Peking University Cancer Hospital
Peking University Cancer Hospital (also referred to as Beijing Cancer Hospital, Peking University School of Oncology, and Beijing Institute for Cancer Research) was founded in 1976 and is co-administered by Peking University and Beijing Hospitals Authority. It is a tertiary A-level hospital specializing in cancer treatment, research, prevention, and medical education.
The hospital has 35 clinical departments,14 medical technology departments, and 10 basic research laboratories. Its current number of beds is 801. It receives around 750,000 outpatient visits, with 96,000 inpatients admitted and 17,000 operations performed annually. The hospital has nearly 2,600 employees, including 152 with professor-level titles and 253 with associate-professor-level titles.
Peking University Cancer Hospital has one National Key Academic Discipline (oncology), two National Key Clinical Specialties (oncology and pathology), four Beijing Municipal Key Academic Disciplines (gastric oncology, breast oncology, interventional radiology, and sonography), and one Beijing Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine Key Academic Discipline (integrated medicine and geriatric oncology). It is also home to one National Distinguished Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner’s Heritage Office, and two Beijing Scholar’s Offices. It has been designated as the Key Laboratory of Carcinogenesis and Translational Research by the Ministry of Education of the P. R. China and the Beijing Municipal Science & Technology Commission, National Medical Products Administration Key Laboratory, Beijing Engineering Research Center for New Anti-Tumor Drug and Technology Research and Development, Beijing International Science and Technology Cooperation Base, Beijing Exemplary Research Ward (first batch), and one of the builders of the information platform for the efficacy and safety evaluation of new anti-tumor drugs of the Ministry of Science and Technology. It is among the first hospitals participating in the National Health Commission’s pilot programs on multidisciplinary diagnosis and treatment of cancer and clinical application of tumor high-throughput gene sequencing. It is the only cancer registry center for Beijing, tracking cancer incidence and survival in the capital and providing data to the government and WHO. Beijing Anti-Cancer Association and Beijing Cancer Rehabilitation Society are also supported by the hospital.
Peking University Cancer Hospital has one member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, two Changjiang Scholars Program Distinguished Professors, four winners of the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, 11 National Young and Middle-aged Experts with Outstanding Contributions, and 42 winners of the Special Government Allowances of the State Council. Of its employees, 43 are professors, 81 associate professors, 59 doctoral supervisors and 69 master supervisors.
Since its establishment, the hospital has been dedicated to diagnosis, comprehensive treatment and translational research regarding gastric cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, colorectal cancer, liver cancer, esophageal cancer, malignant lymphoma, malignant melanoma, urinary system tumors, gynecological tumors, head and neck tumors, bone tumors, sarcomas, etc. Its research on gastric cancer prevention and treatment system has won the second prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award twice.
The research labs have made innovative and leading achievements in the fields of basic theoretical research in oncology, diagnosis and treatment of common tumors, and preventive intervention research in high-incidence areas of gastric and esophageal cancer, which have considerable influence on the oncology landscape both at home and abroad.
Peking University Cancer Hospital is a national doctoral degree conferring unit and a postdoctoral research mobile station in the discipline of oncology. It offers medical education for undergraduates, graduate programs (master’s and doctoral level), postdoctoral research opportunities and continuing education for employees and visitors. The hospital holds the National Clinical Oncologist Advanced Course and the National Medical Continuing Education Program Nationwide Training on a yearly basis.
The hospital has established close cooperative relations with many world-renown cancer institutions. Each year, prestigious experts and scholars come to the hospital to visit, conduct academic exchange, and carry out research collaboration. And its researchers, doctors, nurses, and medical technologists also goes abroad for advanced training, joint research, and international academic conferences.
With the vision of building up an international cancer care group among the patient’s first choices, Peking University Cancer Hospital attaches great importance to both improving quality and efficiency of care and expanding spectrum of services, and strives to establish its flagship oncological subdisciplines, an excellent management team, a group of top-notch experts and a people-centered hospital culture for the sole purpose of providing safe and quality care to each of our patients.
Address: 52 Fucheng Rd., Haidian District, Beijing 100142, China
Phone: 0086-10-8812 1122
Fax: 0086-10-8812 2437