FAQ


FAQ-living

Can I get an invitation letter from your hospital for visa application?
Yes, once you decided to come to our hospital, Lu Daopei Hospital will prepare an invitation letter for you. 

A list of Chinese missions abroad can be found at: 
http://www.fmprc.gpv.cn/eng/wjb/zwjg/default.htm

Which is the nearest airport to your hospital? Could you arrange the airport pick-up?
Beijing Capital Airport is the nearest airport to our hospital. The airport is approximately 40 minutes away from any one of our hospital campus by driving. Our English-speaking staff will wait for you at the exit and holding board with your name. Please let us know your special needs, like wheelchair or a stretcher.

What things do I need to bring from home? What things will the hospital provide to us?
During most of your time in the hospital you will wear your own clothes, pajama and shoes. You can bring (or buy locally) clothing and shoes. You also need to bring your own sanitary items and hygiene items, such as toothbrush, toothpaste and comb etc. We don’t provide hair dryer, so if you need one, please bring it with you (220V). You may need a change-over plug to change your electronics voltage to 220V.

Please tell me more about the inpatient rooms? What things will the hospital provide us?
Your room is a private, modern and functional hospital room. There is a private bathroom with shower facilities in the room. Our standard rooms contain one patient bed and one attending bed, an LCD television, a small microwave, a water dispenser, and a small fridge. 

Here are pictures of our environment.

Does your hospital have Wi-Fi in patient room?

We have free Wi-Fi service for patients and their family members. 

Where are you located?
Lu Daopei hospital has two campuses. One of the campuses is in Beijing Yizhuang Economic-Technological Development area, the other one is in Yanjiao Economic-Technological Development area, Hebei province. 

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How can I communicate with my Chinese doctors, nurses and therapists?
Lu Daopei Hospital recognizes that the communication between the medical team and the patients has a significant effect on patient care. Therefore, we provide free English language assistance for the patients whose preferred language is not Chinese-Mandarin, as well as other languages upon special request. Subject to availability. Our service Hour is 8:00a.m to 4:30p.m. 

During out-of-service hours, on-call interpreters are available for emergencies.

Some of our doctors, nurses and therapists are bilingual as well. 

Where does the family members can stay?    The hospital has any facility where we can book a room? 
One of the patients accompanies can stay in the inpatient room over night. Our international center staff can help other accompanies book hotels near our hospital before your landing. The cost is about CNY 300 per night. If you are BMT patient, your treatment period is longer and requirement of diet is stricter, so we suggest you rent an apartment near the hospital. The accompanies can cook for the patient every day. Almost all apartments in China are furnished. The monthly rental ranges from RMB 2500 - 6000 for 2-3 bedrooms apartment. Usually 6 months advance is required. 


FAQ-treatment

What is a Blood and Bone Marrow Transplant?
Blood and bone marrow transplantation is a special therapy for patients with certain cancers or other marrow diseases. A blood and bone marrow transplant involve taking cells that are normally found in the bone marrow, processing those cells, and giving them back either to the patient or to another person. The goal of blood and bone marrow transplantation is to transfuse healthy bone marrow cells into a person after their own unhealthy bone marrow has been eliminated. 

Blood and bone marrow transplantation has been used successfully to treat diseases such as leukemias, lymphomas, aplastic anemia, immune deficiency disorders, and some solid tumor cancers since 1968.

What patients may benefit from blood and bone marrow transplant?
The following diseases are the ones that most commonly benefit from blood and bone marrow transplant:
• Leukemias
• Severe aplastic anemia
• Lymphomas
• Multiple myeloma
• Immune deficiency disorders

How many types of BMT does your hospital have?

Lu Daopei hospital has autologous transplant, allogeneic transplant, HLA matched unrelated transplant, haploidentical transplant, cord blood transplant and syngeneic transplant.


How many cases of BMT your hospital been done?
Lu Daopei hospital is one of the best hematology and BMT hospital in China. We have 490 beds and 51 air laminar flow rooms (for BMT).

Since 2003 to 2017, we have totally done 4297 cases of BMT, including 2587 cases haploidentical (haplo-) transplantation, 815 cases of unrelated donor (URD) transplantation. We performed more than 500 BMT cases every year. Our BMT department performs 1/10 of the total transplant cases in China every year.

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What is your successful rate of BMT?
We have the best outcomes in blood and marrow transplant especially for haploidentical and unrelated matched donor BMT in the world. Moreover haplo-BMT in our hospital can achieve comparable outcomes with HLA-identical sibling transplantation.

Our disease-free survival(DFS)rate of BMT are about 80% at the first complete remission (CR1),60%-70% at CR2, 40% at CR3/NR respectively.

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How long should we stay in your hospital for BMT?
It approximately takes about 3-6months for allogeneic blood and marrow transplant. The period of autologous blood and marrow transplant is much shorter. It approximately takes about 1-3 months. 

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What is a CAR-T therapy?
The chimeric antigen receptor T (CAR-T) cell therapy is a new treatment for a variety of cancers. The idea is to take out the T-cells from the patient, and genetically engineer the cells to make them express a chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) recognizing a specific tumor-associated antigen (TAAs). As a result, the CAR-expressing T cells, when reintroduced into the patient's body, will target and eliminate the TAA-expressing tumor cells.


What patients are benefitting from CAR-T?
The CAR-T clinical trial in Lu Daopei Hospital is for patients with B-cell acute lymphocytic leukemia(B-ALL), B-cell lymphoma and multiple myeloma, who developed refractory or relapsed disease from chemotherapy.


How many cases of CAR-T your hospital have been done? 
Since 2015, we have completed about 300 CAR-T clinical trials for refractory relapsed B-ALL, B-cell lymphoma and multiple myeloma with excellent results. 

We summarized and published the first 51 cases in the Journal of Leukemia in 2017. 

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What is your successful rate of CAR-T?
The overall complete remission rate has been more than 90%.

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How long should we stay in your hospital for CAR-T?
It approximately takes about 6-8 weeks for CAR-T clinical trial.

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What is the benefit of receiving bone marrow transplantation (BMT) after CAR-T therapy?
Although the complete remission (CR) rate of CAR-T treatment is high, the risk of relapse still present. Studies have been shown that bridging BMT after CAR-T for B-ALL could further increase the potential cure rate.

What is the process for patients to seek medical advice?
Lu Daopei Hospital International Center would like to provide streamlined access and individual support for our international patients. Our staff will be there to assist all patients during all phases of his / her care:

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Can you give us any statistical information?
Yes, please see the treatment data of Lu Daopei hospital.

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