ECN News

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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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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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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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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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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Thanks to ECN’s donors support, 57357 receives 45 top sanitary food trolleys

As our cancer patients are immunocompromised, we make sure to constantly monitor environmental and personal hygiene and serve food through the application of international standards of food safety. One of the important criteria of ensuring food safety is the controlling of food temperature. The new 45 food carts provided by Egypt Cancer Network, US in […]

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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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Thanks to your support to 57357, Mohammed who is a kick boxing champion will win the battle against cancer

The hero of our story is Mohamed, an 8 year old patient from Almahala. Mohamed loves kick boxing and he has been practicing it since he was 4. He won many competitions and he is an outstanding student. Mohammed is bravely fighting cancer and dreams of defeating it, God willing. Mohamed’s mother shared with us […]

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Salwa, a 57357 heroine: Thanks be to God I defeated cancer, and I am saving my allowance to buy a nice gift for my mother on mothers’ day

Salwa’s mother: 57357 saved my only daughter’s life, this Hospital is a blessing for us and for our children Salwa’s mother spoke to us about her daughter’s healing journey, we are from Bani Swaif, and Salwa is my only girl with 4 brothers. I always wished to have a girl, and I was so happy […]

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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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Egypt Cancer Network, ECN’s annual 2019 event in California stands out with the attendance of Nabila Makram , Egypt’s Minister of Immigration

For the 9th year ECN’s California chapter held its annual event in attendance of a big group of expatriate Egyptians along with Dr. Nabila Makram, Egypt’s Minister for Immigration and Ambassador Ahmed Shahin, General Consul of Egypt in LA. The event was emceed  by Dr. Hesham Alseify, president of ECN and associate clinical professor at […]

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