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Chang, Yoonjung

Yoon Jung CHANG, M.D., Ph.D.(adjunct professor)
Faculty Appointment
(title, department)
Professor, Department of Cancer Control and Population Health, NCC-GCSP
Chief, Hospice & Palliative care branch,National Cancer Center
Area of Expertise

Hospice & Palliative Care Policy Development, Improvement of Quality of Life for Cancer Patients and Family and Medical Ethics
Work Experience
Chief, Cancer information and education branch, National Cancer Center Hospital
Educational Background
1994 EwhaWomans University; Seoul, Korea; Premedical Degree
1998 EwhaWomans University; College of Medicine; Seoul, Korea; M.D.
2005 Seoul National University; School of Public Health; Seoul, Korea; M.P.H.
2010 Catholic University; Graduate School; Seoul, Korea; Ph.D.
Research Interests (Please place in paragraph form)
Dr. Yoon Jung CHANG, chief of Hospice & Palliative Care Branch, National Cancer Center Korea, earned her MD from EwhaWomans University, Korea, and completed residency and fellowship training in Family Medicine at Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea.
Her current research interests includeHospice & palliative care policy development, improvement of quality of life for cancer patients and family and medical ethics.
International Collaboration
2011 Visiting Scholar, Johns Hopkins Bloomburg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA
2022 SCI-E Development and Validation of Digital Health Technology Literacy Assessment Questionnaire: JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SYSTEMS. :~ (4.46)

2022 SCI-E Quality of life outcomes from the randomized trial of hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy following cytoreductive surgery for primary ovarian cancer (KOV-HIPEC-01): JOURNAL OF GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY. 33(4):e54~ (4.756)

2022 SCI-E Differences in Willingness to Undergo BRCA1/2 Testing and Risk Reducing Surgery among the General Public, Cancer Patients, and Healthcare Professionals: A Large Population-Based Survey: JOURNAL OF PERSONALIZED MEDICINE. 12(5):818~ (3.508)

2022 기타 Digital Health Technology-Based Patient-Centered Seamless Care Model for Chronic Disease Management after Cancer Treatment: Health Informatics Research. 28(2):181~183 (0)

2022 SCI-E Association of institutional transition of cancer care with mortality in elderly patients with lung cancer: a retrospective cohort study using national claim data: BMC CANCER. 22(1):452~ (4.638)

2022 SCI-E Association of secondhand smoke exposure with cardiometabolic health in never-smoking adult cancer survivors: a population-based cross-sectional study: BMC PUBLIC HEALTH. 22(1):518~ (4.135)

2022 SCI-E Infection-related and lifestyle-related cancer burden in Kampala, Uganda: projection of the future cancer incidence up to 2030: BMJ OPEN. 12(3):e056722~ (3.006)

2022 SCI-E Long-term trajectory of postoperative health-related quality of life in young breast cancer patients: a 15 year follow-up study: JOURNAL OF CANCER SURVIVORSHIP. Online:Published (4.062)

2022 SCI-E Understanding health problems in people with extremely low health-related quality of life in Korea: SCIENTIFIC REPORTS. 12(1):4037~ (4.996)

2022 SCI-E The Positive Effects of Cancer Survivor Support Service on Distress in South Korea: A Nationwide Prospective Study: FRONTIERS IN MEDICINE. 9:769221~ (5.058)

2021 SCI-E Oral contraceptives and risk of breast cancer and ovarian cancer in women with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation: A meta-analysis of observational studies: CARCINOGENESIS. Online:Published (4.944)

2021 SCI-E Fear of Cancer Recurrence and Its Negative Impact on Health-Related Quality of Life in Long-term Breast Cancer Survivors: CANCER RESEARCH AND TREATMENT. Online:Published (4.679)

2021 SCI-E A Comparative Analysis of the Perception of Cancer Patients and Healthcare Providers (Oncology Physicians, Nurses, Social Workers) in Support of Integrated Community-Linked Cancer Plans: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH. 18(21):11517~ (3.39)

2021 SCI-E Awareness of genetic counseling and genetic testing for hereditary gynecologic cancers among Korean healthcare providers: A survey: JOURNAL OF GENETIC COUNSELING. Online:Published (2.537)

2021 SCI-E Cancer Patients’Willingness to Take COVID-19 Vaccination: A Nationwide Multicenter Survey in Korea: CANCERS. 13(15):3883~ (6.639)

2021 SCI-E Disparities in Cancer-Related Avoidable Mortality by the Level of Area Deprivation in South Korea: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH. 18(15):7856~ (3.39)

2021 SCI-E The preventive effect of breastfeeding against ovarian cancer in BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers: A systematic review and meta-analysis: GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY. 163(1):142~147 (5.482)

2021 기타 Regional differences in access to clinical trials for cancer in Korea: Korean Society for Quality in Health Care. 27(1):20~25 (0)

2021 기타 암환자 퇴원계획 요구에 대한 질적연구: Asian Oncology Nursing. 21(2):110~119 (0)

2021 SCI-E Association of dietary fiber intake with metabolic syndrome among adult cancer survivors: a population?based cross?sectional study: SCIENTIFIC REPORTS. 11(1):11794~ (4.38)

2021 SCI-E Paediatric palliative screening scale as a useful tool for clinicians’ assessment of palliative care needs of pediatric patients: a retrospective cohort study: BMC PALLIATIVE CARE. 20(1):73~ (3.234)

2021 SCI-E Impact of comorbidity assessment methods to predict non-cancer mortality risk in cancer patients: a retrospective observational study using the National Health Insurance Service claims-based data in Korea: BMC MEDICAL RESEARCH METHODOLOGY. 21(1):66~ (4.615)

2021 SCI-E Survival in untreated hepatocellular carcinoma: A national cohort study: PLOS ONE. 16(2):e0246143~ (3.24)

2020 SCI-E Second Primary Ovarian Epithelial, Fallopian Tube, and Primary Peritoneal Cancers after Breast Cancer Diagnosis: Korea Central Cancer Registry: CANCER RESEARCH AND TREATMENT. Online:Published (3.761)

2020 SCI-E Utility of the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) to measure primary health outcomes in cancer patients: a systematic review: SUPPORTIVE CARE IN CANCER. Online:Published (2.635)

2020 SCI-E Associations between the intention to use early palliative care, sources of information, and attitudes toward a good death in Korean adults: JOURNAL OF PAIN AND SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT. Online:Published (3.077)

2020 SCI-E Views on Precision Medicine among Health Professionals in Korea: A Mixed Methods Study: YONSEI MEDICAL JOURNAL. 61(2):192~197 (1.914)

2019 SCI Effectiveness of home hospice care: a nationwide prospective observational study: SUPPORTIVE CARE IN CANCER. Online:Published (2.754)

2019 SCI-E Prognostic Value of Post-Diagnosis Health-Related Quality of Life for Overall Survival in Breast Cancer: Findings from a 10-Year Prospective Cohort in Korea: CANCER RESEARCH AND TREATMENT. Online:Published (3.363)

2018 SCI Factors Related with Utilizing Hospice Palliative Care Unit among Terminal Cancer Patients in Korea between 2010 and 2014: a Single Institution Study: JOURNAL OF KOREAN MEDICAL SCIENCE. 33(41):e263~e263 (1.588)

2018 SCI Differences in attitudes toward genetic testing among the public,patients, and health-care professionals in Korea: European journal of human genetics. 26(10):1432~1440 (3.636)

2018 기타 Consensus guidelines for the definition of the end stage of disease and last days of life and criteria for medical judgment: Journal of the Korean Medical Association. 61(8):509~521 (0)

2018 SCI-E Incidence of Diabetes After Cancer Development : A Korean National Cohort Study: JAMA oncology. 4(8):1099~1105 (20.871)

2018 SCI-E Increasing Trend in Hospital Deaths Consistent among Older Decedents in Korea: A Population-based Study Using Death Registration Database, 2001?2014: BMC palliative care. 2018(17):16~16 (2.335)

2017 SCI-E Effect of the duration of hospice and palliative care on the quality of dying and death in patients with terminal cancer: A nationwide multicentre study: European Journal of Cancer Care. 27(2):e12771~e12771 (2.104)

2017 SCI-E Outpatient Palliative Care and Aggressiveness of End-of-Life Care in Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Cancer: American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Medicine. 35(1):166~172 (1.283)

2017 SCI-E Perceived needs for the information communication technology (ICT)-based personalized health management program, and its association with information provision, health-related quality of life (HRQOL), and decisional conflict in cancer patients: Psycho-oncology. 26(11):1810~1817 (3.095)

2017 SCI-E Factors related with colorectal and stomach cancer screening practice among disease-free lung cancer survivors in Korea.: BMC Cancer. 17(1):600~600 (3.288)

2017 SCI Characteristics of BRCA1/2 mutations carriers including large genomic rearrangements in high risk breast cancer patients: Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. 163(1):139~150 (3.626)

2016 SCI-E Do Korean Doctors -think a Palliative Consultation Team would be Helpful to their Terminal Cancer Patients?: Cancer Research and Treatment. 49(2):437~445 (4.245)

2016 기타 considerations of early implementation of the act on life-sustaining treatments and hospice & plaliative care in the medical field: 생명윤리포럼. IN:PRINT ()

2016 SCI-E Prognostic value of quality of life score in disease-free survivors of surgically-treated lung cancer: BMC cancer. 16:505~505 (3.265)

2016 SCI Prevalence and Associated Factors of Anxiety and Depressive Symptoms Among Bereaved Family Members of Cancer Patients in Korea: A Nation-Wide Cross-Sectional Study: Medicine. 95(22):e3716~e3716 (2.133)

2015 SCI Perceived timeliness of referral to hospice palliative care among bereaved family members in Korea: Supportive care in cancer. 23(9):2805~2811 (2.364)

2015 SCI Association between information provision and decisional conflict in cancer patients: Annals of Oncology. 26:1974~1980 (7.04)

2015 기타 Legal and Ethical Use of Biospecimens in Research Following Major Revision of the Bioethics and Safety Act: Laboratory Medicine Online. 5(3):113~120 (0)

2015 기타 The Elderly and Hospice Palliative Care: 보건복지포럼. 7:38~47 (0)

2015 기타 Trends of liver cancer and its major risk factors in Korea: Epidemiology and health [electronic resource]. Online:Published (0)

2015 기타 Development of e-learning Education Programs for Social Workers in Hospice and Palliative Care: Korean J Hosp Palliat Care. 18(1):9~15 (0)

2015 SCI-E Evaluation of the National Train-the-Trainer Program for Hospice and Palliative Care in Korea: Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention. 16:501~506 (2.514)

2014 SCI-E The association of self-leadership, health behaviors, and posttraumatic growth with health-related quality of life in patients with cancer: PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY. 3582:3582~3582 (4.044)

2014 SCI Employment Status and Work-Related Difficulties in Lung Cancer Survivors Compared With the General Population: Annals of Surgery. 259(3):569~575 (7.188)

2013 SCI-E Efficacy of a training program for long-term disease- free cancer survivors as health partners: a randomized controlled trial in Korea.: Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention. 14(12):7229~7235 (1.271)

2013 SCI-E Employment Status and Work-Related Difficulties among Family Members of Terminally Ill Patients Compared with the General Population: Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention. 14(1):373~380 (1.271)

2013 SCI-E Burdens, Needs and Satisfaction of Terminal Cancer Patients and their Caregivers: Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention. 14(1):209~216 (1.271)

2013 SCI Efficacy of pain education in cancer patients: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials: Supportive Care in Cancer. 21(7):19631971~ (2.649)

2013 SCI-E Factors that affect quality of dying and death in terminal cancer patients on inpatient palliative care units: perspectives of bereaved family caregivers: Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 45(4):735~745 (2.601)

2013 기타 Development and formative evaluation of a web-based self-management exercise and diet intervention program with tailored motivation and action planning for cancer survivors.: JMIR Research procotols. 2:e11~e11 (0)

2012 기타 Policy on Hospice and Palliative Care in Korea: 한국호스피스완화의료학회지. 15:183~187 ()

2012 SSCI Public attitudes toward cancer and cancer patients: a national survey in Korea: Psycho-Oncology. 22(3):605~613 (3.506)

2012 SCI-E Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use among Cancer Patients at the End of Life: Korean National Study: Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention. 13(4):1419~1424 (0.659)

2012 SCI Health-related Quality of Life in Disease-Free Survivors of Surgically-treated Lung Cancer Compared with the General Population: Annals of Surgery. 255(5):1000~1007 (7.492)

2012 기타 Cancer Information Needs for Cancer Patient Care of Oncologists and Family Physicians: 한국보건정보통계학회지. IN:PRINT ()

2011 SCI Effects of vitamin treatment or supplements with purported antioxidant properties on skin cancer prevention: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials: Dermatology. 223(1):36~44 (2.714)

2011 SCI Effects of Beta-Carotene Supplements on Cancer Prevention: Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials: Nutrition and Cancer. 63(8):1196~1207 (2.553)

2011 SCI Effects of Selenium Supplements on Cancer Prevention: Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.: NUTRITION AND CANCER-AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL. 63:1185~1195 (2.553)

2010 SCI What types of cancer screening information are needed?: Asian Pacific J Cancer Prev. 11:607~613 (1.108)

2010 SCI-E Development of the standard hospice and palliative care education program in Korea: results from the demonstration project.: Journal of palliative medicine. 13(6):703~710 (1.837)

2010 SCI The life-sustaining treatments among cancer patients at end of life and the caregiver's experience and perspectives.: Support Care in Cancer. 18:189~196 (2.089)

2010 기타 The Current Educational Measurement of Family Practice Residents: 대한가정의학회지. 28:616~625 ()

2010 기타 The Barriers for Screening Test of Hepatocellular Carcinoma of Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Positive Patients: 대한가정의학회지. 26:81~87 ()

2009 SCI Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for the common cold: Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 3:~ (5.182)

2009 기타 Information Needs and Satisfaction among Family Members of Terminal Cancer Patients through Phone Cancer Information Services: 한국호스피스.완화의료학회지. 12:5~13 ()

2009 SCI Cervical cancer patient information-seeking behaviors, information needs, and information sources in South Korea: Supportive Care in Cancer. 17:1277~1283 (2.422)

2008 SCI-E Dietary preference, physical activity, and cancer risk in men: national health insurance corporation study: BMC Cancer. 8: (2.709)

2007 SCI Assessment of clinical relevant fatigue level in cancer: Supportive Care in Cancer. 15:891~896 (1.905)

2007 기타 Curriculum and Training Difficulties of Family Medicine Residency Programs in Korea: 대한가정의학회지. 28:367~374 ()

2007 기타 A Survey on the Development of Database and Network for the Experts in Cancer: 대한의료정보학회지. 13:43~49 ()

2007 SCI Symptoms in the Lives of Terminal Cancer Patients: Which Is the Most Important?: Oncology. 71:69~76 (2.252)

2005 SCI Predictors of Prescription of morphine for severe cancer pain by physicians in Korea: Annals of Oncology. 16:966~971 (3.605)

2005 SCI Nurses\' willingness to maximize opioid analgesia for severe cancer pain, and its predictor: Support Care Cancer. 13:743~751 (1.59)

2004 SCI A perliminary investigation of early smoking initiation and nicotine dependence in Korean adults: Drug Alcohol Depen. 74:197~203 (2.903)

2004 기타 Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Colorectal Cancer Screening in Korean General Population: 가정의학회지. 25:297~306 ()

2003 기타 Factors of Patient Satisfaction with Pain Management in Cancer Patients: 대한가정의학회지. 24:812~818 ()

2003 기타 Changes of VO2max According to Sex, Age and Related Factors in Korean Adults: 대한가정의학회지. 24:556~564 ()

2003 기타 The Self Blood Pressure Measurement by Hypertensive Patients: a Patient Survey: 대한가정의학회지. 24:45~50 ()