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Dr. Ji Yeon Kim
Breast Cancer · Breast cyst
Samsung Medical Center
Seoul, South Korea
Operations per year
81 Irwon-ro Gangnam-gu Seoul South Korea
Breast cancer causes the cells of the breast to multiply uncontrollably and forms tumors. Its exact cause is unknown; however, age and genetics do play a role. Estrogen and radiation exposure, breastfeeding, dense breast tissue, alcohol consumption, and hormone treatments may also lead to breast cancer. Symptoms of breast cancer are different for each person. However, some common warning signs seen in the breast area are: • Lump in under armpit or breast • Swelling in the area • Irritating skin • Red spots or dryness near the nipple • Pain in the nipple area • Discharge of blood from the nipple • Changes in shape and size Immediate treatment can save patients from life threatening and complicated medical conditions. That is why it is necessary to seek medical attention from a specialist as soon as possible. Dr. Ji Yeon Kim is a breast cancer specialist at Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea, who can proficiently treat breast cysts and tumors using advanced and customized treatment plans. She started her internship at Seoul National University Hospital and proceeded to work there for her residency period in the Department of Internal Medicine. She is continuing her fellowship at Seoul National University. She is also a clinical assistant professor for the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology-Oncology, Breast Cancer Center at Samsung Medical Center. Depending on the type and spread of the tumor, Dr. Ji Yeon Kim prescribes the ideal and best-suited treatment for breast cancer. Some of the standard procedures provided by her are mentioned below: • Surgery • Chemotherapy • Hormonal therapy • Radiation therapy • Biological therapy