ECN News

The 2nd annual ECN virtual Fundraiser amid the Covid-19 crisis meets its goals

A stellar group of ECN donors continue their support to Egypt’s cancer patients Enthusiasm from donors to support 57357’s new recreation therapy center     Once again ECN friends and charity partners are gathered last Saturday, April 24th, 2021 at a virtual global fundraising event attended by brilliant minds and loyal hearts from different states and capitals: […]

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Hospital 57357, a sanctuary that opens its doors to alleviate the suffering of children with cancer

” Wilms tumor, at the third stage of illness severity”; “the news of the traumatic diagnosis of our beloved son Hassan dropped on us like thunder,  taking us aback and away from family & friends at a time where  psychological support was needed the most”, said Hassan’s father. -In 2018, Hassan that outgoing smiley one-year old baby boy, had suddenly […]

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Reshaping future strategies of cancer treatment through the newly adopted technologies of regenerative medicine at CCHE 57357

“Leveraging technology that would give us the capability to shrink the phases of drug testing in cancer and spare the animal use in research and most importantly would help us getting across some of the worldwide limitations in organ transplantation, such as high cost and the long waiting list “said Ahmed El Ghoneimy,CCHE’s orthopedic consultant […]

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Nour& Khadija, two 57357 patients strengthened by the friendly atmosphere of the hospital and their friendship

At a young age, leukemia has messed up the life of our innocent hero Nour; nevertheless, she was fortunate to be admitted in Hospital 57357 to be provided with free quality compassionate care that would alleviate her suffering, enabling her to overcome that fearful disease. Nour has been diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a type […]

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CCHE 57357 signs a memorandum of understanding with Takeda Egypt to secure the availability of drugs to Lymphoma patients

In February 2021 the Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt57357(CCHE) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Takeda  Egypt ,aimed at helping Hodgkin lymphoma patients at the Hospital, getting their medications safely and on time.  Takeda is a global biopharmaceutical research and development-driven company that has been known for its dedication to patients’ better health around the globe. It has a long history in japan, the country of origin […]

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ECN, a continuous support to 57357 even amid the world pandemic

Thanks to the support of Egypt Cancer Network (ECN), U.S to Hospital 57357 during the challenging times of the coronavirus pandemic, the Hospital is enabled to pursue the  fulfillment of its mission of providing world quality care to children with cancer either through funding the latest medical equipment and sponsoring education and training programs. With […]

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Sponsored by Egypt Cancer Network, U.S.: Rowa, A robotic system that has face lifted the medication dispensing process at Hospital 57357

“We are aiming at leveraging technology to maximize patient safety &satisfaction standards while ensuring accurate medication control”, explains Dr. Akram Elzainy, supply chain supervisor at the Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357, for the reason behind acquiring the newly adopted technology ( Bd ROWA Vmax) that is supported by Egypt cancer network U.S. The Rowa Bd […]

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Thanks to ECN farsighted vision of supporting research at 57357: A novel prognostic marker to predict children’s brain tumors’ progression by a 57357 research team

In line with scientists’ efforts to find new tumor markers that can classify the tumor and predict its progression, a research team at the Children’s Cancer Hospital 57357 succeeded to use what’s called “Aggresomes”, as a tool to predict the progression of certain types of rare pediatric tumors, such as Choroid plexus tumors (CPTs) . The […]

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Hospital 57357: Doors of mercy on earth

” For us, Hospital 57357 represents the doors of mercy on earth that were opened to cure my child’, shares Remas’ mother on  how has she felt upon the referral of her child to the children’s cancer hospital l57357  to be treated from blood cancer. In 2017, the 3year old playful kid  Remas, started suffering […]

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story of a young Art calligraphy lover and how it helped him to beat cancer

In 2015, further investigations were needed to know what was wrong with the hero of our story, Ahmed the young artist. He had no medical insurance to even cover all the needed tests which could have put an end to his treatment journey before it began. Upon his referral, Ahmed has been admitted to Hospital […]

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Zainab Mahmoud, the 7 year old little girl who bravely fought for life Surviving 4 intensive care critical episodes and a successful bone marrow transplantation

“For an instance, I thought I won’t have her back again’, Zainab’s father said to the medical team at the emergency room. From upper Egypt to the heart of the country that beats with medical and scientific advances, Zainab Mahmoud 7 years, a pretty young girl came to the emergency room at 57357 with low […]

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World renowned Egyptian American Economist, Dr. Mohamed El-Erian donates 2.5 million pounds to compensate the shortage in donations in 57357

Dr. El-Erian: 57357’s achievements are source of inspiration for the whole world and it is honor to keep supporting this institution In a new initiative that reflects his attachment to his homeland and his on-going support to Hospital 57357 , Dr. Mohamed El-Erian donates 2.5 million pounds to help 57357 to face the shortage in […]

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Another achievement by one of 57357’s professionals: Dr. Sameh Saad receives the State award for excellence in basic sciences

Dr. Saad: in 57357, the researcher feels the value of his work because of the direct interaction between the clinical and the research sides We have important research work in leukemia and brain tumors, we pursue to better understand  the metabolism mechanism of the cancer cell to be able to stop its growth. A new […]

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Hospital 57357’s research department acquires top-notched technologies that enable better detection of cancer cells.

The CytoFlex Flow Cytometer (3 lasers, 13 colors) and The BD FACS Melody Cell Sorter (3 lasers, 9 colors) machines that have been installed at the Immunology Lab, within the Basic Research Unit are among the most important tools that are mainly used in the field of basic and applied scientific research, as well as […]

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Big dreams defeat cancer

Ahmed Atef is one of 57357 heroes who comes from Qena in upper Egypt. Four years ago, Ahmed’s father started noticing that his  son was feeling tired all the time.. In August 2016, Ahmed is referred to 57357 where the primary investigations indicated the presence of some infection and he was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic […]

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Omar a 57357Tanta patient who defeated cancer and scored 98% in his end of high school exams:

He dreams of joining the faculty of dentistry and working in 57357 Omar is one of 57357 Tanta branch heroes. He was admitted to the Hospital in 2016 with lymphoma. His treatment journey lasted till February 2017 as he finished chemo and radio therapy and started the follow up stage. Omar also was among the […]

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Mariam:”I wish all my friends at Hospital 57357 a blessed and Joyful Eid”

“I bought a pink home outfit instead of a dress for the Eid because of Corona confinement” Mariam is a 17 year old girl who loves painting, nature, chocolate, and the color  pink. Four years ago, in 2016, she was admitted in Hospital 57357 after being in and out of different specialists’ offices who advised […]

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Best wishes for the Eid from the ECN administration

The True Meaning Behind Eid El Adha As Eid El Adha is at our doorsteps, we are reminded that it is not just about the festivities and rituals associated with it, but more importantly, it is about what it symbolizes: the act of sacrificing what one holds as most precious to one’s self. And what […]

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Power Chart Oncology adoption, a 57357 recent achievement proving its worth amid the world pandemic

One of the most important achievements at Hospital 57357 in 2019 is the application of Cerner’s power chart oncology. This is a fully integrated electronic health record specifically designed to record the oncology team workflow related to the patient centered continuum of care including updates, prescriptions,  standard scheduled investigations, follow-ups,  treatment regimens and schedules, progression […]

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57357 /ECN. US webinar for exchanging information, expertise and awareness to face the Covid 19 virus

Hospital 57357 holds a weekly webinar (a discussion over the internet) that gathers the Hospital’s physicians in Egypt and Egyptian and Arab physicians, members of the Egyptian Cancer Network, ECN in the USA. The webinar is held in Arabic so everyone can view it on Facebook. The target of the webinar is exchanging information and […]

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Blessed Eid Wishes from ECN, US and Canada Boards

The Eid is already at our doorsteps, yet because of the special circumstances of the COVID-19 world pandemic, this year’s celebration will certainly be an unforgettable one amid the multiple safety and precautionary measures we have to abide with. Nevertheless, we wish you the best on this occasion, may this time be blessed and filled […]

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ECN, US , 57357’s strong ally in training and education: ECN continues its support to the pediatric oncology fellowship and the Pharm D program

Egypt Cancer Network in North America ECN has always been visionary in supporting education and training initiatives that would reinforce the “learning and sharing” culture within the 57357 Institution, and on a nationwide scale contribute to the development of a new generation of Egyptian healthcare professionals capable of operating change in the oncology and healthcare […]

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Amid the Covid-19 crisis, thru a Zoom annual ECN fundraising event:

A stellar group of ECN donors to continue their support to Egypt’s cancer patients Extreme generosity and enthusiasm from donors to support 57357’s new beds project   Last Saturday, May 16, a virtual meeting took place in attendance of Dr. Nabila Makram Ebeid, Minister of Immigration Affairs, Dr. Mohamed El Erian, 57357 honorary Chairman, Dr amro […]

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The story of the miraculous survival of Maher under the care and vigilance of 57357’s healthcare team.

In a bad condition, Maher Zidan, (a 7 year old boy ) knocked at the doors of the Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt in March 2019 looking for a spark of hope .  After carrying out the standard investigations, Maher was diagnosed with blood cancer (Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia) and immediately started his treatment journey in 57357. […]

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ECN, US contributes to supporting 57357’s third cohort of JCI’s quality training program

Egypt Cancer Network in North America ECN has always been far-sighted in supporting education and training initiatives that would enhance the “learning and sharing” culture within the 57357 Institution, and contribute to the development of professional skills in the oncology and healthcare fields in Egypt. Among these initiatives, is  the Joint Commission International JCI’s diploma […]

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