Madrid and Santa Cruz de Tenerife, December 30th 2010.- Grupo HOSPITEN and Cartera Industrial REA have acquired a majority stake in the share capital of the Oncology Centre MD Anderson International España, subsidiary of MD Anderson Cancer Center (Houston, U.S.A.) and global reference in cancer treatment.
The Oncology Centre MD Anderson International España is an excellent reference in Europe for cancer treatment, being a subsidiary of the prestigious "University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center", leader in the United States in cancer care according to "Best Hospitals", the renowned publication of U.S. News & World Report.
Located in Arturo Soria street, Madrid, the centre is currently equipped with modern facilities which include 87 hospital beds and more than 150 medical specialists, as well as state-of-the-art technological equipment. This infrastructure, together with the constant and close co-operation in research, diagnosis and treatment protocols with MD Anderson Cancer Center (Houston, U.S.A.), makes MD Anderson International Spain a leading oncology centre in Europe. This focus on research is channelled through the "Fundación MD Anderson International España ", a non-profit organisation whose goal is to achieve the cure for cancer through research and prevention, encouraging the training of students and specialists in all fields that may be related with the diagnosis and treatment of the disease.
HOSPITEN Group is an international health network committed to the provision of highest quality services, with more than 40 years of experience . It has fourteen private medical centres located throughout Spain, Dominican Republic, Mexico and Jamaica, and more than one hundred ambulatory centres under the Clinic Assist brand name., HOSPITEN treats more than 600,000 patients annually worldwide, having a staff of more than 3,000 people and a turnover of over 180 million euros in year 2009.