M. D. Anderson Cancer Center (MD Anderson Cancer Center), founded in 1941 and located in Houston, Texas, in the south of the United States, is a world recognized high-quality cancer hospital. It was established in the United States in 1971; National Cancer Action & rdquo; It is one of the three early comprehensive cancer treatment centers designated by the plan and one of the 39 comprehensive cancer treatment centers designated by the Cancer Medical Association at present; It is a world-famous cancer diagnosis, treatment and research center.
M. D. Anderson Cancer Center has more than 20000 employees, including more than 2000 doctors and more than 500 beds. It treats more than 19000 inpatients in the United States and other countries every year, with a daily outpatient volume of 1800 people. Since 1990, he has been living in & ldquo; Ranking of American excellent Hospitals & rdquo; The top two in the oncology department of China, ranking in the forefront of the evaluation of cancer research hospitals in the United States for 8 consecutive years. Due to its remarkable performance in cancer research and clinical (the five-year survival time of patients is as high as 80%), it has gradually become a more influential cancer hospital in the world. To date, more than 79000 cancer patients have been treated at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, about one-third of them are from outside Texas, and more than 110000 patients have participated in the clinical research trial of M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.
A total of 90000 cancer patients were treated in 2008, of which 30000 were new patients, distributed in 93 countries and regions, including political dignitaries and business elites of various countries.
The treatment provided by the center for cancer patients includes targeted therapy, surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy and proton therapy, immunotherapy and combination therapy of multiple therapies. An interdisciplinary team of experts works closely to develop personalized treatment plans for patients.
Anderson Cancer Center invests more than 400 million US dollars in basic medical research every year, and has many research projects funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). In 2005, the research funding of M.D. Anderson Cancer Center was as high as 342 million US dollars. The center currently has 10 NCI funded research projects, including brain tumors, pancreatic cancer, breast cancer, bladder cancer, prostate cancer, leukemia, ovarian cancer, endometrial cancer, lung cancer and melanoma. Every year, more than 1100 clinical residents come to MD Anderson Cancer Center for professional training in cancer research and treatment.
Anderson Cancer Center has been providing cancer doctors all over the world with the opportunity to learn global advanced technology for many years. Nowadays, cancer experts from many famous hospitals in China have come to Anderson Cancer Center for further study.
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