About ACOS

The inaugural meeting of ACOS was held in Osaka, Japan on October 16,1991, and was chaired by Dr. Tetsuo Taguchi, Emeritus Professor of Osaka University, current Honorary President of ACOS. The first Constitution of ACOS was recognized by the executive committee members and then the ACOS was established. Since Osaka Meeting, we have successfully organized 9 meetings

About ACOS

The Society was established in Osaka, Japan, on 16 October 1991, for an unlimited period by representative doctors from several Asian countries. The inaugural meeting of ACOS was held in Osaka, Japan on October 16,1991, and was chaired by Dr. Tetsuo Taguchi,
ACOS will be devoted to the care of cancer patients and to the development of scientific knowledge through research in oncology and promoting the recruitment of facilities for oncology services.
The first Constitution of ACOS was recognized by the executive committee members and then the ACOS was established. After the first meeting, it shall be held every two years for a business meeting and/or a scientific meeting. We have successfully organized ten meetings, Osaka Japan, Bangkok Thailand, Kunming China, Bali Indonesia , Taipei Taiwan, Seoul Korea, Beijing China, Manila Philippines, Gifu Japan and Seoul Korea.

The successive President of ACOS

1st  President Tetsuo Taguchi, Osaka University (1991-2001)
2nd President Jin-Pok Kim, Seoul University (2001-2003)
3nd President Yan Sun, Chinese Academy of Medical Science (2003-2010)
4th President Shigetoyo SAJI, Gifu University (2010-2016)
5th President Yeul Hong Kim, Korea University (2016~)

Chronicle of Presidents and the Conference Site

1st 1991, Osaka, Japan by Prof. Tetsuo Taguchi
2nd 1993, Bangkok, Thailand by Dr. S. Puribhat
3nd 1996, Kunming, China by Prof. Yan Sun
4th 1999, Bali, Indonesia by Evert D.C. Poetiray
5th 2001, Taipei, Taiwan by Prof. Jacqueline Whang-Peng
6th 2003, Seoul, Korea by Prof. Jin-Pok.Kim
7th 2006, Beijing, China by Prof. Yan Sun
8th 2008, Manila, Philippines by Prof. Antonio H. Villalon
9th 2010, Gifu, Japan by Prof. Shigetoyo Saji
10th 2012, Seoul, Korea by Prof. Kyung Sam Cho
11th 2014, Taipei, Taiwan by Prof. Tsang-Wu Liu
12th 2016, New Delhi, India by Prof. Sanjeev Misra
13th 2018, Chiangmai, Thailand By Pof. Sumitra Thongprasert

 

 ACOS Committee