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Park, Keeho

Kee Ho PARK, M.D., Ph.D.(adjunct professor)
Faculty Appointment
(title, department)
Associate Professor, Department of Cancer Control and Population Health, NCC-GCSP
Chief, Cancer Policy Branch of National Cancer Center
Area of Expertise
Community Health/Health Communication/Infodemiology/Cancer Policy
Work Experience
Deputy Director, Department of Disease Surveillance, Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Chief, Home Care Service for Cancer Patients Branch
Chief, Cancer Information and Education Branch
Chief, Cancer Risk Appraisal and Prevention
Educational Background
1997 YonseiUniversity; WonjuCollege of Medicine; Wonju, Korea; M.D.
2000 YonseiUniversity; Graduate School; Seoul, Korea; MSc.
2007 Yonsei University; Graduate School; Seoul, Korea; Ph.D.
Research Interests (Please place in paragraph form)
His current research interests includeHealth Psychology, Health Communication, and Infodemiology.
International Collaboration
2020 SCI-E Factors Related to the Behavior of People Who Have Never Used the Internet for Voluntary Reasons: Cross-Sectional Survey Study: JOURNAL OF MEDICAL INTERNET RESEARCH. 22(11):e20453~ (5.034)

2020 SCI-E Gender differences in factors associated with body weight misperception: PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION. :1~13 (3.182)

2020 SCI-E The Fear of Cancer from the Standpoint of Oneself, the Opposite Sex and the Fear of Side Effects of Cancer Treatment: CANCER RESEARCH AND TREATMENT. Online:Published (3.761)

2020 SCI-E Gap between Perceived eHealth Literacy and Ability to Use Online Cancer-Related Information: JOURNAL OF KOREAN MEDICAL SCIENCE. 35(24):e187~ (1.705)

2020 SCI-E Socioeconomic Burden of Cancer in Korea from 2011 to 2015: CANCER RESEARCH AND TREATMENT. 52(3):896~906 (3.761)

2019 SCI-E Burnout Among oncologists in the Republic of Korea: A nationwide survey: Current Problems in Cancer. Online:Published (3.698)

2019 SCI-E A scoping review of consumer needs for cancer information: PATIENT EDUCATION AND COUNSELING. 102(7):1237~1250 (2.821)

2019 SCI-E Attributes of caregivers' quality of life: A perspective comparison between spousal and non-spousal caregivers of older patients with cancer: JOURNAL OF GERIATRIC ONCOLOGY. Online:Published (3.164)

2019 SSCI Patient-family communication mediates the relation between family hardiness and caregiver positivity: Exploring the moderating role of caregiver depression and anxiety: Journal of Psychosocial Oncology. Online:Published (1.197)

2018 SCI-E Experience with age discrimination and attitudes toward ageism in older patients with cancer and their caregivers: A nationwide Korean survey: journal of geriatric oncology. 10(3):459~464 (3.359)

2018 SCI-E What We Talk About When We Talk About Caregiving: The Distribution of Roles in Cancer Patient Caregiving in a Family-Oriented Culture: CANCER RESEARCH AND TREATMENT. 51(1):141~149 (3.23)

2018 SCI Cancer cost communication: experiences and preferences of patients, caregivers, and oncologists―a nationwide triad study: Supportive Care in Cancer. 26(1):3517~3526 (2.676)

2018 SSCI Exploring Risk Perception and Intention to Engage in Social and Economic Activities During the South Korean MERS Outbreak: International Journal of Communication. 2018(12):3600~3620 (1.128)

2018 SCI Income Difference in Attitudes towards Cancer in General Population: Findings from a National Survey: Journal of Korean Medical Science. 33(33):e215~e215 (1.588)

2018 기타 온라인 채널별 건강정보 검색에 영향을 미치는 요인: 보건교육건강증진학회지. 35(2):1~111 (0)

2018 SCI-E Physicians’ attitudes towards the media and peer-review selection of the ‘best cancer doctor’: comparison of two different selection methods: BMJ open. 8(5):e019067~e019067 (2.413)

2018 SCI-E Type 1 diabetes mellitus and risk of cancer: a meta-analysis of observational studies: Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology. 48(5):426~433 (2.37)

2018 SCI-E Underestimated caregiver burden by cancer patients and its association with quality of life, depression and anxiety among caregivers.: European Journal of Cancer Care. 27(2):e12814~e12814 (2.409)

2017 SCI-E Supporting Low-income Cancer Patients: Recommendations for the Public Financial Aid Program in the Republic of Korea: Cancer Research and Treatment. 50(4):1074~1083 (3.772)

2017 SCI-E Patient’s Cognitive Function and Attitudes Towards Family Involvement in Cancer Treatment Decision Making: A Patient-Family Caregiver Dyadic Analysis: Cancer Research and Treatment. 50(3):681~690 (3.772)

2017 SSCI Patients' and family caregivers' understanding of the cancer stage, treatment goal, and chance of cure: A study with patient-caregiver-physician triad: Psycho-oncology. 27(1):106~113 (3.095)

2017 기타 Redefining the role of etoposide in first-line treatment of peripheral T-cell lymphoma: Blood Advances. 1:2138~2146 ()

2017 SSCI Sharing health information online in South Korea: motives, topics, and antecedents: Health Promotion International. Online:Published (1.722)

2017 SCI-E Perceived social support and its impact on depression and health-related quality of life: a comparison between cancer patients and general population: Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology. Online:Published (1.905)

2017 SCI-E Cross-cultural application of the Korean version of the EORTC QLQ-ELD14 questionnaire for elderly patients with cancer: Journal of Geriatric Oncology. 8(4):271~276 (2.852)

2017 기타 Health Literacy and Its Related Factors in North Korean Refugees: Korean J Health Promotion. 17:71~79 ()

2017 SSCI Attitudes Toward Family Involvement in Cancer Treatment Decision Making: The Perspectives of Patients, Family Caregivers, and Their Oncologists: Psycho-oncology. 26(6):770~778 (3.256)

2017 기타 Analysis of Hospital Volume and Factors Influencing Economic Outcomes in Cancer Surgery: Results from a Population-based Study in Korea: Osong Public Health and Research Perspectives. 8:34~46 ()

2017 SSCI Factors Affecting the “Locus of Responsibility” in Cancer News: Focusing on the Role of Health Journalists’ Medical Expertise in South Korea: Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly. Online:Published (1.301)

2017 SSCI The Impact of Social Media on Risk Perceptions during the MERS Outbreak in South Korea: Computers in Human Behavior. 72:422~431 (3.435)

2016 SCI Suicidal ideation and suicidal attempts among adults with chronic diseases: A cross-sectional study: Comprehensive Psychiatry. 73:160~167 (2.043)

2016 기타 Implications of health literacy for health care: Evidence and Values in Healthcare. 2:135~139 ()

2016 SCI-E What cancer means to the patients and their primary caregivers in the family-accounted Korean context: A dyadic interpretation: Psycho-Oncology. Online:Published (3.256)

2016 SSCI The effects of SNS communication: How expressing and receiving information predict MERS-preventive behavioral intentions in South Korea: Computers in Human Behavior. 62:34~43 (2.88)

2016 SCI News portrayal of cancer: content analysis of threat and efficacy by cancer type and comparison with incidence and mortality in Korea: Journal of Korean Medical Science. 31(8):1231~1238 (1.256)

2016 기타 Happiness and health behaviors in South Korean adolescents: a cross-sectional study: Epidemiology and Health. 38:1~7 ()

2016 SCI Expected and perceived efficacy of complementary and alternative medicine: A comparison views of patients with cancer and oncologists: Complementary Therapies in Medicine. 28:29~36 (1.935)

2015 SCI-E Public Perceptions on Cancer Incidence and Survival: a Nation-wide Survey in Korea: Cancer research and treatment. 48(2):775~788 (3.318)

2015 SCI-E Terminal Versus Advanced Cancer: Do the General Population and Health Care Professionals Share a Common Language?: Cancer Research and Treatment. 48(2):759~767 (3.318)

2015 SSCI The effects on caregivers of cancer patients' needs and family hardiness: Psycho-Oncology. 25(1):84~90 (2.443)

2015 SSCI Caregiver burden, patients' self-perceived burden, and preference for palliative care among cancer patients and caregivers: Psycho-oncology. Online:Published (2.443)

2015 SCI-E Underweight and mortality: Public Health Nutrition. Online:Published (2.679)

2015 SSCI Effects of Health Literacy and Social Capital on Health Information Behavior: Journal of health communication. 20(9):1084~1094 (1.617)

2015 기타 What predicts the trust of online health information?: Epidemiology and Health. 37:e2015030 ~e2015030 (0)

2015 SCI-E Perceptions of cancer risk and cause of cancer risk in Korean adults: Cancer Research and Treatment. 47(2):158~165 (3.318)

2015 기타 What do we need to be happy? evidence from a psychosocial perspective: Korean J Health Educ Promot(보건교육건강증진학회지). 32(1):11~21 (0)

2015 SCI-E Cancer risk factors in Korean news media: a content analysis: Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention. 16(2):731~736 (2.514)

2014 기타 Suggestions for establishinig a sustainable risk communication platform for carcinogenic factors: Epidemiology and health. 36:1~6 (0)

2014 SSCI Psychosocial needs of low-income people with cancer in Korea: European journal of oncology nursing. 18(6):549~556 (1.794)

2014 SCI Cigarette Smoking Explains Excess Deaths Associated with Being Underweight among Middle-Aged Korean Men: CIRCULATION. 130:A17919~A17919 (15.073)

2014 SSCI Health-related determinants of happiness in Korean adults: International journal of public health. 59(5):731~738 (1.966)

2014 기타 E-Smart Health Information Adoption Processes: Central versus Peripheral Route: Asia Pacific Journal of Information Systems. 24(1):67~93 (0)

2013 SSCI Psychosocial predictors of four health-promoting behaviors for cancer prevention using the stage of change of Transtheoretical Model: Psycho-Oncology. pon.3278:1~9 (3.506)

2012 기타 A Study on Smoking and Relevant Factors among High School Students in Seoul Province: The Journal of Korean Society for School Health Education. 13:57~71 ()

2012 SCI-E Psychosocial Factors and Health Behavior among Korean Adults: A Cross-sectional Study: Asian Pacifc Journal of Cancer Prevention. 13(1):49~56 (0.659)

2012 SCI-E Psychological impact of health risk appraisal of Korean women at different levels of breast cancer risk: neglected aspect of the web-based cancer risk assessment tool: Asian Pacifc Journal of Cancer Prevention. 13(2):437~441 (0.659)

2012 SCI-E Factors Related to Cancer Information Scanning and Seeking Behavior among High School Students in Korea: ASIAN PACIFIC JOURNAL of CANCER PREVENTION. 13(4):1439~1445 (0.659)

2012 SCI-E Factors Related to Self-perception of Diet Quality among South Korean Adults: ASIAN PACIFIC JOURNAL of CANCER PREVENTION. 13(4):1495~1504 (0.659)

2011 기타 Development of a smoking and drinking prevention program for adolescents using intervention mapping: 한국학교보건교육학회지. 12:1~15 ()

2011 SCI-E Website Quality, Expectation, Confirmation, and End User Satisfaction: The ‘Knowledge-Intensive Website’ of National Cancer Center, South Korea: Journal of medical internet research. 13(4):e81~e81 (4.663)

2011 SCI-E Gender Differences in Relationship between Fat-Free Mass Index and Fat Mass Index among Korean Children Using Body Composition Chart: Yonsei Medical Journal. 52:948~952 (1.02)

2011 SCI-E Community-based intervention to promote breast cancer awareness and screening: The Korean experience: BMC Public Health. 11:468~478 (2.364)

2011 SCI-E Attitude and Knowledge of Physicians About Cancer Pain Management: Young Doctors of South Korea in Their Early Career.: Japanese journal of clinical oncology.. 41(6):783~791 (1.856)

2011 SCI-E Predictors of regular gastric cancer screening among Koreans.: Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention. 11(5):1315~1320 (1.24)

2010 SSCI Unwanted effects of risk notification for breast cancer regarding intention toward mammography utilization: Psycho-Oncology. 19(8):823~829 (2.604)

2010 기타 Breast Cancer Communication and its Relationship with Breast Cancer Screening Intention: 언론과학연구. 10:572~603 ()

2010 기타 Socioeconomic Status and Prehospital Delay in Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients: Korean Journal of Stroke. 12:26~32 ()

2010 SCI-E Does Health Status Influence Intention Regarding Screening Mammography?: Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology. 40(3):227~233 (1.498)

2009 SSCI Big gap between risk perception for breast cancer and risk factors: Nationwide survey in Korea: Patient Education and Counselling. 76(1):113~9 (2.219)

2009 기타 Predictors of Intention to Undergo Mammography among Underutilizers: 보건교육건강증진학회지. 26(2):75~86 ()

2008 SCI The Incidence of Tuberculosis after a Measles Outbreak: Clinical Infectious Diseases. 46:902~904 (6.75)

2007 기타 Reporting of national notifiable infectious diseases and related characteristics: Korean Journal of Epidemiology. 29:200~210 ()

2007 SCI Smoking, alcohol and gastric cancer risk in Korean men: the National Health Insurance Corporation Study: British Journal of Cancer. 97:700~704 (4.459)

2006 SCI Chemoprophylaxis and the epidemiological characteristics of re-emergent P. vivax malaria in the Republic of Korea: Bulletin of the World Health Organization. 84:827~834 (5.029)

2006 기타 National Infectious Disease Surveillance System: 가정의학회지. 27:483~488 ()

2005 기타 A Study on Development of Health Statistics in Korea: 한국보건정보통계학회지. 30:3~14 ()


2005 기타 Reproducibility of information on cardiovascular risk factors and self-rated health status collected in the National Health Insurance Corporation health examination among 94,183 Korean military personnel: 한국역학회지. 27:51~60 ()

2005 기타 Risk factor for primary multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases. 50:600~605 ()

2004 SCI Protective Effectiveness of Hantavirus Vaccine: Emerging Infectious Diseases. 10:2218~2220 (5.775)

2003 SCI Effectiveness of primaquine terminal prophylaxis against late primary attacks of Plasmodium vivax malaria: a case-control study among troops of the Republic of Korea Army: TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HYGIENE. 97:441~442 (2.03)

2001 기타 Prevalence of Stroke in Pyongchang County: 한국역학회지. 23:69~79 ()

2001 SCI-E Analysis of vivax malaria cases in Gangwon-do (Province), Korea in the year 2000: Korean Journal of Parasitology. 39:301~306 ()

2001 기타 Risk Factors for Cerebrovascular Disorders in Koreans: 예방의학회지. 34:157~165 ()

2000 기타 Factors Related to Self-Perceived Health of Young Adults: 예방의학회지. 33:415~425 ()

2000 기타 A Meta-analysiss on the Association between Chronic Noise Exposure and Blood Pressure: 예방의학회지. 33:343~348 (0)

2000 기타 The Accuracy of ICD codes for Cerebrovascular Diseases in Medical Insurance Claims: 예방의학회지. 33:76~82 ()

1999 기타 What Factors Affect Mortality over the Age of 40?: 예방의학회지. 32:383~394 ()

1999 기타 The Epidemiological Characteristics of a Shigellosis Outbreak(1998) in Wonju City, Kangwon-Do: 한국역학회지. 21:131~141 ()