The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is world’s best cancer hospital
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The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is a comprehensive cancer center in Houston, Texas,US. It is the largest cancer center care in the US and one of the original 3 (three) comprehensive cancer treatment centers in the USA. It is both a degree providing academic institution and a cancer treatment and research center lies at the Texas Medical Center in Houston,US. MD Anderson Cancer Center is affiliated with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.
MD Anderson Cancer Center location :
Emergency department : Oncologic emergency center
Beds: 681 (as of 2018)
Website address : www.mdanderson.org
History of MD Anderson Cancer Center
The MD Anderson Cancer Center is named after Monroe Dunaway Anderson who is a banker and cotton trader from Jackson, Tennessee. He was a member of a cotton business partnership with his brother-in-law Will Clayton in jacson,tennessee. Their cotton company became the world largest cotton company. The Cotton company would lose a large amount of money to estate tax and be forced to dissolve. To avoid estate tax, Anderson created the MD Anderson Foundation with an initial sum of $300,000 US doller. In 1939 after Anderson’s death, the foundation received $19 million US doller.the Texas Legislature had appropriated $500,000 to build a cancer hospital and research center in 1971. Using surplus second world war Army barracks, the MD anderson hospital operated for ten years from a converted residence and 46 beds leased in a Houston, US, hospital before moving to its current location in 1954.
Source: MD anderson Wiki.
Service of MD Anderson
MD Anderson is primarily focused on research on cancer causes, cancer treatments, and cancer prevention, with the stated mission of “Making Cancer History.” In FY 2017, about 10,800 patients participated in therapeutic clinical research exploring novel treatments of cancer patients.
MD Anderson enjoys university status by providing fellowship, internship and residency program opportunities to Ph.D.s and medical professionals candidates. The institution offers master’s degrees for health professionals.
Recognition of MD Anderson cancer center:
MD anderson is number 1 ranking in cancer care by US news and world ranking 2020-21.
Presidents of MD Anderson :
MD Anderson has had five full-time Presidents:
1. R. Lee Clark, M.D. (1946–1978)
2. Charles LeMaistre, M.D. (1978–1996)
3. John Mendelsohn, M.D. (1996–2011)
4.Ronald DePinho, M.D. (2011–2017)
5.Peter WT Pisters, M.D. (2017–present president)
Locations of MD Anderson cancer center:
MD Anderson Cancer Center is located at the Texas Medical Center in Houston,US. The Texas Medical Center is the largest medical center in the world now.
MD Anderson Cancer Center Campus:
The MD Anderson campus is divided into
1. The North Campus,
2. The Mid Campus and
3. The South Campus.
MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital:
MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital is the paediatric/child unit of the MD Anderson Cancer Center in US. The hospital treats neounate,infants,children, teens, and also young adults even up to age Twenty nine(29) through their AYA cancer program. MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital is located on the ninth floor of the main building at the Texas Medical Center campus,Houston, USA.
Other locations of MD Anderson cancer center
MD Anderson operates several other locations within the Houston area. They include:
MD Anderson League City:
Md Anderson league city located in the University of Texas Medical Branch of League City campus. Specialties include in MD Anderson league city is breast cancer, gynaecologic cancer,colorectal cancer, dermatology, thoracic cancer,head and neck cancer,and skin cancer, endocrine cancer, genitourinary cancer, and neurologic cancer.
MD Anderson Sugar Land:
MD Anderson Sugar Land on the campus of St. Luke’s Sugar Land Hospital. In MD Anderson Sugar Land, Specialties include breast cancer,gynaecology and Obstetrics cancer,genital cancer,urinary cancer, colorectal cancer,skin cancer, endocrine cancer, thoracic cancer, neurologic cancer.
MD Anderson West Houston:
in MD Anderson West Houston,Specialties include breast cancer,gynaecology and Obstetrics cancer,genital cancer,urinary cancer, colorectal cancer,skin cancer, endocrine cancer, thoracic cancer,reanal system cancer, urology cancer,and neurologic cancer.