The Fourth Hospital of Hebei Medical University, also known as the Tumor Hospital of Hebei , is a large and comprehensive hospital with the rank of ¡°Level Three and Grade A¡±. With the focal point of work on the diagnosis and treatment of tumor,
Hospital Profile

    The Fourth Hospital of Hebei Medical University, also known as the Tumor Hospital of Hebei, is a large and comprehensive hospital with the rank of ¡°Level Three and Grade A¡±. With the focal point of work on the diagnosis and treatment of tumor, it integrates in medical treatment, teaching, research, prevention of diseases and public health. Meanwhile, Cancer Institute of Hebei province, Tumor Prevention and Treatment Office of Hebei Province, Hebei Anti-cancer Association, and Sino-Japanese Cancer Detection Center of Hebei Province are set in our hospital.
    Brief Introduction to the Fourth Hospital : Established in the year of 1956, the Fourth Hospital of Hebei Medical University now has two medical facilities. One is head quarter and the other is a branch which locates on the eastern part of Shi Jiazhuang. The two parts of our hospital occupy an area of 120 mus in total, and the total construction area is as large as more than 120,000 square meters. There¡¯re 1630 authorized beds, 2675 employees and 53 medical treatment & technical departments. We have 610 medical equipments with the single value of more than 100,000 yuan, such as PET/CT, top-grade linear accelerator, MRI and multilayer spiral CT. The total permanent asset is counted as billions.
    Structure of the Employees: There is 432 high-rank professional technical staff. Among them, there are 20 specialists enjoying special subsidies offered by State Council, 4 provincial outstanding experts, 21 middle aged or young specialists with extraordinary contribution in Hebei Province, 137 tutors of postgraduates and 136 MD.
    Academic Subjects Construction: Departments of ICU, Thoracic Surgery and General Surgery are State priority clinical specialties. The oncology of the 4th Hospital is provincial powerful special academic subject with a donation of 10 million yuan. Departments of Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, Anesthesiology, Radiotherapy, General Surgery, Tumor Imaging, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nephrology, Oncologic Medicine, are provincial priority academic subjects. The Research Center is provincial key laboratory.
    The Characteristics of our Specialties: With the characteristics of the diagnosis and treatment of tumor, we have formed a comprehensive treatment system with surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, bio-treatment, combination of traditional Chinese medicine and Western medicine. What¡¯s more, the 4th Hospital has conducted more than 35 thousand surgeries on the diagnosis and treatment of esophageal cancer, thus we have become the hospital with more surgeries on such disease than any hospital worldwide and reached domestic advanced level.
    Medical Work: In the recent years, we have widely developed all kinds of new technologies and treatment in the field of clinical practice, such as conformal intensity-modulated radiotherapy on tumor, radioactive particle implantation, biotherapy, interventional therapy, minimally invasive surgery, cardiac surgery, test-tube baby, etc. All these have reached domestic advanced level. The person-times of our outpatient service have reached 710 thousand per year and that of hospitalization has reached 65 thousand per year. We also conduct 18 thousand surgeries per year and the usage rate of bed has always been 120% and more per year.
    Teaching Work: We have established 14 teaching and research sections of secondary academic subjects. The departments of surgery and internal medicine are qualified to grant doctor degrees and the first clinical postdoctoral research station of Hebei Province was also set in these two departments. The Endoscopy Department and the Gynecology Department have become the State Endoscopic Diagnostic & Therapeutic Technique Training Base while undertaking an every-year teaching task of over 1000 junior college students, undergraduates and post-graduates from Hebei Medical University. The Fourth Hospital has achieved 1 Outstanding Courseware Prize of Ministry of Education, 5 Provincial Prizes of Teaching Achievements and 14 University-level Prizes of Teaching Achievements.
    Research Work: The Fourth Hospital has a domestic advanced Research Center and a domestic advanced Laboratory Animal Center. We have accumulatively undertaken 1299 Research Projects until now. Among them, there is 1 scientific and technological support project of the national ¡°11th five-year plan¡±, 25 National Natural Science Fund Projects, 545 achievements of scientific research and 116 research papers cited by SCI. We have built one International Scientific Cooperation Base and one National Demonstration Base of Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Esophageal Cancer.
    Academic Exchange: In the recent years, the 4th Hospital has undertaken 32 large international and domestic academic conferences such as International Radiotherapy Conference, Nationwide Immunology Conference, and Nationwide Conference on the Diagnosis & Treatment of Esophageal and Stomach Cancer, etc. Especially in 2008, we successfully undertook the 5th Chinese Conference on Oncology and invited 4076 elites in the field of tumor research, including Nobel Medical Prize winners and academicians of the Chinese Academy of Science and Chinese Academy of Engineering, to share advanced ideas.
    Bring General Survey of Diseases to the Rural Areas: Since 1972, the 4th Hospital has constantly kept working on the project of ¡°Bring General Survey of Diseases to the Rural Areas¡±. The travel journey is counted by millions of kilometers and the people accepting general health examinations are counted by millions. More than 2100 early cancer cases and 13000 precancerous lesion cases have been detected and given medical treatment on time. Thus good social benefits have been achieved. We have established 6 tumor prevention & treatment stations and the tumor prevention & treatment stations in Ci County and She County have become National ¡°Demonstration Base of the Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Esophageal Cancer¡±.
    External Exchange: Since 1986, the Fourth Hospital has sent 225 medical personnel, including 136 personnel studying abroad, to developed nations such as Japan, Canada, USA, Germany, Sweden, etc., to launch academic exchange. Meanwhile, we have received 242 foreign experts and professors from 15 nations to exchange in our hospital and 26 of them are hired as honorary professors or visiting professors. In 2008, Ministry of Science and Technology allowed us to establish International Science and Technology Cooperation Base.
    Title of Honor: In 1995, we were given the title of ¡° Advanced Group of the National Health System¡± by Ministry of Personnel and Ministry of Public Health; in 2005, titles of honor such as ¡°Advanced Group of national activities to bring culture, science and technology, and medical and health care to the rural areas¡± ,etc., by 14 ministries and commissions such as the Propaganda Department of the Central Committee of the CPC, Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Public Health, etc.; in 2008, ¡°Advanced Unit of ideological and political work in the national health system¡± by the China¡¯s Association of Promotion on the Ideological and Political Work in Health System and ¡°Workers¡¯ Vanguard of Earthquake Relief Work and Homeland Reconstruction¡± by the Labor Union of Committee of Education, Science, Culture, Health and Sports; in 2010, ¡°Advanced Group in national medicine and public health system¡± by Ministry of Public Health, State Food and Drug Supervision Administration, State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and thus became one of the ¡°Hospitals making people feel relieved and see doctors in clear mind¡±.

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