To compare the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of disease-free breast cancer survivors at the time of diagnosis and 1 year later with that of the general population (GP) and to examine the predictors of HRQOL change...
  28. ncbi request reprint Nurses' willingness to maximize opioid analgesia for severe cancer pain, and its predictor
    Yoon Jung Chang
    Cancer Information Branch, Research Institute, National Cancer Center, Goyang, South Korea
    Support Care Cancer 13:743-51. 2005
    ..The purposes of this study were to identify the willingness of nurses to provide maximum-dose opioids whenever needed for CPM and to determine its associated predictors...
  29. doi request reprint Use of a decision aid to help caregivers discuss terminal disease status with a family member with cancer: a randomized controlled trial
    Young Ho Yun
    National Cancer Center, Korea
    J Clin Oncol 29:4811-9. 2011
    ..We tested whether a decision aid explaining how to discuss the approach of death with a family member with cancer would help family caregivers decide to discuss a terminal prognosis...
  30. doi request reprint Impact of caregivers' unmet needs for supportive care on quality of terminal cancer care delivered and caregiver's workforce performance
    Sang Min Park
    National Cancer Control Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea
    Support Care Cancer 18:699-706. 2010
    ..Family caregivers play an important role in caring for cancer patients, but the impact of caregivers' unmet needs on the quality of end-of-life (EOL) care they deliver and on their workplace performance are less understood...
  31. ncbi request reprint Fatigue in the general Korean population: application and normative data of the Brief Fatigue Inventory
    Young Ho Yun
    Division of Cancer Control, National Cancer Control Research Institute, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Gyeonggi, Korea
    J Pain Symptom Manage 36:259-67. 2008
    ..Our findings indicate that comorbidities should be considered when comparing fatigue data from the general population with data from patients...
  32. doi request reprint Factors related to second cancer screening practice in disease-free cervical cancer survivors
    Sang Min Park
    Division of Cancer Control, National Cancer Center, 809 Madu dong, Ilsan gu, Goyang si, Gyeonggi Do, 411 769, Korea
    Cancer Causes Control 20:1697-703. 2009
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Patient-reported assessment of quality care at end of life: development and validation of Quality Care Questionnaire-End of Life (QCQ-EOL)
    Young Ho Yun
    Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Branch of Quality Cancer Care, 809 Madul dong, Ilsan gu, 410 769 Goyang si, Gyeonggi Do, Republic of Korea
    Eur J Cancer 42:2310-7. 2006
    ..Correlations of scores between patients and caregivers were substantial. The QCQ-EOL can be adopted to assess the quality of care received by terminally ill patients...
  34. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking and cancer incidence risk in adult men: National Health Insurance Corporation Study
    Young Ho Yun
    Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Quality of Cancer Center, 809 Madu dong, Ilsan gu, Goyang si, Gyeonggi do 411 769, Republic of Korea
    Cancer Detect Prev 29:15-24. 2005
    ..58 (0.97-2.27) for pancreatic, and 1.50 (1.29-1.74) for liver cancer. Our findings, based on incidence data, confirmed that differences in smoking habit were responsible for most of the differences observed in smoking-related cancers...
  35. doi request reprint Depression in family caregivers of cancer patients: the feeling of burden as a predictor of depression
    Young Sun Rhee
    National Cancer Control Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Gyeonggi, Korea
    J Clin Oncol 26:5890-5. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the prevalence of and to identify the predictors of depression in family caregivers of cancer patients...
  36. ncbi request reprint Impact of prediagnosis smoking, alcohol, obesity, and insulin resistance on survival in male cancer patients: National Health Insurance Corporation Study
    Sang Min Park
    Research Institute for National Cancer Control and Evaluation, National Cancer Center, 809 Madu dong, Ilsan gu, Goyang si, Gyeonggi Do, 411 769, Korea
    J Clin Oncol 24:5017-24. 2006
    ..Although many studies have demonstrated that smoking, alcohol, obesity, and insulin resistance are risk factors for cancer, the role of those factors on cancer survival has been less studied...
  37. pmc Dietary preference, physical activity, and cancer risk in men: national health insurance corporation study
    Young Ho Yun
    National Cancer Control Research Institute, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Gyeonggi, Korea
    BMC Cancer 8:366. 2008
    ..The effects of vegetable preference and leisure-time physical activity (LPA) on cancer have been inconsistent. We examined the effects of dietary preference and physical activity, as well as their combined effect on cancer risk...
  38. doi request reprint Employment status and work-related difficulties in lung cancer survivors compared with the general population
    Young Ae Kim
    Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Goyang Graduate School of Public Health, Korea University, Seoul Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul Center for Lung Cancer, National Cancer Center, Goyang Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul Department of Preventive Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
    Ann Surg 259:569-75. 2014
    ..To investigate the employment status of lung cancer survivors and the work-related problems they face...
  39. ncbi request reprint Chemotherapy use and associated factors among cancer patients near the end of life
    Young Ho Yun
    Quality of Cancer Care Branch, Research Institute for National Cancer Control and Evaluation, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    Oncology 72:164-71. 2007
    ..We investigated the frequency of chemotherapy use and its associated factors in patients in all age groups in the last year of life...
  40. ncbi request reprint Understanding disparities in aggressive care preferences between patients with terminal illness and their family members
    Young Ho Yun
    Quality of Cancer Care Branch Y H Y, C H Y, J S L, S M P, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea
    J Pain Symptom Manage 31:513-21. 2006
    ..Elucidation of the factors associated with such disparities should help reduce them...
  41. doi request reprint Suicide rates and risk factors among Korean cancer patients, 1993-2005
    Eunmi Ahn
    Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, 111 Jungbalsan ro, Ilsandong gu, Goyang si, Gyeonggi Do, Korea
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 19:2097-105. 2010
    ..As the number of cancer survivors increases, suicide risk approaches that of the general population. We therefore investigated suicide rates and risk factors among Korean cancer patients...
  42. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing preferences for place of terminal care and of death among cancer patients and their families in Korea
    Kui Son Choi
    Research Institute, National Cancer Center 809, Madu dong, Ilsan gu, Goyang si, Gyeonggi do 411 769, South Korea
    Support Care Cancer 13:565-72. 2005
    ..This study examined cancer patient and family member preferences-and the reasons for the preferences-regarding place of terminal care and of death...
  43. pmc Association of shared decision-making with type of breast cancer surgery: a cross-sectional study
    Myung Kyung Lee
    Division of Cancer Control, Research Institute for National Cancer Control and Evaluation, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Gyeonggi, Korea
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:48. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the associations between shared decision making (SDM) and surgical treatment received...
  44. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting health-related quality of life in women with recurrent breast cancer in Korea
    Myung Kyung Lee
    Quality of Cancer Care Branch, Research Institute for National Cancer Control and Evaluation, National Cancer Center, 809 Madu dong, Ilsan gu, Goyang si, Gyeonggi Do, 411 769, Korea
    Qual Life Res 16:559-69. 2007
    ..The purpose was to determine the effects of recurrent breast cancer on health-related quality of life (HRQOL)...
  45. doi request reprint Non-cancer mortality among long-term survivors of adult cancer in Korea: national cancer registry study
    Dong Wook Shin
    National Cancer Control Institute NCCI and Hospital, National Cancer Center, 323 Ilsanro, Ilsan dong Gu, Goyang si, Gyeonggi Do, 411 769, Korea
    Cancer Causes Control 21:919-29. 2010
    ..To investigate the pattern of non-cancer deaths and to determine whether there is excess mortality from non-cancer causes among Korean long-term survivors of adult cancer...
  46. ncbi request reprint Quality of life and sexual problems in disease-free survivors of cervical cancer compared with the general population
    Sang Yoon Park
    Center for Uterine Cancer, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Gyeonggi, Korea
    Cancer 110:2716-25. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify problems related to long-term quality of life (QOL) and sexual function in cervical cancer survivors...
  47. doi request reprint Impact of breast cancer diagnosis and treatment on work-related life and factors affecting them
    Eunmi Ahn
    National Cancer Control Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Ilsandong gu, Goyang si, 410 769 Gyeonggi do, South Korea
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 116:609-16. 2009
    ..Our data suggest that socio-cultural factors, as well as certain clinical characteristics, influence the decisions of Korean women to return or to not return to work after surviving breast cancer...
  48. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of eradication of Helicobacter pylori in gastric cancer survivors after endoscopic resection of early gastric cancer
    Dong Wook Shin
    National Cancer Control Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    Helicobacter 14:536-44. 2009
    ..We aimed to establish long-term cost-effectiveness in gastric cancer survivors after endoscopic resection of EGC...
  49. ncbi request reprint Predictors associated with the place of death in a country with increasing hospital deaths
    Young Ho Yun
    Quality of Cancer Care Branch, Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center 809, Madu dong, Ilsan gu, Goyang si, Gyeonggi Do, 411 769, Korea
    Palliat Med 20:455-61. 2006
    ..To evaluate the contribution of type of illness, socio-demographic factors, and area of residence to the place of death in a country with increasing hospital deaths...
  50. pmc Attributable fraction of tobacco smoking on cancer using population-based nationwide cancer incidence and mortality data in Korea
    Sohee Park
    Division of Cancer Registration and Surveillance, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    BMC Cancer 14:406. 2014
    ..The purpose of the current study was to perform a systematic review and provide an evidence-based assessment of the burden of tobacco smoking-related cancers in the Korean population...
  51. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life in disease-free survivors of surgically treated lung cancer compared with the general population
    Young Ho Yun
    Seoul National University Hospital and College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Ann Surg 255:1000-7. 2012
    ..We compared the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of disease-free lung cancer survivors with those from the general population...
  52. pmc Adipokines, insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, and breast cancer recurrence: a cohort study
    Sang Woo Oh
    Center for Obesity, Nutrition, and Metabolism, Department of Family Medicine, Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital, Dongguk University College of Medicine, 814 Siksa dong, Ilsandong gu, Goyang si, Gyeonggi Do, 410 773, Korea
    Breast Cancer Res 13:R34. 2011
    ..Several in vitro studies have suggested the effects of adipokines and insulin resistance on breast cancer cell proliferation and survival. However, little is known about the clinical significance of these findings...
  53. ncbi request reprint EuroQol and survival prediction in terminal cancer patients: a multicenter prospective study in hospice-palliative care units
    Sang Min Park
    Quality of Cancer Care Branch, Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, 809 Madu dong, Ilsan gu, Goyang, Gyeonggi, 411 769, South Korea
    Support Care Cancer 14:329-33. 2006
    ..Although the EuroQol (EQ-5D) is widely used for economic evaluation, it remains unclear whether it can be combined with medical data to predict survival in patients with terminal cancer...
  54. ncbi request reprint Korean version of the caregiver quality of life index-cancer (CQOLC-K)
    Young Sun Rhee
    Quality of Cancer Care Branch, Research Institute, National Cancer Center, Gyeonggi Do, Korea
    Qual Life Res 14:899-904. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to develop and evaluate the internal consistency and construct validity of a Korean version of the Caregiver Quality of Life Index-Cancer (CQOLC-K)...
  55. ncbi request reprint Oncological safety and quality of life associated with mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction with a latissimus dorsi myocutaneous flap
    Sun Young Min
    Center for Breast Cancer, Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    Breast J 16:356-61. 2010
    ..Mastectomy with immediate reconstruction should be considered carefully and tailored to the patient's needs and characteristics...
  56. ncbi request reprint Development of a cancer pain assessment tool in Korea: a validation study of a Korean version of the brief pain inventory
    Young Ho Yun
    Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    Oncology 66:439-44. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to validate the Korean version of the Brief Pain Inventory (BPI-K), a pain assessment tool that has been validated in several languages...
  57. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural application of the Korean version of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) Breast-Cancer-Specific Quality of Life Questionnaire (EORTC QLQ-BR23)
    Young Ho Yun
    Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, 809 Madu dong, 411 769 Goyang, Gyeonggi, Korea
    Support Care Cancer 12:441-5. 2004
    ..In conclusion, the Korean version of the EORTC QLQ-BR23 was found to be a reliable and valid measure of quality of life in breast cancer patients, indicating that it should be used in clinical and epidemiological cancer research...
  58. pmc What is the most cost-effective strategy to screen for second primary colorectal cancers in male cancer survivors in Korea?
    Sang Min Park
    National Cancer Center, Ilsan gu, Goyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea
    World J Gastroenterol 15:3153-60. 2009
    ..To identify a cost-effective strategy of second primary colorectal cancer (CRC) screening for cancer survivors in Korea using a decision-analytic model...
  59. doi request reprint Phase II study of gemcitabine in combination with vinorelbine versus gemcitabine followed by vinorelbine for metastatic breast cancer
    In Hae Park
    Center for Breast Cancer, National Cancer Center, 111 Jungbalsan ro, Ilsandong gu, Goyang si, Gyeonggi Do, 410 769, Korea
    Invest New Drugs 28:659-69. 2010
    ..No clear data are available concerning the superiority of combination chemotherapy to sequential therapy using agents beyond 1st or 2nd line chemotherapy for treating patients with metastatic breast cancer...
  60. doi request reprint Improved quality of life outcomes after laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy for early gastric cancer: results of a prospective randomized clinical trial
    Young Woo Kim
    Gastric Cancer Branch, Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Gyeonggi Do, Republic of Korea
    Ann Surg 248:721-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the quality of life (QOL) after laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy (LADG) compared with open distal gastrectomy (ODG) in patients with early gastric cancer...
  61. ncbi request reprint Trends in breast cancer treatment in Korea and impact of compliance with consensus recommendations on survival
    Young Ho Yun
    Quality of Cancer Care Branch, Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Gyeonggi, Korea
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 106:245-53. 2007
    ..Compliance with consensus recommendations for chemo- and hormone therapy is significantly associated with better survival. Overuse of post-mastectomy radiotherapy and tamoxifen beyond the consensus recommendations may be harmful...
  62. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes of laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy for early gastric cancer: result of a randomized controlled trial (COACT 0301)
    Young Woo Kim
    Gastric Cancer Branch, Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, 809 Madu dong, Ilsandong gu, Goyang si, Gyeonggi Do, 411 764, Republic of Korea
    Surg Endosc 27:4267-76. 2013
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural application of the Korean version of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer quality of life questionnaire cervical cancer module
    Dong Wook Shin
    National Cancer Control Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center, Ilsan gu, Goyang, Korea
    Oncology 76:190-8. 2009
    ....
  64. pmc Cross-cultural adaptation of the korean version of the minneapolis-manchester quality of life instrument-adolescent form
    Hyeon Jin Park
    Center for Pediatric Oncology, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 28:1788-95. 2013
    ..The KMMQL-AF is a sufficiently reliable and valid instrument for measuring quality of life among Korean childhood cancer survivors. ..
  65. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life among disease-free stomach cancer survivors in Korea
    Jae Moon Bae
    Research Institute and Hospital, Quality of Cancer Care Branch, National Cancer Center, 809 Madu dong, Ilsan gu, 411 769 Goyang, Gyeonggi, Korea
    Qual Life Res 15:1587-96. 2006
    ..Comorbidities and selected demographic characteristics had a greater effect than type of treatment on the QOL of post-operative stomach cancer patients...
  66. ncbi request reprint A preliminary investigation of early smoking initiation and nicotine dependence in Korean adults
    Sang Min Park
    Quality of Cancer Care Branch, Research Institute and Hospital, National Cancer Center 809, Madu dong, Ilsan gu, Goyang si, Gyeonggi do 411 769, South Korea
    Drug Alcohol Depend 74:197-203. 2004
    ..The goal of this study was to develop the Korean version of FTND (FTND-K) and to examine the relationship between age at smoking initiation and nicotine dependence...
  67. ncbi request reprint Multicenter study of pain and its management in patients with advanced cancer in Korea
    Young Ho Yun
    Quality of Cancer Care Branch, Research Institute, National Cancer Center, Seoul, South Korea
    J Pain Symptom Manage 25:430-7. 2003
    ..58, 95%C.I. 1.42-4.69). Despite the high prevalence and severity of pain in cancer patients, the assessment and management of cancer pain were found to be inadequate in Korea...
  68. ncbi request reprint Self-reported experience and outcomes of care among stomach cancer patients at a median follow-up time of 27 months from diagnosis
    Sung Kim
    Department of Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea
    Support Care Cancer 16:831-9. 2008
    ..We aimed to identify clinical experiences associated with outcomes of care among stomach cancer patients...
  69. ncbi request reprint EORTC QLQ-INFO26: a questionnaire to assess information given to cancer patients a preliminary analysis in eight countries
    Juan Ignacio Arraras
    Oncology Department, Hospital of Navarre, Pamplona, Spain
    Psychooncology 16:249-54. 2007
    ..The resulting EORTC QLQ-INFO26 questionnaire includes four sub-scales on information regarding their cancer, medical tests, treatment and other services and several single items...
  70. ncbi request reprint Association of clinical experiences with patient-reported outcomes among breast cancer surgery patients: breast cancer quality care study
    Dong Young Noh
    Department of Surgery, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Qual Life Res 17:215-25. 2008
    ..We aimed to clarify the association of breast cancer patients' clinical experiences with patient-reported outcomes (PRO) of satisfaction with care, choice of the same type of surgery again, and health-related quality of life (HRQOL)...
  71. ncbi request reprint Phase III trial of two versus four additional cycles in patients who are nonprogressive after two cycles of platinum-based chemotherapy in non small-cell lung cancer
    Joon Oh Park
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Irwon dong, Gangnam Gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    J Clin Oncol 25:5233-9. 2007
    ..This trial was conducted to determine the optimal duration of chemotherapy in Korean patients with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...
  72. ncbi request reprint Changes in quality of life during palliative chemotherapy for solid cancer
    Soo Mee Bang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Ghil Medical Center, Gachon Medical School, 405 760 Incheon, South Korea
    Support Care Cancer 13:515-21. 2005
    ..We conducted this prospective study to assess the changes in quality of life (QOL), anxiety and depression in patients receiving palliative chemotherapy for solid cancers...
  73. ncbi request reprint Cut-off point of BMI and obesity-related comorbidities and mortality in middle-aged Koreans
    Sang Woo Oh
    Department of Family Medicine and Center for Health Promotion, Ilsan Paik Hospital, College of Medicine, Inje University, Goyang, South Korea
    Obes Res 12:2031-40. 2004
    ..Using both disease and mortality outcomes, we investigated whether lower BMI cut-off points are appropriate for identifying increased health risk in Koreans...
  74. ncbi request reprint Feasible economic strategies to improve screening compliance for colorectal cancer in Korea
    Sang Min Park
    Department of Family Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    World J Gastroenterol 11:1587-93. 2005
    ..This study was carried out to find feasible economic strategies to improve the CRC screening compliance in Korea...
  75. pmc Survival of all cancer patients in Korea through 2-year follow-up
    Young Ho Yun
    Department of Family Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 17:448-52. 2002
    ..Men had a lower survival rate than women in most malignancies. The pancreatic cancer was shown the lowest 1-yr survival rate...