安德森癌症中心Anderson Cancer Center
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, located on the campus of the Texas Medical Center in Houston, is one of the world’s most respected centers devoted exclusively to cancer patient care, research, education and prevention.
The Texas Legislature created MD Anderson in 1941 as part of The University of Texas System. It’s one of the nation’s original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Act of 1971.
For 10 of the past 12 years, including 2013, MD Anderson has ranked No. 1 in cancer care in the “Best Hospitals” survey published by U.S. News & World Report.
This hospital was among 144 facilities—roughly 3 percent of the 4,743 analyzed for the latest Best Hospitals rankings—to be ranked in even one of the 16 specialties.
This hospital was one of 89 facilities that were ranked in at least one of 10 specialties in the 2014-15 Best Children's Hospitals.
收治第一位病人的时间---First patient: 1944 (more than 977,000 patients treated overall)
平均床位数---Average number of operating beds: 656
The mission of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.
We shall be the premier cancer center in the world, based on the excellence of our people, our research-driven patient care and our science. We are Making Cancer History.
Caring: By our words and actions, we create a caring environment for everyone.
Integrity: We work together to merit the trust of our colleagues and those we serve.
Discovery: We embrace creativity and seek new knowledge.