ECN News

On the Occasion of his 18th memorial: El Sheikh El Sha’rawy …….One of the first benefactors of Hospital 57357

His monthly donation and those of a number of his friends were the seed money that developed into the establishment of 57357. This donation or Sadaka to 57357 is kept on-going even after his passing. The Eminent Sheikh will never be forgotten. His picture is forever engraved in our hearts. “If you come across a […]

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Launch of the first 57357 pediatric oncology residency program

13 new recruits start their orientation within a carefully tailored training program around 57357’s values and culture It was about time to have our own 57357 pediatric oncology residency program. Armed with our polished experience in the 57357 training academy based joint 57357/ Dana Farber Boston Children’s fellowship program, a team headed by Dr. Emad […]

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For Our Children … For Our Country

At 57357, we started Working on a New Dream to Make it Come True New Expansions to Receive More Children and Help them Beat Cancer We are pleased to announce that we have signed the Agreement of the Implementation of the First Phase of the Expansion and Development of the Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 […]

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The Story of Farah: Cancer Survivor, Fighter and Future Media Specialist

I met Farah in the lobby of the Hospital. A frail little adolescent girl who seems to be a fan of matching the color of her clothes to that of her costume jewelry. Farah is a very mature, assertive, humorous, and determined young girl who is accurate and precise when detailing her experience with cancer. […]

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ECN at VCU: College Students set out to support Hospital 57357’s children with Cancer in Egypt

Over the past year, ECN at Virginia Commonwealth University has set out on a mission to help support the children in the 57357 Children’s Cancer Hospital of Cairo. ECN at VCU is a non-profit student organization that has worked closely with ECN USA to help involve college students in the worldwide fight against cancer. Although […]

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A new Egypt Cancer Network U.S. Chapter is born in San Francisco, California Promising support from the Bay area to Hospital 57357’s new capacity expansion project

This year, Ramadan is bringing along the birth of a new chapter in the Bay area, new expectations, and bigger challenges for ECN in the U.S. On May 8th, 2016, the nascent ECN San Francisco chapter held its first fundraising dinner with over 150 attendees, members of the Egyptian community in the Bay Area, Northern […]

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On the visit of the special Assistant to the Mayor of Houston, Matthew Shailer, to 57357:

I have been to many hospitals around the world and this is one of the best experiences I have had Yesterday we received the visit of the special assistant to the mayor of Houston, Texas, U.S, Mr. Matthew Shailer. Few years back, Shailer had attended a fundraiser in favor of Hospital 57357 organized by Egypt […]

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Mina Atef, a patriotic Egyptian who holds Egypt in his heart

Egyptian who works in The Emirates. Mina left his heart in Egypt; that is why he is always present in any Egypt-related event to offer moral and material support. For instance, the charitable and kind-hearted Mina never fails to stand by the Hospital and its children with cancer. On the occasion of the Al Ahly […]

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Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Stefane Dion’s message from 57357’s chemotherapy room

Children are the same everywhere, they want to laugh, play, and dream of a bright future. To safeguard our children’s basic rights, our duty as citizens of the world is to support each other and those who take care of them with care and love as in Hospital 57357 ‘Touching’ and ‘compassionate’; these are the […]

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Construction of 57357’s expansion project, the Health Sciences Campus, is finally launched!

Arabian Construction Co. as Contractor, and Shaker Consultancy group as local consultant prepare for site mobilization of the administrative and outpatient buildings   Both Contractor and local Consultant were part of the dream Team that built Hospital 57357 At last, the incredible dream of increasing the capacity and programs of Hospital 57357 and turning it […]

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Samsung Electronics Egypt visit Hospital 57357’s children

Up-coming support from the company to 57357 in the areas of research and expansion projects Hospital 57357 welcomed a Samsung Electronics Egypt delegation headed by Eng. Sherif Barakat, VP of the company, and Ms Ragia Samir, Head of marketing. They were received by the Hospital CEO who accompanied them on their tour of the premises. […]

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In pursuit of maximizing our leukemia patients’ outcomes and thanks to constant donors’ Support

The Hospital Lab receives a donation of the latest  technology flow cytometry equipment, one of the tools of identifying Minimum Residual Disease. The new 10 color technology secures maximum precision and accuracy in identifying residual cancer cells and as well it detects all the different kinds of modifications of these cancer cells.   Minimal residual disease (MRD) is the […]

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Rodayna, saved thanks to God’s protection and 57357’s rapid intervention

Overwhelmed with gratitude, Rodayna’s mom delivers a personal testimonial in favor of the Hospital Watch Rodayna in the art therapy room painting her life with colors of joy Rodayna is a beautiful three and a half year old girl, the youngest of 4 siblings whose father is an employee and her mother a housewife. Her ordeal […]

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Time and again, Egyptians join their efforts for the benefit of cancer patients

Amna Taher, a true patriotic Egyptian Lady donates a property to 57357 to house a hospice care The Association of Friends of the National Cancer-free Initiative (AFNCI) supports the setup of the Hospice care facility Hospital 57357 takes care of the training of the palliative care nursing team The generous Mrs. Amna Taher signed a […]

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Training in radio- nuclear pharmacy specialty is being established

In 57357 and for the first time in Egypt and in the Arab world: Training in radio- nuclear pharmacy specialty is being established Nuclear pharmacy was first established as a pharmacy specialty in the developed world in 1978. Nuclear Pharmacy entails the preparation of radioactive materials that will be used to diagnose and treat specific […]

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Tarek, a 57357 Tanta branch patient whose smile and high spirits are performing miracles

The first time I laid eyes on him was during the cartoon characters festival Hospital 57357 Cairo had organized for the children a week ago. You cannot but be charmed by his beautiful laughter. He carries a smile that lightens up his face and instills hope in anyone who reaches out to him. Tarek is […]

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Training in radio- nuclear pharmacy specialty is being established

In 57357 and for the first time in Egypt and in the Arab world: Training in radio- nuclear pharmacy specialty is being established Nuclear pharmacy was first established as a pharmacy specialty in the developed world in 1978. Nuclear Pharmacy entails the preparation of radioactive materials that will be used to diagnose and treat specific […]

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The Canadian Philopateer Christian College visit to 57357

High school students came to lift up the children’s spirits…….They left hopeful and encouraged On Sunday, March 13th, 2016, the CCHE was blessed with the visit of a group of 30 high school students from the private Philopateer Christian College in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. The group was accompanied by their School Principal, Ms. Phoebe Wasfi […]

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Dr. Grace Mbatia from Kenya: a pediatric oncologist change agent is born

Last week we received an E-mail from one member of the second group of fellowship trainees, Grace Mbatia who shared her enthusiasm with the transformative aspect of the learning and training sessions of the joint 57357/Dana Farber Boston Children’s fellowship program. Grace is a certified pediatrician who practices at the Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi, […]

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Today in 57357 Hospital the Radiotherapy area takes on a new colorful look

To maximize our children’s experience and to distract them while receiving radiotherapy. In collaboration with the radiotherapy department and the “ for the love of Egypt” Initiative, Artist Samah Anwar is transforming the radiotherapy area into a bright colorful cheerful area so as to push away fears and apprehension of children as they come in […]

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57357 reaches out to school students in Egypt’s southern province of Minya

Taking Virus C and waste disposal awareness topics to school students in the South In line with 57357’s mission of relying on prevention in its fight against cancer and its commitment to spreading awareness all across the Egyptian Territory, a 57357 Foundation and Hospital team travelled to Minya last Thursday, March 10, 2016. On behalf […]

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Latest Technology Intra-operative MRI in 57357 to raise brain tumor over-all survival rates from 60% to 75-80%

Today, at 57357, we performed the first brain tumor surgery with the latest brain surgery technology: Intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging (IO-MRI). Of all the various imaging techniques, MRI has become the method of choice for guidance during neurosurgical procedures but this specific technology(IO-MRI)  offers the surgeon  more accurate intraoperative lesion localization and, intraoperative assessment of […]

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Working extra hours at 57357’s Pharmacy Lab to speed up the release of chemo patients

  The Pharmacy Lab in Hospital 57357 will start working at 6 am instead of 8am, adding two extra hours to the regular work load of its staff. In pursuit of maximizing its patients’ experience, the lab is thus enabled to test blood samples of chemo therapy patients early enough to release them rapidly and […]

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At 57357, a long journey for cure awaits Ossama: The messenger of courage, hope and Joy for his fellow patients

I spotted him immediately in the art therapy room among a large number of children who were completely absorbed in their art and crafts activities. How could I possibly miss him: He has the most beautiful smile and his eyes are shining with brightness?  Moreover, his art creation was particularly attractive: a big colorful butterfly […]

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We are proud of Dr. Mohamed El Erian, ECN 57357 Advisory Board Member

“The one economic book you must read now . . . If you want to understand this bifurcated world and where it’s headed, there is no better interpreter than Mohamed El-Erian. . . . [ The Only Game in Town] is an excellent primer. . . . It’s also a guide on what to expect as […]

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