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Setting up the latest Micro array equipment in Egypt in 57357’s new genetic epidemiology center For the first time in Egypt, researchers are enabled to push forward gene targeting therapies in this part of the world

The first Micro array equipment in Egypt was received by 57357’s newly set -up Genetic Epidemiology Center of Excellence in October of 2015 and set up for operation in January 2016. The equipment is part of a L.E.10 million grant by the Science &Technology Development Fund (STDF) for the purchase of two major equipment for […]

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57357 produces a new radioactive tracer instrumental in enhancing brain tumor diagnosis and surgery

A new radioactive tracer, Fluoro-Ethyl- Tyrosine (F-18 FET), is produced by the Nuclear medicine department. This new tracer will help in more precision in brain tumor imaging. As it is used in PET/CT imaging it provides additional information on the metabolic activity of the tumor, besides anatomical information on tumor size and localization. This radioactive […]

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To maximize patient outcomes and ensure quality of life after treatment

57357 sets up a specialized clinic to follow-up on its increasing survivors Established in June 2013 as a consequence of increasing survival rate (presently the average over-all survival rate at 57357 is 74.7%), the setting up of a survivor clinic was inevitable to enable the Hospital to fulfill its commitment towards maximizing the quality of […]

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ECN Board President, Hisham Seify, and Board member, Dr Zach Reda, awarded Top Doctors in Orange County

It is with great joy and pride that we received the news of the recognition of Dr Hisham Seify, Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery & ECN board president and Dr. Zakaria Y. Reda, member of ECN’s Board, and board-certified in pediatric medicine, pediatric critical care, as top doctors of Orange County. We […]

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Two Harvard Public Health Master’s Students complete successfully their practicum at 57357

    Thursday, Jan.21, 2016 marked the end of the three week internship program at Hospital 57357 of two Harvard University Master’s degree students in public health. Both north American students Omar El Mandouh and Nikeem Ugonabo , were given the opportunity to apply the knowledge they receive and complete their Harvard degree practicum requirements […]

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Words from the administration … New beginnings for the New Year

With only a few hours to go until we usher in the New Year 2016, one cannot help but reflect and meditate on this past year. To best describe 2015, the words recognition, renovation, revitalization, and resolution come to mind. Indeed, this was the year of recognition. In January of 2015, we launched the new […]

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Guezira Club Youth Came To Visit and to cheer up Our 57357 patients

A cooperation protocol to seal the support of Guezira Sporting Club to 57357 is officially signed Last Saturday, Dec.5, 2014 a large Guezira club delegation composed of members the board of directors including Club President, Maj. general Hussein Massoud, Secretary General, Maj. General Assem Abass, and Mrs. Iman El Zayady, board member, the members, and […]

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A demonstration of love and support to Egypt by 57357 and its patients in unison with all Egyptians 57357’s children, families, and Staff spend a week-end in Sharm to support injured Tourism

57357’s children, families, and Staff spend a week-end in Sharm to support injured Tourism With a heightened sense of patriotism, 57357’s administration organized a week-end trip to Sharm including patients and families as well as Hospital staff. The trip is an expression of 57357’s support to the coastal town of Sharm el Sheikh which is […]

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Netone International

NetOne International is close to fulfilling its pledge of $85,000 to ECN Egypt Cancer Network, announced Dr. Akram Safadi, CEO. NetOne International is an ethnic telemarketing company that provides mobile, international calling services, TV, vacation, and other services to the U.S., Canada and Australia customers. NetOne began their partnership with ECN in the summer of 2012 […]

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Japanese American world renowned violinist Ryu Goto plays for 57357’s children Goto: At Hospital 57357, I was enchanted by the blending of compassion with advanced care, medical treatment and expertise

World violinist of Japanese origin Ryu Goto was delighted with his first visit to Hospital 57357. He reveals being touched by the love which prevails everywhere in the Hospital along with evidence-based practices and quality healthcare services offered for free to the children. Mr. Goto was accompanied by a Japanese Embassy delegation headed by the […]

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With ECN’s donor constant support: Abdallah and so many more are not only receiving quality care but also the promise of a normal life after cure

I was attracted by his cute smiley face and his sparkling witty wide-opened eyes. Although he looks frail and small for his age, he moves around with agility and confidence, delighted that I complemented him on his super trendy fake Nike training suit he was wearing. Abdallah is turning three in December. He was a […]

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Thanks to the support of ECN & AFNCI donors to advance healthcare education and training in Egypt:

57357’s first pediatric oncology Fellows to be are the Hospital’s winning cards for the future   After their 6 week sessions in the U.S., 57357’s future fellows are more than ever enthusiastic to lead change and put into practice the knowledge they received in Boston Children’s and Dana Farber Cancer Institute   57357’s fellowship trainees, […]

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Meet experts in brain tumor surgery and treatment from Harvard University

Children’s Cancer Hospital Foundation 57357 in cooperation with Dana Farber Cancer Center and Boston Children’s Hospital affiliates to Harvard University in US  

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57357’s logo on world Squash champion Ramy Ashour’s sports outfit

The Egyptian sports champion Ramy Ashour is continuously a source of pride for his country and an inspiring example for Egypt’s youth in his pursuit of excellence, ethical conduct, and good works. The 57357 children have an important place in his heart and receive his constant care and support. After his multiple visits and support […]

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Shahd’s mother: I’m a mother of two girls who were sick with cancer .. Without your support, Shahd could not have overcome brain tumor

While passing by the out-patient clinics I got caught by the calmness and inner peace on the face of a little girl. she was smiling to me in such a way that I felt the urge of reaching out to her to chat for  a little while  …I sat next to her and her mother […]

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Hospital 57357was selected to receive The OPEC Fund for International Development, (OFID)’s 2015 Annual Award for Development

 In recognition of its work in alleviating the suffering of children and its dedication in fighting cancer and achieving adequate treatment facilities. The Award, which is granted with a US$100,000 prize, was declared on the sidelines of the 36th session of the Ministerial Council.  The Council Chairman, the Chairman of the Governing Board and the […]

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Thanks to ECN’s Chicago chapter supporters, Ramadan brings forth many blessings to Egypt’s cancer patients

On Sunday June 28th ECN Chicago Chapter hosted its second annual Appreciation Iftar at the Hyatt in Oakbrook, IL. The event was attended by 120 local Chicago ECN supporters which included members of EAS (Egyptian American Society) EAD (Egyptians Abroad for Development) NAAMA (National Arab American Medical Association) and Arab America. Highlights of the event were Emcee […]

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57357 is not merely a hospital but a second home for our children

  With comfort, optimism, and hope our children were waiting for their turn at the out-patient clinics… There, I had a little chat with Karmen, Zeyad and Mohammed… I noticed a child with a beautiful smile watching a picture on his mobile and laughing as he was showing it to his mother and commenting:  ” […]

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57357 installs 2 new- technology radiotherapy equipment by the 20th of August

Less exposure time to radiation, more protection of healthy cells, more patients’ treatment capacity, increased precision in tumor targeting By the 20th of August 2015, Hospital 57357 would have received and started to install a new generation of radiotherapy equipment. Two Radio Therapy Versa HD machines with (VMAT) technology (Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy) will set […]

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Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt receives OFID 2015 Annual Award for Development

VIENNA, Austria, 22nd July, 2015 (WAM) — The OPEC Fund for International Development, OFID, has announced that the Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt, CCHE, widely known as Hospital 57357, has been selected to receive the OFID 2015 Annual Award for Development. The hospital was selected in recognition of its work in alleviating the suffering of children […]

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This year’s Eid celebration is a special one at 57357

We have so much to celebrate for:  8 years of operation, the launch of the  new 60bed extension at the  Hospital premises and  Tanta branch in the Delta, the newly recorded average  over-all survival rate of 74.7% at the hospital, the completion of the architectural schematic design for its future  Health Sciences Campus and the […]

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57357…….. 8 years of achievements

Because our children’s well-being is what we value the most During this month  we celebrated 8 years of operations for Hospital 57357 Instead of celebrating with words and slogans, this year we will commemorate all what has been accomplished so far…. The promises we made and the promises we kept…..thanks to the support and generosity […]

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57357 granted a Cerner Middle East award for inspiring Healthcare Technology adoption aiming to improve patients’ outcomes.

I had the chance to chat with members of the 57357delegation who attended the 2015 Cerner Achievement & Innovation Awards early June in Dubai. Members of the delegation included Haytham Allam, medical applications Manager, IT, Research Nurse Wessam Ahmed, , and Dr. Walid Magdi Hassan, research department. Each one presented his work at the sixth […]

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The martyr’s last wish

Meeting with the mother of our hero martyr Ahmed Hegazy at 57357 “Donate to 57357”, used to say the martyr to his mother, “with 57357, we know exactly where the money is going and we trust them” I met her at 57357 and she told me how she came to be informed of her son’s […]

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A journey inside the 57357 Institution and the results of Liver Cancer treatment at The Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357

Before I start talking about Liver Cancer at the Children’s Cancer Hospital Institution 57357, two facts have to be stressed: First, we all agree that we cannot manage what we cannot measure. Second, it is thanks to the presence of an entire group of researchers from the Clinical Research department whose main mission is to […]

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