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Chong Woo YOO

Chong Woo YOO, M.D., Ph.D.(adjunct professor)
Faculty Appointment
Professor, Department of Cancer Biomedical Science, NCC-GCSP
Area of Expertise
Gynecological Pathology / Surgical Pathology / Oral pathology / Cytopathology
Work Experience
Instructor and Assistant professor, Hallym University College of Medicine
Visiting Scientist, The Methodist hospital, Houston, TX
Educational Background
Ph.D. in Medicine at Seoul National University, Korea
M.S. in Medicine at Seoul National University, Korea
MD in Medicine at Seoul National University, Korea
Research Interests
Dr. Yoo is working in surgical pathology, mainly in gynecologic malignancy, including uterine cancers and ovarian cancers. He is also involved in oral and sinonasal tumor pathology. In research field, his main concerns are in the HPV detection and phenotyping in uterine cervical and oral cancers. Dr. Yoo is also interested in subclassification of ovarian epithelial tumors and peritoneal tumors, including pseudomyxoma peritonei. He is also interested in cytopathology of gynecologic area and cavity fluids. Dr. Yoo is also participating for the various national projects about cancer screening and cancer registration.
International Collaboration
Convener, Gynecologic Pathology session, Asian Pacific regional conference of International Association of Pathologists, 2013, Busan, Korea