Established in 1968, the Oncology Department of Beijing Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine (affiliated to the Capital Medical University),was one of the earliest cancer centers in the field of integrated traditional Chinese and western medicine in China. Over more than 50 yearswithtremendous efforts, this department has become aflourishing prevention and control organizationofcancer to delivering state-of-the art clinical care, innovative scientific research and rigorous medical education.At present,itis awarded as the national clinical key specialty. It is also a key disciplineand key specialty construction unit accredited by the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine (SATCM). This department is acknowledged as a key discipline and specialty of Beijing Municipal Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and a chairman unit of Cancer Specialized Committee of Beijing Association of Chinese Medicine.
The oncology department is instructed by Professor Yu Rencun as the academic leader, a well-known expert of integrated traditionalChinese and western medicine and by Professor Wang Xiaomin as thespecialty leader.Our department insists on the direction of development of integrated traditional Chinese and western medicine and highlights the characteristicsof traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). After years of scientific exploration and clinical practice, we have constructed an intact cancer diagnosis and treatment system of integrated traditional Chinese andwestern medicine, and formed theunique academic characteristics and specialty advantages. Presently, we have successivelyundertaken more than 50 kinds of projects at national, ministerial and provincial level that havegained several achievements. Meanwhile, our department isalsoin charged with teaching task for medical students from Beijing University of Chinese Medicine and Capital Medical University. In addition, itservesasatraining basefor master and doctoral degree in the field ofintegrated traditionalChinese and western medicine of oncology.
Currentlyour cancer center consistsofoutpatientdepartment, inpatient department, minimally invasive therapeutic room, seniorTCM masterworkstation, research lab, and hematology as a sub-department.There are more than 90,000 outpatients visiting the clinics per year. Our center offers 85 beds in three wards which accept more than 2800 times treatmentannually. In our ward, we boastthe comfortable environment and perfect medical facilities. Besides, we providemultidisciplinary treatmentincluding TCM treatment, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, targeted therapy and minimally invasive treatment (intervention andablation techniques). What’smore, thelabpresently possessesadvanced apparatus and equipment which can undertake the task of tumor related research of molecular and cellularso as to provide convenience for both clinic and scientific research.
Under the guidance of TCM syndrome differentiation and holism theory, we establish a series ofcancerrelated diagnosis and treatment guidelines containing lung cancer, breast cancer, colorectal cancer, liver cancer, gastric cancer, pancreatic cancer, hemopathy, external treatment of TCM, and minimal invasive treatment of cancer. All of these acquire therapeutic effects. Application of the combined TCM and western medicine for treatment of various malignanttumorplays a role in following aspects:inhibiting the growth of tumor, synergism and toxicity reduction with chemotherapy, improving clinical manifestation, extending life expectancyand enhancing life quality of patients.Based on the reliable therapeutic effect, we developvarious unique TCM preparations comprising Gu Ben Yi Liuserial drugs, Hua Yu Wan Fang, Xue Yu Dan Huang You, paste for acupoint application and others.
Our department aims to provide the best service with our solid faith, professional ethics, unreserved contribution and rigorous academic attitude.