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33 monitors with latest technology for the departments of intensive care, surgery and bone marrow transplantation

At Hospital 57357, we are constantly engaged in development and up-grading, aiming to ensure best quality performance and maximize patients’ outcomes. As such, we provided the intensive care, surgery and bone marrow transplantation sections with 33 latest technology vital signs monitors. Eng. Doaa Yehia revealed that the purpose of upgrading is not just for acquiring […]

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Menna, the artist, one of 57357’s talents: “In 57357 I received care and treatment, took up painting and learned how to face and fight my illness with a smile”

My name is Mennat Allah Mostafa, I am from Aswan and live in Giza. I am one of 57357’s children. Cancer attacked twice my lymph nodes, and thanks be to God, I was treated, had bone marrow transplantation, and presently traversing the follow up stage. In 57357 we don’t just receive treatment, we learn how […]

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Mohammed, first brain tumor patient to undergo surgery with the help of latest version intraoperative neuro monitoring device

The device uses Electrophysiological methods such as EEG, EMG, and nerve evoked response during brain surgery to limit risk of damage to the nervous system and improve survival rates. At 57357, we are committed to the provision of the latest equipment and technologies that would enable us to improve survival rates and patients ’outcomes. As such, thanks to a charitable woman’s generous donation, we received the […]

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Marwan: in 57357 they don’t just provide treatment, they educate us on how to face our illness. I recovered and became a volunteer to help children just as the volunteers helped me.

My name is Marwan Ahmed, student in commerce high school. My chronological age is 15 years, but my experience in 57357 taught me much more than what anyone of my age is capable of learning. The Hospital professionals are not just treating us, they are supporting us and teaching us how to face problems and […]

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Alaa, 57357’s patient, celebrates the completion of chemotherapy treatment on the first day of Ramadan

Today, on the first day of Ramadan, Alaa had her last chemotherapy dose and started the follow-up phase of the treatment. Alaa is a nine year old girl from Menoufia who was admitted in 57357 in June 2016 and diagnosed with leukemia. She suffered from severe headaches and pain in her leg which made her […]

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Best wishes for the start of Ramadan from ECN, US

Ramadan is back again! As we look back at the past year, we feel grateful to ECN volunteers and supporters for their solidarity, insight, and unwavering support to the cause of the children with cancer in Egypt. Early on, they became aware of the necessity to rise up to the huge challenge facing Hospital 57357 […]

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Nada’s mother: 57357 was a lifeline for my daughter; just like everyone, we received best care and treatment

Nada: I am urging people to donate as the Hospital is a life savior for so many sick children Nada is a 14 year old cancer patient heroine from Damietta.  Cancer attacked the posterior chamber of her brain and its fourth ventricle, adjacent to the brain stem. She was admitted in August 2018 where she […]

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9 year old Malak survive Hodgkin cancer and wishes to become a doctor

We met Malak in the out-patient clinic where she was waiting to see pediatric oncology consultant,  Dr. Sonia Mahmoud, her treating physician. Malak caught our attention with her pretty laugh and cheerful attitude, inviting us to have a friendly conversation with her and her parents. Malak is a 9 year old outgoing girl, from Elmenya, […]

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Meet Ganna: a 57357’s hero who is fighting her illness with drawing and coloring

My name is Ganna, I am 13, cancer attacked me twice, I defeated it in the first time and, will defeat it again, god willing. I was 9 years old and in grade five when cancer hit me for the first time. Suddenly, I started suffering from severe headaches and a blurry vision. Doctors diagnosed […]

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Egypt Cancer Network, ECN in USA supports “Open Sesame” training program for developing skills in favor of outstanding performance of 57357’s workers

ECN-USA saves no effort to support 57357’s initiatives for improving healthcare quality through the sponsorship of educational and development programs targeting the enhancement of staff performance. As such, thanks to ECN’s contribution,

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Interview with ocular oncology consultant Dr. Abdallah Elhusseiny, head of 57357’s ophthalmology department:

In retinoblastoma cancer, awareness and early detection are key to quality survival We had the privilege of chatting with Prof. Dr. Abdallah Elhusseiny, ocular oncology consultant and head of ophthalmology department at Hospital 57357, who despite his busy schedule was keen to share with us his experience in 57357. We found in Dr. Elhusseiny a passionate and committed eye […]

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Affirming its continuous commitment to the application of highest quality standards:

Hospital 57357 receives the Joint Commission International, JCI’s quality accreditation for the second time In attendance of the JCI delegation, the Hospital’s CEO, management and a large crowd of employees, 57357 celebrated the first renewal of the JCI accreditation. JCI accredits hospitals around the world for the quality of medical services, safety measurements, infection control […]

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“Haia, you are stronger than cancer” a love message carried by students of Victory Collage, Alexandria to their colleague, one of 57357’s heroes

A delegation from Victory Collage, Alexandria, visited our children in 57357. The delegation included a group of the school students and a number of students’ parents. During the visit, the students carried love and compassion messages for their colleague Haia who is currently receiving treatment in the Hospital. Among the messages they carried when they […]

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On the occasion of international childhood cancer day:

Every year on February 15th world efforts gets united to raise childhood cancer awareness, support  children and their families battling cancer and  the importance  importance of offering up to date treatment to all diseased children in the world The International Childhood Cancer Day campaign is determined to decrease the gap  in survival rates of children in low […]

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On the occasion of world cancer day (Feb.4): At Hospital 57357, efforts are exerted to spread cancer awareness and disease prevention methods

The Union for International Cancer Control, UICC, marks the world cancer day to raise international awareness of cancer by spreading out protection and early detection methods. Cancer is considered one of the biggest health problems and one of the most important death causes internationally. 40% of cancer cases can be avoided by:- Offering safe unpolluted […]

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Imminent launch of 57357’s fully automated labs: Increased speed and accuracy of performance, increased walk-away time for research Increased potential to serve adult patients and be a source of revenue for the Hospital

All Hospital departments including the department of clinical pathology work in sync towards fulfilling the vision of the 57357 Institution, which is the achievement of a childhood free of cancer. As such, 57357’s laboratories have translated this commitment into the objective of increasing the accuracy and speed of their performance. For that purpose, they sought […]

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The churches’ youth along with religious men share in 57357’s Christmas and New Year celebrations

With the beginning of the new year and the Christmas celebrations, groups from Egypt’s churches were visiting our children, handing out nice gifts and spending time with them. At 57357, we have been lately welcoming visits from different churches that included a number of prominent religious Christian figures such as priest Makary Younan, pastor of […]

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For the 5 year old patient David, Karawan 57357’s clown is bringing the Christmas presents instead of Santa

Ayman Safwat, 57357’s photographer showed me a lovely picture he had taken of patient David together with Karawan, Hospital 57357’s famous clown. I was so captivated by the smile of the six year old boy that I asked Ayman to take me to the art workshop where he was spending some time after having received […]

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Rahma the 5 year old patient from Al Sharkia can resume dreaming to be a dentist

Rahma, a five year old girl from Al Sharkia Governorate, has overcome cancer and is starting the follow-up phase of the treatment thanks to quality care, both physical and psychological,l she receives at the hands of a vigilant and advanced team of professionals. Chatting with her father, he shared the story of his daughter’s ordeal: “Since […]

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The Children’s Cancer Hospital Foundation 57357 The executive committee of the board of trustees of the 57357 Foundation

The Children’s Cancer Hospital Foundation and the Hospital’s  staff and visitors received, with great satisfaction, the statement of the Ministry of Social Solidarity regarding what was raised by some media channels about serious violations contaminating the workflow of the Hospital and the Foundation and raising questions about the integrity of their management. The statement assured […]

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57357 was honored by “Pioneers of Arab Social Networking” in Dubai for its contribution to promoting interactive and effective communication through social media

In attendance and sponsorship of his highness sheikh Mohammed ben Rashid al Maktoum, vice president of United Arab Emirates, prime minister and Dubai governor, Dubai club for journalism organized its third session of “pioneers of Arab social networking” to honor those with positive influence in social media channels Hospital 57357 was selected to be honored, […]

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Regarding the final decision of the committee that was formed to audit the Children’s Cancer Hospital 57357

  At the start , the Ministry of Social Solidarity affirms its concern to guaranty the independence of civil society’s work and the freedom of its administrators in running operations and achieving their mission without intervention of the administrative authorities except within the limits allowed by the law and the constitution, in the pursuit of […]

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Latest developments at Hospital 57357’s radiotherapy department:

Concerning the imminent start of construction of the building which will house the proton therapy; we had to wait until the underground levels of the new out-patient facility are completed.  The Belgian company that produces the proton will take care of the construction of the building starting next February 2019. RTKL,  the U.S. based world renowned […]

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Nineteen year old patient, Walid Ragab: “We took a recommendation letter from the Ministry of health to the CEO of Hospital 57357 who said:

His name is Walid Ragab. He is originally from Beni Suef, a governorate located about 120 km south of Cairo on the west bank of the Nile River. I met him in the entrance hall of the Foundation one morning as I was arriving to work. Everybody seemed to know him and he was introduced to me by my […]

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In the genomics unit of Hospital 57357: Genetic analysis to decrypt the code of a bacteria that is resistant to antibiotics.

Genomics research is one of the most important type of research that carries a potential in cancer diagnosis and treatment. Within Hospital 57357’s pursuit to engage in the latest research fields and adopt the most recent treatment methods, the genomics research unit is involved in a number of research studies using the latest genomics scanning […]

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