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Little Renad and her mother find reassurance and serenity in 57357

Renad is an 8 year old girl from Alshohadaa, Menoufeya, who is currently receiving leukemia treatment in 57357.” Renad used to be a very active and bubbly  child and is specially caring and considerate towards her parents and sisters, shares her mother” In the beginning, Renad suffered from fever, sore and masses in the throat. […]

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Mohamed celebrates defeating cancer in 57357

In 57357, everyday there is a story of a brave fighter who defeats cancer after a long tough battle. Today we met one of them, Mohamed, who is 9 years old and comes from Port Saeed. He was admitted to the hospital in 2016 where he was diagnosed with leukemia. Currently Mohamed has completed his […]

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Nayera is a 57357, Tanta branch heroine who is fighting bone cancer

  Her gift for her grandmother on mother’s day is a scarf, and the rest of her savings is for her mother. Behind each of 57357’s heroes there is a challenging story of his fight against cancer and a persevering mother who sticks to his side through all circumstances. Little pretty Nayera is our heroine […]

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Mahmoud is fighting brain cancer: He started the follow-up phase and wishes to celebrate his next birthday in 57357

Mahmoud’s mother: your donations were behind my son’s survival, each offering saves a child in 57357 “I wish to show up on TV to ask people to donate to 57357, so that my friends would find cure. I wish to become a superman like the one that appears in the Hospital’s ad,” With these words, […]

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Brain tumors aggregated waste predict the disease severity A novel prognostic marker for brain tumors

Choroid plexus tumors (CPTs) is a rare type of brain tumors that mainly occur in children. Physicians consider several factors before deciding the best treatment strategy, one of them is the expected outcome of the disease over a certain time period, which is termed ” prognosis”. In a new study published in the journal of “Neuro-Oncology”, a research team led by Dr. Shahinda El-Naggar, head […]

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Pretty Zahra defeated cancer: I held on to my dreams persuading myself that going through each chemo session meant achieving a new victory.

Zahra in Arabic means flower, and she is actually one of 57357’s flowers, behind her pretty peaceful face there is strong will and determination in overcoming her dreadful disease. She is now 17 years. The disease attacked her three years ago when she complained from a mild problem in her nose. Physicians were confused about diagnosing her until her x-rays showed a tumor […]

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Supported by love and care in 57357, I decided to defeat cancer and be a good example for others

    I wonder is hope a feeling that creeps  in our hearts unconsciously! Or it is the result of happenings that lead to make it real and concrete? My story with cancer was not an easy one, but I went through the bumpy road taking one step at a time. I might have given […]

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Salma, a 57357’s heroin, who is fighting lung and bone cancer and is dreaming of becoming an interior designer

Behind each of our heroes in 57357 there is a story of a real and tough  battle against cancer. These are all inspiring stories of endurance and determination where  their courage and fortitude together with god’s will are transforming the hardship and illness into  hope and joy. Our hero, Salma is 12 years old, she […]

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Marwan: in 57357 they don’t just provide treatment, they educate us on how to face our illness. I recovered and became a volunteer to help children just as the volunteers helped me.

  My name is Marwan Ahmed, student in commerce high school. My chronological age is 15 years, but my experience in 57357 taught me much more than what anyone of my age is capable of learning. The Hospital professionals are not just treating us, they are supporting us and teaching us how to face problems […]

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Amani is a 57357 hero who is fighting cancer for the second time with faith and determination to win the battle

  Amany is one of 57357 heroes. She is a strong fighter who would not accept losing her battle against cancer, she has passion for life and wishes to graduate from Mass Communication faculty to become a successful montage specialist. We chatted with Amani about her journey in 57357and she shared the following: I was […]

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A year has gone by to find us welcoming once again the month of Ramadan…

  To all our donors, charity partners, faithful supporters we wish you during the holy month to be filled with peace and hope that Life will prevail over death, disease and suffering and that (God Willing), a better world awaits us after the Covid-19 crisis. As COVID-19 continues to threaten us in Egypt, the future has […]

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After tumor removal and 10 chemotherapy doses, Nadeen defeated cancer and returned back to her school and friends

  Today was a beautiful day in Nadeen Usama’s life as well as it was for her family, father, mother, brothers and sister and for her school friends too. As such, her mother was keen to record her joy as she was going back to school after recovering from cancer. Nadeen Usama from Alexandria, is […]

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Bishop Antony from the Coptic Orthodox patriarchate of England and Ireland on visit to 57357: “I was impressed by the devotion and dedication of the Hospital staff and its capabilities Just be faithful to God, ignore the offense and keep working”

  On his first visit to Hospital 57357, Bishop Antony of Ireland, Scotland, north east England and 10 churches in south England, revealed that 57357 is an impressive Hospital that houses expertise and fine specialties, high quality treatment as well as advanced research. Moreover, and more importantly, besides the Hospital’s capabilities, its staff is performing their duties with most devotion and dedication. I followed the Hospital’s news and […]

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After recovery from cancer and getting married, Ahmed and Omneya: “We support each other and Zain, our newborn is the bearer of blessings”

  They met at 57357 where overcoming the disease and hope in healing gathered them. Despite difficult circumstances, Ahmed and Omneya decided to get married and continue their life together. Ahmed, 24 years , shares with us: Omneya and I went through a tough experience. I had bone cancer and had five surgeries while she had brain tumor and had to go through chemotherapy for two […]

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Aya Asem is a 57357’s hero who defeated cancer and decided to pay the Hospital back by working for it

A man can achieve what his mind can perceive and believe in. This statement is applicable to Dr. Aya’s life journey which was marked by her illness as she got cancer before reaching the age of 15. Physicians told her family that the chance of her recovery is slim as her body was so exhausted and didn’t respond well to treatment. Brave Aya didn’t […]

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Shorouk, a 57357 hero, celebrates the last chemotherapy dose intake and wishes to become a teacher

  Shorouk who is one of 57357’s heroes, is in grade 6 of primary school. When you chat with her you feel you are talking to a mature person with a serene smiley face. She’s coming from Alsharkeia governorate and she has one brother who is in grade three of preparatory school. Her father is an employee while her mother is a house […]

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Thanks to ECN U.S. donors, 57357 acquires the latest neurosurgery navigation system

The system offers optical and Electromagnetic (EM) tracking capabilities More precision in locating the tumor, increased cure rates, more patient safety  Hospital 57357’s neuro-surgery department is the major treatment center throughout Egypt and the surrounding region for childhood brain tumors (most common pediatric solid tumor), recording a 65 % over-all survival rate. In fact, it has […]

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Toni is one of 57357’s heroes whose dream of cure is about to be realized

Toni’s father: I donated to 57357 because they saved my son’s life and save many children’s lives everyday Hospital 57357 is a place that is full of heroes, young heroes who are fighting cancer, healthcare heroes who work in different fields and those who kindly donate to support our children throughout their treatment journey. Our […]

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Actor Yaseen Mohammed, a famous TV series star is one of 57357 heroes too

He was able to achieve his dream of becoming an actor while pursuing his treatment He could challenge his illness and defeat it with the support of 57357’s professionals Yaseen, 18 years old, remembers the day that changed his life: he was 17 and during final exams, he was hit by severe pain in his belly. He tried pain killers but the pain recurred several times till it […]

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In collaboration with Dana Farber Boston Children’s (DFBC): Hospital 57357 celebrates the graduation of 2015 and 2016 joint 57357/DFBC pediatric oncology fellowship training cohorts

In attendance of the Hospital management, Dana Farber Boston Children’s  professors, Dr. Ahmed Alhiwy, treasurer of the council of Ministers’ education fund of  and the graduates’ families, 57357 celebrated the graduation of 10 students representing 2015 and 2016 cohorts of the pediatric oncology fellowship training program. The program is  the fruit of a collaborative effort […]

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57357 provides the latest neurosurgery navigation system

The system offers optical and Electromagnetic (EM) tracking capabilities, to precisely locate the tumor which leads to raising recovery rate to more than 90%. Since 57357 is keen on leadership and continuous improvement aiming to offer latest diagnosis and treatment methods to our children, it purchased the latest neurosurgical navigation system  “neuronavigation with tractography, Stealth […]

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57357 starts the first stage of the “power chart oncology” in cooperation with Cerner International

The new program provides more precision in diagnosis, facilitating medical decision taking and precise follow up of treatment protocols and enables automating all treatment procedures which contribute to saving time and expenses. In a leap towards improving treatment plans and in cooperation with Cerner International, one of the leading companies in medical information systems, the […]

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57357, first hospital outside the U.S. to receive accreditation from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, ASHP for its International Pharmacy Practice Residency, IPPR training program

Hospital 57357 received formally the ASHP accreditation to offer the International Pharmacy Practice Resident, IPPR training program, asserting its leadership in clinical pharmacy field and its commitment to uphold pharmacy education.  57357 is the first Hospital outside the U.S.  to  receive ASHP accreditation for the IPPR program. In a letter dated September 17, 2019 addressed […]

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Aggresomes: A cellular indicator to predict patients’ outcomes in Pediatric Medulloblastoma

screening procedure for the presence of aggresomes could impact treatment protocols in the future In a recent study, a 57357 research team was able to detect the presence of aggresomes (aggregated protein inclusion bodies) in samples of pediatric Medulloblastoma (MB) tumors. This type of malignant brain cancer is the most common in children. The researchers were […]

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Lujeina is celebrating the feast in her own way while pursuing her treatment in 57357

Lujeina is a 6 year old pretty child originally from Cairo who is fighting Leukemia. She is still under treatment and is hopeful to be cured and one day to become a doctor.She shared with us her joy and anticipation for the up-coming feast. She usually celebrates it with her brother and sister in a warm family atmosphere, and receives feast allowance from parents and grandparents that she saves with her mother […]

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