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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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Five new anesthesia equipment for 57357’s major surgeries rooms Accuracy and speed in calculating the dose and monitoring vital signs plus automatic control of artificial respiration

Since continuous performance improvement is the basis of success, 57357 is committed to sustaining its leadership position by improving its services and renewing its equipment to offer its children the latest in cancer care according to world standards of renowned care centers. Lately, the Hospital received five up to date anesthesia equipment, installed them in […]

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Hospital 57357 does not just grant healing to its patients, it realizes their desires as well

One of 57357’s many success stories is Ahmed Mohammed Ibrahim’s who is now working as security personnel in 57357. Ibrahim’s story with 57357 started about seven years ago. When Ahmed was 15 years old he got sick with what he thought is cold with severe aches in his body. Traditional pain killers didn’t stop his […]

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33 monitors with latest technology for the departments of intensive care, surgery and bone marrow transplantation

At Hospital 57357, we are constantly engaged in development and up-grading, aiming to ensure best quality performance and maximize patients’ outcomes. As such, we provided the intensive care, surgery and bone marrow transplantation sections with 33 latest technology vital signs monitors. Eng. Doaa Yehia revealed that the purpose of upgrading is not just for acquiring […]

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Menna, the artist, one of 57357’s talents: “In 57357 I received care and treatment, took up painting and learned how to face and fight my illness with a smile”

My name is Mennat Allah Mostafa, I am from Aswan and live in Giza. I am one of 57357’s children. Cancer attacked twice my lymph nodes, and thanks be to God, I was treated, had bone marrow transplantation, and presently traversing the follow up stage. In 57357 we don’t just receive treatment, we learn how […]

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Mohammed, first brain tumor patient to undergo surgery with the help of latest version intraoperative neuro monitoring device

The device uses Electrophysiological methods such as EEG, EMG, and nerve evoked response during brain surgery to limit risk of damage to the nervous system and improve survival rates. At 57357, we are committed to the provision of the latest equipment and technologies that would enable us to improve survival rates and patients ’outcomes. As such, thanks to a charitable woman’s generous donation, we received the […]

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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 and […]

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Alaa, 57357’s patient, celebrates the completion of chemotherapy treatment on the first day of Ramadan

Today, on the first day of Ramadan, Alaa had her last chemotherapy dose and started the follow-up phase of the treatment. Alaa is a nine year old girl from Menoufia who was admitted in 57357 in June 2016 and diagnosed with leukemia. She suffered from severe headaches and pain in her leg which made her […]

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Best wishes for the start of Ramadan from ECN, US

Ramadan is back again! As we look back at the past year, we feel grateful to ECN volunteers and supporters for their solidarity, insight, and unwavering support to the cause of the children with cancer in Egypt. Early on, they became aware of the necessity to rise up to the huge challenge facing Hospital 57357 […]

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Nada’s mother: 57357 was a lifeline for my daughter; just like everyone, we received best care and treatment

Nada: I am urging people to donate as the Hospital is a life savior for so many sick children Nada is a 14 year old cancer patient heroine from Damietta.  Cancer attacked the posterior chamber of her brain and its fourth ventricle, adjacent to the brain stem. She was admitted in August 2018 where she […]

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9 year old Malak survive Hodgkin cancer and wishes to become a doctor

We met Malak in the out-patient clinic where she was waiting to see pediatric oncology consultant,  Dr. Sonia Mahmoud, her treating physician. Malak caught our attention with her pretty laugh and cheerful attitude, inviting us to have a friendly conversation with her and her parents. Malak is a 9 year old outgoing girl, from Elmenya, […]

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Meet Ganna: a 57357’s hero who is fighting her illness with drawing and coloring

My name is Ganna, I am 13, cancer attacked me twice, I defeated it in the first time and, will defeat it again, god willing. I was 9 years old and in grade five when cancer hit me for the first time. Suddenly, I started suffering from severe headaches and a blurry vision. Doctors diagnosed […]

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Egypt Cancer Network, ECN in USA supports “Open Sesame” training program for developing skills in favor of outstanding performance of 57357’s workers

ECN-USA saves no effort to support 57357’s initiatives for improving healthcare quality through the sponsorship of educational and development programs targeting the enhancement of staff performance. As such, thanks to ECN’s contribution,

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Interview with ocular oncology consultant Dr. Abdallah Elhusseiny, head of 57357’s ophthalmology department:

In retinoblastoma cancer, awareness and early detection are key to quality survival We had the privilege of chatting with Prof. Dr. Abdallah Elhusseiny, ocular oncology consultant and head of ophthalmology department at Hospital 57357, who despite his busy schedule was keen to share with us his experience in 57357. We found in Dr. Elhusseiny a passionate and committed eye […]

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Affirming its continuous commitment to the application of highest quality standards:

Hospital 57357 receives the Joint Commission International, JCI’s quality accreditation for the second time In attendance of the JCI delegation, the Hospital’s CEO, management and a large crowd of employees, 57357 celebrated the first renewal of the JCI accreditation. JCI accredits hospitals around the world for the quality of medical services, safety measurements, infection control […]

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“Haia, you are stronger than cancer” a love message carried by students of Victory Collage, Alexandria to their colleague, one of 57357’s heroes

A delegation from Victory Collage, Alexandria, visited our children in 57357. The delegation included a group of the school students and a number of students’ parents. During the visit, the students carried love and compassion messages for their colleague Haia who is currently receiving treatment in the Hospital. Among the messages they carried when they […]

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On the occasion of international childhood cancer day:

Every year on February 15th world efforts gets united to raise childhood cancer awareness, support  children and their families battling cancer and  the importance  importance of offering up to date treatment to all diseased children in the world The International Childhood Cancer Day campaign is determined to decrease the gap  in survival rates of children in low […]

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On the occasion of world cancer day (Feb.4): At Hospital 57357, efforts are exerted to spread cancer awareness and disease prevention methods

The Union for International Cancer Control, UICC, marks the world cancer day to raise international awareness of cancer by spreading out protection and early detection methods. Cancer is considered one of the biggest health problems and one of the most important death causes internationally. 40% of cancer cases can be avoided by:- Offering safe unpolluted […]

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Imminent launch of 57357’s fully automated labs: Increased speed and accuracy of performance, increased walk-away time for research Increased potential to serve adult patients and be a source of revenue for the Hospital

All Hospital departments including the department of clinical pathology work in sync towards fulfilling the vision of the 57357 Institution, which is the achievement of a childhood free of cancer. As such, 57357’s laboratories have translated this commitment into the objective of increasing the accuracy and speed of their performance. For that purpose, they sought […]

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The churches’ youth along with religious men share in 57357’s Christmas and New Year celebrations

With the beginning of the new year and the Christmas celebrations, groups from Egypt’s churches were visiting our children, handing out nice gifts and spending time with them. At 57357, we have been lately welcoming visits from different churches that included a number of prominent religious Christian figures such as priest Makary Younan, pastor of […]

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For the 5 year old patient David, Karawan 57357’s clown is bringing the Christmas presents instead of Santa

Ayman Safwat, 57357’s photographer showed me a lovely picture he had taken of patient David together with Karawan, Hospital 57357’s famous clown. I was so captivated by the smile of the six year old boy that I asked Ayman to take me to the art workshop where he was spending some time after having received […]

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