To bring the Chinese medicine to the world and benefit global cancer patients, on the morning of November 4, the "Belt and Road" training and exchange meeting of the CACA guideline training base, which was hosted by Widya Mandala Catholic University and co-sponsored by St. Stamford Modern Cancer Hospital Guangzhou, Indonesian Traditional Health Committee and Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, was successfully held in the 4th floor of the hospital's Multidisciplinary Teleconsultation Center.
The event was conducted in the form of an online webcast, hosted and fully translated by Hong Weihao, Vice Chairman of the Indonesian Traditional Health Committee, online and offline attracted Hundreds of thousands of domestic and international live viewers, the participating guests included people from Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia, Indonesian Traditional Council, our hospital's office in Jakarta, Indonesia, Anti-Cancer Warriors, online patients, and our hospital's MDT of specialists.
Prof. Lin Lizhu visited St. Stamford Modern Cancer Hospital Guangzhou
National Chinese Medical Science Master, Prof. Lin Lizhu, former vice president of Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine First Affiliated Hospital, the most beautiful doctor of Chinese medicine, academic leader of clinical subjects of combine TCM and western medicine of key disciplinary areas of study in Guangdong Province, as the invited expert of this training exchange, educated Indonesian medical experts and patients on the theory of Chinese medicine in the treatment of lung cancer-related adverse effects. Her authoritative viewpoints and detailed analyses received great attention and many questions from the participants.
Prof. Lin's Authoritative Lecture Gains High Attention from the Indonesian Medical Community
At 9:30 a.m., Prof. Lin Lizhu arrived at Modern Cancer Hospital Guangzhou, accompanied by leaders of the hospital, including Lin Zhicheng, President of Boai Medical Group, Lin Daoxuan, Chief Medical Officer, Jin Nongyi, Chief Administrative Officer, and Lin Xinwei, Chief Executive Officer of Modern Cancer Hospital Guangzhou, and other leaders of the hospital, and visited the hospital's environment and facilities. Prof. Lin fully affirmed the achievements of the hospital in the construction of the "Belt and Road" tumor base of the China Anti-Cancer Association and encouraged the hospital to continue exploring and spreading the combination of Chinese and Western medicines and anti-cancer treatments to more countries for the international patients.
Prof. Lin Lizhu visited our hospital environment, facilities and wards, etc.
Afterward, guests came online early to listen to this rare academic lecture on the theme of "Chinese Medicine Research on Adverse Reactions Associated with Lung Cancer Treatment". During the lecture, Prof. Lin Lizhu talked about the role of Chinese medicine in lung cancer treatment, especially in alleviating the toxic side effects of radiotherapy, which has shown remarkable efficacy.
She mentioned that lung cancer is still the leading cause of death from cancer in the world, in the treatment of lung cancer, although chemotherapy, radiotherapy, targeted therapy, and immunotherapy are effective, the adverse effects brought to the patients cannot be ignored. Such as nausea and vomiting, bone marrow suppression, diarrhea, skin rash, cancer-related fatigue, and other side effects during the treatment process, which affect the patient's quality of life and even start to resist the treatment. Therefore, the advantages of Chinese medicine come to the fore. China has established a set of theoretical systems of Chinese medicine and therapeutic methods to deal with the adverse effects of tumor treatment, which can help patients complete the treatment smoothly.
Prof. Lin Lizhu communicated with Indonesian medical experts via live online streaming.
In response to the specific problems in the clinical practice of combining Chinese and Western medicine in the treatment of tumors, Indonesian medical experts asked Prof. Lin questions enthusiastically and received her authoritative and patient answers. They said that they had benefited a lot from this lecture and praised the positive role of Chinese medicine in the process of cancer treatment and that they would use the combination of Chinese and Western medicine in clinical diagnosis in the future so that more patients could be benefited.
Professor Song Shijun of our hospital conducted anti-cancer popularization and patient Q&A.
To implement the "Belt and Road" oncology integrative medicine grassroots cancer prevention and anticancer science popularization and education work, Prof. Song Shijun, the chief expert of Modern Cancer Hospital Guangzhou, then gave an academic lecture with the theme of "prevention and treatment of gastric cancer", in which he introduced in detail the pathological features, clinical manifestations, staging, diagnosis and treatment modes of gastric cancer. He introduced in detail the pathological features, clinical manifestations, staging, diagnosis, and treatment of gastric cancer. It is worth mentioning that he explained the latest CACA guideline on the treatment standard for radical gastric cancer and postoperative adjuvant chemotherapy, which is valuable for the Indonesian medical community.
Prof. Song Shijun gave a live lecture and answered questions from patients
During the event, Indonesian patients who waited for a long time actively asked questions to Prof. Song Shijun online about cancer treatment, and Prof. Song patiently answered their questions and encouraged the patients to build up confidence and courage to fight against cancer and to adopt scientific and reasonable treatments to be able to regain their health as soon as possible.
Simultaneous Live Broadcast By Many Media In Indonesia And Guangzhou, Demonstrating The Hospital's International Demeanor
The training event was simulcast live in Indonesian media and several media in Guangzhou, those who are concerned about cancer treatment at home and abroad can learn about the latest research and progress of Chinese medicine in cancer treatment. Prof. Lin Lizhu said, "As a treasure of the Chinese nation, Chinese medicine has unique advantages in cancer treatment. We hope that through this lecture, more people will understand and recognize the value and potential of TCM in lung cancer treatment."
Prof. Lin Lizhu holding the certificate and taking a group photo with the leaders of our hospital.
Prof. Lin Lizhu inscribed a message for our hospital
The successful organization of this training and exchange meeting not only taught Indonesian medical experts the latest knowledge in cancer treatment but also promoted the spread and promotion of the concept of combining Chinese and Western medicine to fight cancer worldwide. In the future, Modern Cancer Hospital Guangzhou will continue to work closely with domestic and foreign tumor experts and scholars to bring more scientific and efficient Chinese and Western medicine combined treatment solutions to overseas patients, so that Chinese medicine can bring to the world for the benefit of mankind!
*Surgery, in addition to the appropriate chemotherapy and radiotherapy, are effective in treating early cancer, but certain patients in late stage of cancer may not be tolerate surgery well as they can be relatively weak. A combination of carefully planned minimally invasive therapy, chemotherapy or radiotherapy can effectively reduce the side effects and discomfort of treatment and may help patient get better efficacy.