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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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“Alaa in 57357…….57357 in Egypt”

Translation of article by Nashwa Al Hofy in al Watan News How awful it is to feel disabled and useless next to a suffering person, being only capable of  silently crying, fervently praying, or helplessly sighing in expression of your failure in alleviating his pain. This is exactly what I went through during the time […]

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El Sheikh Osama Alazhary celebrates the start of Ramadan decorating 57357 with the children

“My best wishes for a new Holy month of Ramadan, May it always rally us around the alleviation of the suffering of children. Egypt will be better thanks to all of us” “Here, in 57357, your zakat and your Sadaka not only contribute to the establishment of a Hospital but to the building of a […]

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Long as our protectors Egypt

Today we commemorate a significant event in the lives of Egyptians. This is the memorial of what is known as the 10th of Ramadan war which is the same as the 6th of October War. In 1973, precisely on the 6th   of October of that year which corresponded to the 10th of Ramadan, Egyptian Soldiers […]

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A message from Nagham’ s father: Thanks be to God, my daughter is cured from cancer of the liver

      Thank you 57357, you restored Hope in life to me and her mother This message was sent to us by Nagham’s father on our Face Book page. He wanted to share his optimism and joy for the imminent recovery of his daughter with all our readers and friends. As he is constantly […]

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Latest Technology Intra-operative MRI

Latest Technology Intra-operative MRI to raise brain tumor over-all survival rates from 60% to 75-80% Thanks to the generous donation of our partner, Commercial International Bank, 57357 is in the process of acquiring and installing the latest brain surgery technology: Intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging (IO-MRI). Of all the various imaging techniques, MRI has become the […]

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14 year old patient Carmen

“I am not afraid….God is beside me and I am being treated at 57357” Our hero Carmen is a 14 year old girl with a sweet gentle smiling face. She loves Sports, Ballet, and plays the piano. Nonetheless, she is a determined courageous fighter who is not afraid of battling cancer, full of hope that […]

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A letter from the Editor:

Egypt Cancer Network: A channel Between the U.S. and Egypt to support Egyptian cancer patients The holy month of Ramadan is already on our doorsteps marking the passage of yet another fruitful year.  In many ways, it is a suitable time for us to reflect on our past year’s activities which-to say the least-have brought […]

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El Damier Al Hay’s orphans visit 57357’s children

  Children supporting Children  El Damier Al Hay’s orphans visit 57357’s children:            In this imperfect world, we all have our share of suffering, we are Orphans and you are Cancer patients…God bless us all and have mercy on us… “I was very keen to bring my girls to visit 57357 […]

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Thanks to the generosity and far sightedness of our donor, Her Highness Sharjah’s Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi

57357 receives an updated (PACS) medical imaging technology Hospital 57357 was blessed to receive the generous amount of Emirati dirham 5 millions from Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi to update its (PACS) picture archiving and communication system. PACS is a medical imaging technology which provides economical storage of and convenient access to […]

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Commenting on his first visit to 57357, renowned actor Mohamed Sobhi posted the following on his official face book page:

“A new culture prevails in this healthcare institution, one of mercy and compassion, of noble initiatives, and of will and determination. In Egypt, there exist now a safe haven for our children with cancer who will no more be defeated by this terrible disease. I wish to see Egypt becoming like 57357

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