In 1986, breast division was founded by Prof. Wu Zhengyan, who studied from famous breast specialist Prof. Bernard Fisher in University of Pittsburgh, USA. After decades of efforts, it is now the largest breast cancer center in Jiangsu Province with high reputation. Every year, more than 1000 breast cancer surgeries are performed. Breast division has 3 wards (108 beds) for surgery, and 1 daytime ward (18 beds) for chemotherapy. The director of breast division is Prof. Liu Xiaoan. The division currently employs 19 doctors, among which 10 are chief surgeons, 5 have associate chief surgeon titles. 3 are doctoral supervisors and 10 are master tutors.
Dr. Tang Jinhai, MD, professor, chief surgeon, doctoral tutor. He is the director of Jiangsu Province Anti-cancer Association, vice president of China Hospital Association, vice president of Jiangsu Provincial Medical Association, vice chairman of Chinese Medical Association Breast Disease Training Committee, Standing Committee of China Anti-Cancer Association Breast Professional Committee, Standing Committee member of China Anti-Cancer Association, Chairman of Breast Cancer Professional Committee in Jiangsu Provincial Association of anti-cancer, Executive Committee of Chinese Society of Clinical Oncology (CSCO), chairman of Oncology Society of Jiangsu Medical Association. The main research directions are the diagnosis of breast cancer, surgical treatment, breast cancer prognosis-related molecular markers screening and mechanism research. In recent years, he presided over 1 national "863" project as well as National Natural Science Foundation of China and Jiangsu Provincial Natural Science Foundation. He won 1 first prize of scientific and technological progress, 1 second prize and 1 3 rd prize of scientific and technological progress of Jiangsu Province. He is the Editor of <<comprehensive treatment of breast cancer>>, <<standardized diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer manual>> and other works. In the past 5 years, he published more than 70 papers with the first author or corresponding author, won 27 national patents. He was awarded the title of "Outstanding Young and Middle-aged Specialist" by the Jiangsu Provincial Government and enjoyed the special allowance of the State Council as the training object for the second level of "333" High-level Talents Cultivation Project.
Dr. Wang Shui, MD, professor, chief surgeon, doctoral tutor. He is expert on breast cancer diagnosis and treatment by the Ministry of Health, and serves as the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Health and National Natural Science Foundation review experts. He is also the first medical talented person in Jiangsu Province and a 333-level high-level talent. He has many academic titles, such as the committee member of Chinese Medical Association Surgeons Branch of Endocrine and Mammary Surgery, Chinese Medical Association of Oncology Breast Cancer Professional Committee. Meanwhile, he is the standing committee of the Chinese Medical Association Breast Cancer Professional Committee, the vice president of Jiangsu Province Association of Western Medicine, as well as the vice president and chief of surgery branch Members. In the past 5 years, he has presided over 9 national and provincial research projects, including the "Eleventh Five-year" national science and technology support program, the National Natural Science Foundation of China and the Jiangsu Province six key talent projects. More than 50 SCI papers were published with the first author or correspondent. He is chief editor of 3 medical books, won 1 award of national teaching achievement award, 1 award of Ministry of Education Science and Technology Achievement, 1 second and 2 third prize of Jiangsu Province Science and Technology Progress.
Dr. Ding Qiang, MD, professor, chief surgeon, doctoral tutor. He is the vice chairman committee of Chinese Medical Association Youth Science Branch, as well as Jiangsu provincial hospital human resources management professional committee. He is the standing committee member of Jiangsu Province Youth Federation Standing Committee. He is also committee member of many academic associations, such as Chinese Medical Association Youth Science Branch, China Maternal and Child Health Association Breast Health Professional Committee, expert committee on breast cancer prevention expert committee of China women and children's health association, Jiangsu Provincial Association of the first breast cancer professional committee, Nanjing Hospital Association Hospital Talent and Performance Professional Committee. In scientific research, he is engaged in the research of breast cancer mechanism and sentinel lymph node biopsy technique. More than 20 SCI articles were published as corresponding author and first author, including journals of British Journal of Cancer，Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research，Oncotarget, BMC Cancer, Breast Cancer Res Treat and so on. He is in charge of 2 National Natural Science Funds of China and 15 provincial-level projects, including medical key talent, 333 high-level personnel training project.
Breast division has modern equipment, such as gamma detector, mammography, core needle biopsy equipment, mammatome and microwave therapy instrument. As a result, the precise treatment for individual patients can be carried out. In addition, the skill of joint sentinel lymph node detection is matured, vigorous resection of the calcification lesions under the guidance of stereotactic localization, preoperative core needle biopsy, minimally surgery for fibroadenoma or microwave ablation of breast disease.
Medical Conditions Treated in Breast Division Include:
Male breast hyperplasia
In May 1980, the Chinese and German governments signed the agreement on health cooperation. Since then, the governments of both sides have fully supported the cooperation and exchange between the medical institutions in China and Germany. With the support and assistance of the German Ministry of Health, breast division had established friendly relations with Essen University Hospital since 2010. Essen University Hospital regular arrange German experts to carry out exchange activities, and doctors in breast division also go to visit Essen University Hospital.
Besides, in order to promote the development of skills, breast division regularly arrange the doctors to attend different international conference, such as San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, St Gallen breast cancer consensus, St. Gallen Consensus Conference, and so on.