Breast and thyroid surgical department has ranked the first level in Dalian city on treating breast and thyroid disease. The department was built in 1997, There are about one hundred beds for patients and twenty-one doctors, including eight professors or associate professors. Four persons won medical doctor degree, and fifteen got medical master degree. Advanced technology of diagnosis and treatment for breast and thyroid disease is being performed.
Particularly, this department provides unique services for treating breast cancer, including radical operation, neoadjuvant chemotherapy, chemotherapy, endocrinotherapy, bio-targeted therapy, etc. Long-term follow-up is also provided. Fixed full-time doctor is responsible for each patient's treatment. The patients who have benign or malignant thyroid and parathyroid disease, can take comprehensive treatment in this department, including: surgery and endocrine therapy.
The number of outpatients yearly is about 35,000. The number of hospitalized patients yearly is about 4,000. Nearly 1800 operations are completed per year, including 550 cases of breast cancer and 450 cases of thyroid cancer.
The staff is improving technique constantly. They strive to perform operations with less complications, low recurrent rate and long-term survival. They adhere to the purpose of “patient-centered”, do their best efforts to meet the needs of patients and minimize the hospital fees. Their service goal is to let patients feel satisfactory.