ECN News

ECN’s Chicago Chapter 1st Fundraiser kicks off successfully to secure quality care for more Egyptian children with cancer through 57357’s capacity expansion

  Egypt Cancer Network 57357 & AFNCI (ECN)’s Chicago Chapter organized their first fundraiser, a gala event on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago.  Prior to the event , Egypt’s  Consul General, Magued Refaat and his wife  hosted a dinner  attended by 50 prominent Arab-Americans from the Chicago and neighboring […]

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A thank you call to a donor leads the way to knowledge exchange and research prospects

During a call to a donor living in the U.S to thank him for his donation to the Hospital through Egypt Cancer Network’s website, we found out that he is an Egyptian American Professor of Hematopathology  at Texas Children’s Hospital  and that he was presently on a short visit to Egypt . Hematopathology being an […]

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South Korean Music Troupe “Beautiful Mind” Performs for the Children of Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357

Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 (CCHE), ECN’s major partner in Egypt, welcomed the South Korean band “Beautiful Mind” to the hospital campus in late January of 2013. The band, which goes by the slogan “If you want to give, don’t wait for anything in return”, was initially invited to perform at the Cairo Opera House […]

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Jonathan Bailey’s Dedication to Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357

Jonathan Bailey, the man behind the design and construction of Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 (CCHE), sat down with Egypt Cancer Network 57357 (ECN) to discuss his dedication to the cause of creating state of the art medical infrastructure on an international scale. Mr. Bailey began his relationship with the individuals who formed CCHE in […]

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Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 (CCHE) Hosts Major Blood Drive

In early January, ECN’s major partner in Egypt, Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 (CCHE), hosted an emergency blood drive after facing a major shortage in blood sacks and platelets. CCHE does maintain a database of regular blood donors, but the consistency of donations has been plagued by the political instability that Egypt is witnessing, as […]

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CCHE Researcher Ms. Ranin Magdi Donates $2,500 of “Scholars of Change” Winnings to ECN

Ms. Ranin Magdi, a researcher at Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 (CCHE) has won a $10,000 prize for best presentation through Walden University’s “Scholars of Change” video contest on Facebook. Ms. Magdi joined the CCHE research department team just under three years ago and has been taking online courses through Walden University to put towards […]

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Dr. Rasha Morsi Shares Story of Daughter Myrna’s Valiant Fight Against ITP, Inspiration Behind Naming Opportunity and BloodFeud Game

ECN had the privilege of sitting down with Dr. Rasha Morsi, an associate professor at the Center for Gaming Simulation at Norfolk State University in Norfolk, Virginia. She had originally contacted ECN in an attempt to pursue a naming opportunity at Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 (CCHE). As we learned more about her background and […]

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Razan’s Journey of Success and Recovery

A young patient at CCHE named Razan traveled to Egypt from Saudi Arabia with her mother last year. At just the tender age of 12, Razan was diagnosed with non-Hodgekin Lymphoma (NHL) two years ago. Her voyage to Egypt, her parents homeland, was determined by the reputation of Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 (CCHE) as […]

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In Memory of Beloved Board Member Ms. Ola Ghabour

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved board member, Ms. Ola Ghabour, after a short and valiant battle with cancer. Ms. Ghabour led a very successful life. She was a co-founder Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 in Cairo as well as Egypt Cancer Network in the U.S. As a […]

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Saudi Charity “Ahyaha” and Dr. Sultan Bahebry Visit CCHE, Seeking to Establish a Children’s Cancer Hospital in Madinah City, Saudi Arabia

Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 (CCHE) is well-known in Egypt and amongst its neighbors for its many pioneering initiatives and achievements. Amidst these achievements has been assisting a Sudanese charity in establishing a hospital in Sudan using CCHE’s model. In light of this, CCHE recently welcomed the former CEO of the King Faisal Hospital in […]

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Bob Bradley, Egypt’s National Soccer Team Coach, Pays Visit to CCHE 57357 As Part of Holiday Tradition

Mr. Bob Bradley, the head coach for Egypt’s National Soccer Team, paid a visit to Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 (CCHE)with his wife, Lindsay. While there he commented on how CCHE was reminiscent of pediatric centers in the United States, attributing this sentiment to the “warm… caring environment” and the “special, spirited and cooperative” staff. […]

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Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 (CCHE) Hosts Terry Fox Marathon at American University in Cairo on November 17th, 2012

For the third consecutive year, ECN’s major partner, Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 (CCHE), under the auspices of the Canadian Embassy in Egypt, has organized a fundraising marathon to promote cancer research in the name of Terry Fox, a Canadian athlete who fought cancer. The Terry Fox Marathon, which took place on the American University […]

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Call for Support for Naming Opportunities through ECN at Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 and the National Cancer Institute

Please support the naming opportunity program that Egypt Cancer Network 57357 shares with its partners, Association of Friends of the National Cancer Institute (AFNCI) and Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 (CCHE). The Naming Opportunity program is specially crafted to commemorate your loved ones while simultaneously providing the framework from which CCHE and the National Cancer […]

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ECN Interviews Dr. Akram Safadi, CEO of NetOne International About NetOne Program Donations to ECN

Egypt Cancer Network recently caught up with Dr. Akram Safadi, the CEO of NetOne International. NetOne International, a telecom company that provides international calling services to the US, Canada and Australia, began hosting a campaign for ECN and 57357 during Ramadan 2012. NetOne belongs to a multi-business group that started in Orlando 25 years ago […]

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Happy Hijri New Year 1434 from Egypt Cancer Network 57357

Wishing you, your families and loved ones a very happy Hijri New Year and best wishes for 1434. May everyone be blessed this coming year.

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ECN Sponsors CCHE Staff to Attend CERNER Health Conference and Visit St. Judes

ECN sponsored two of Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357’s (CCHE) staff, Operations Director Eng. Ayman Ibrahim and Pediatric Oncology Registrar Dr. Claudia Mousa, and to attend the Cerner Health Conference in Kansas City, Missouri from October 7-10, 2012. They then went on to visit St. Judes in Memphis, Tennessee as the second component of their […]

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Beloved Soldier, Journalist and Countryman Ibrahim Higazy Visits Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357

Mr. Ibrahim Higazy, a renowned sports presenter and journalist, was welcomed by Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 (CCHE) in the third week of October 2012 and spent his time encouraging the patients. In doing so he referenced his history as a soldier in the Egyptian army in the 1970s, during which he served Egypt in […]

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PIMCO CEO Dr. Mohamed El-Erian Voices Support for Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 at ECN Iftar in Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Mohamed A. El-Erian, CEO of PIMCO, a major global investment company, attended the Egypt Cancer Network 57357 (ECN) iftar in Los Angeles along with his wife and daughter. They were inspired by the work that is being done by ECN in support of Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 (CCHE). Because of its effectiveness in […]

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Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 Trains Two Ethiopian Pharmacists in Clinical Pharmacy

ECN’s major partner, Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 (CCHE) committed to hosting Meti Ayele and Yohannes Alemayehu, both prominent pharmacists based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for a month-long training series pertaining to chemotherapy preparation. Both pharmacists were recommended to CCHE by the International Society of Oncology Pharmacy, noting the prime location of CCHE as well […]

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Sagdah’s Story

At this time five years ago, in October 2005, a 40-day old baby named Sagdah was admitted to the patient care ward at CCHE 57357. At the tender age of just 25 days, Sagdah and her mother left their native country of Libya on a harrowing journey to Egypt. What they sought was a cure […]

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ECN Declared Winner in 2012 Chase Community Giving Awards

Through the help of Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 (CCHE) and tens of thousands of Egyptian fans and supporters, Egypt Cancer Network 57357 (ECN) was declared the winner of the 2012 Chase Community Giving Program. With nearly 90,000 votes, ECN surpassed the other contenders by far, with a 30,000 vote gap between ECN’s number of […]

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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Children’s Hospital Boston and Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 Host International Fellowship Signing Ceremony in Boston

For Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Blog on this Partnership, click here. Representatives from Children’s Hospital Boston (BCH), Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) and Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 (CCHE) met last Friday, September 21st, at the Signing Ceremony for the Dana-Farber/Children’s Hospital Cancer Center and Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357’s Pediatric Oncology Fellowship. The ceremony was attended […]

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Press Release Regarding Upcoming International Fellowship Signing Ceremony, Due to Take Place September 21st, 2012

Dana-Farber/Children’s Hospital Cancer Center to partner with Egypt Cancer Network and Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt Creating Egypt-based fellowship training program for physicians from Egypt, the Middle East and North Africa Region BOSTON – Dana-Farber/Children’s Hospital Cancer Center is announcing a partnership with the Egypt Cancer Network and Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt in an effort to […]

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ECN Chosen as Songs4Children’s “Cause”

ECN recently had the pleasure of speaking with Mr. Robert Watson, one of the three co-founders of the charitable organization Songs4Children.The organization, based in Palo Alto, CA, held a unique fundraiser for ECN during this past Ramadan entitled “Hope Sings”. Songs4Children has since made ECN its’ primary fundraising cause. Songs4Children was begun in the name […]

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ECN’s Achievements

As Ramadan draws to a close, ECN wanted to highlight the numerous accomplishments that we have accumulated over the past year. These include our sponsorship of an emergency supply of leukemia medication, the architectural design and expansion of CCHE 57357, feasibility studies for new endeavors, Egyptian medical researchers in seeking higher education opportunities to build […]

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