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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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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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