Seoul National University Hospital opened a new cancer center last week.
The SNU hospital is the latest addition to the boom in cancer-centers. With SNU famed in Korea for its advanced diagnostic techniques, the center is expected to raise the overall medical service level here.
The six-storey building has 26 units, including 15 specialized cancer sections and nine comprehensive units. The center aims to provide all necessary services, from diagnosis to planning treatments and scheduling for surgery, within 24 hours of the first visit.