World's doctors learn in Shanghai
More international medical students and doctors are coming to Shanghai for training or internships along with the development of China's medical capabilities, said Dr Pan Changqing, president of Shanghai Chest Hospital.
Screening program cuts cancer death rate
Screening using low-doze computer tomography, or LDCT, can improve the early detection of lung cancer by 90 percent and reduce the death rate by 20 percent, local medical experts said on Monday.
Lung cancer program for Xuhui
Shanghai Chest Hospital has teamed up with Xuhui District Health Commission on a community-based lung cancer prevention and control program which screens people at high risk and provides green channels and different levels of medical services.
Local hospital in joint cardiovascular treatment program with US counterpart
Shanghai Chest Hospital has reached an agreement with US-based Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, one of the leading medical facilities in heart disease in the US, to cooperate in cardiovascular disease research and treatment in China, the hospital announced over the weekend.
Lecture highlights stroke prevention
People with atrial fibrillation have a 5 times higher risk of having a stroke than those without the heart condition. About 20 to 30 percent of ischemic strokes are caused by atrial fibrillation, according to a lecture on Thursday, the National Atrial Fibrillation Day.
Immunotherapy introduced for lung cancer treatment in Shanghai
A local hospital reported the successful adoption of cancer which replaces chemotherapy to reduce the size of cancerous tumors.
Charity bazaar to help children with congenital heart diseases from poor regions
Some 300 people participated in a charity bazaar to collect donations for a charity project at Shanghai Chest Hospital that offers free surgeries for poor children with congenital heart diseases yesterday.
New lung cancer medicine under trial in China
A domestically developed drug targeting one type of lung cancer is expected to complete clinical trials before the end of year and then receive approval for use among patients soon afterward, say experts from Shanghai Chest Hospital, which is leading the trials.
Shanghai Chest Hospital celebrates 60th anniversary
Shanghai Chest Hospital, the nation’s first leading hospital specializing in the treatment of cardiothoracic disease, celebrated its 60th anniversary today, when leading medical experts and officials were honored for their achievements in and devotion to the healthcare industry.