Signing Ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding for Collaboration in Carbon-ion Radiotherapy Program between Bangkok Cancer Hospital Wattanosoth and Yamagata University
5 June 2023: Dr. Poramaporn Prasarttong-Osoth, President and CEO-Group 1, Bangkok Dusit Medical Services (BDMS) and Visiting Prof. Dr. Thiravud Khuhaprema, the director of Bangkok Cancer Hospital Wattanosoth and Chief Faculty of BDMS Center of Excellence in Cancer along signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for medical collaboration in Carbon-ion Radiotherapy Program with Faculty of Medicine, Yamagata University represented by the dean of Faculty of Medicine – Dr. Yoshiyuki Ueno. This collaborative MOU has placed the emphasis upon academic cooperation and medical services in cancer care, particularly in Carbon-ion Radiotherapy as an advanced modality in radiation oncology.
The MOU signed by BDMS, Bangkok Cancer Hospital Wattanosoth and Yamagata University is an international collaboration of private-public partnership aiming at the optimal utilization of resources, reaching patient’s demand in Thailand and other regions. Due to this medical cooperation, cancer patients particularly in ASEAN are able to receive prompt and highly effective treatments through synergized partnership. Not only academic support focusing on researches and medical personnel, it intends to promote the service quality in cancer care. Moreover, BDMS management members, doctors and nurses from Bangkok Cancer Hospital Wattanosoth were warmly welcomed at Yamagata University School of Medicine.