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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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