Overview Yuan’s General Hospital is a 625-bed teaching medical institute located in the heart of Kaohsiung City. Yuan is recognized by Taiwan’s government as a highest level Regional Hospital where nearly 195 physicians and surgeons provide medical services to 650,000 patients annually.
Trusted in Taiwan for over 70 years From its origin as a clinic founded in 1946, Yuan’s General Hospital has grown into one of the most respected comprehensive medical centers in Taiwan. Renowned for delivering expert medical care with state of the art technology, the hospital services it’s patients with a compassionate human touch.
Leading technology Yuan General Hospital was a pioneer in bringing the latest medical technologies to Taiwan, and a leading in developing preventive health education and community outreach programs.
Cancer Treatment – The division’s mission is to establish a regional network of cancer treatment to provide high quality of medical interventions and advanced services to patients in southern Taiwan. In order to achieve this goal, their hospital established a Radiation Oncology Center. It was outfitted with the state-of-the-art radiation therapy technology, including two linear accelerators with three photon and five electron energy levels, image-guided intensity modulated radiation tomotherapy, CT simulator with PET-CT and MRI image fusion software, 3-D inverted treatment planning system, remote after-loading brachytherapy system, and brain and extracranial stereotactic radiosurgery system, among others.
Clinical studies have shown that radiation therapy is effective in treating cancers of the nasopharynx, cervix, prostate, and is an important adjunct to surgery, chemotherapy and tumor embolization for treating tumors of the head and neck, breast, liver, lung and brain. Effecting local tumor control and extending the cancer patients’ time of survival are the major goals for their radiation oncologists.