BEIJING, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Concord Medical Services Holdings Limited (the "Company" or "Concord Medical") (NYSE: CCM), operator of the largest network of radiotherapy and diagnostic imaging centers in China, today announced that it hosted the Twelfth Annual CCM Academic Conference in Beijing on December 3 and 4, 2011.
During the conference, doctors and researchers shared their clinical and academic experience in several subdivisions of radiotherapy and diagnostic imaging. More than 300 medical experts participated in the conference, including representatives from the Chinese Society of Radiation Oncology, the Chinese Society of Nuclear Medicine, and distinguished radiation oncologists from overseas. Doctors and oncologists from each of Concord Medical's centers also participated in the conference.
Each year, the event is one of the largest oncology academic events held in China. The 2011 conference was the largest in Concord Medical's history, measured by both the number of participants and number of academic papers presented.
Professor Yexun Li, of the China Oncology Hospital and China Academy of Medical Sciences, who is also the President of the Chinese Society of Radiation Oncology, said, "The annual CCM Academic Conference has become the highlight event for the radiation oncology field in China, and is greatly helping to pave the way for the profession's further development. Our academic community has been very fortunate to collaborate with and receive support from Concord Medical Services."
"Humanity is the foundation. Academic excellence is our pursuit," added Dr. Jianyu Yang, Chairman of the Board and CEO of the Company. "The annual Concord Medical conference provides both a platform to share clinical practice and academic research and a bridge to enhance collaboration within our own network and with radiation
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