ECN News

Findings of a new research paper by CCHE57357’S proteomics team reveal a potential antivirus for covid 19 in humans and bronchitis in birds

A novel research paper conducted by the proteomics and metabolomics unit discloses the capability of the discharges of mesenchymal stem cells derived from the umbilical cord to fight corona virus in human and infectious bronchitis in birds. The paper, posted in cells magazine with impact factor 6.6, verified that the discharges contained immunoprotiens and antiviruses. […]

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Mohamed’s mom: “CCHE57357 granted my son to resume living a cancer- free life”

Mohamed developed painful lesions and rash on his face and scalp, strange symptoms that needed to be addressed and required an explanation. His pediatrician suggested his referral to CCHE57357 because of the hospital’s valuable experience within the field of pediatric oncology in Egypt.   Mohamed’s parents traveled from their hometown to Cairo and brought him to CCHE57357’s screening clinic along with his preliminary tests to get an […]

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A new research paper by 57357’s proteomics unit suggests a natural substance that may combat hepatotoxicity caused by chemo drug Methotrexate

Finally coming to light after a whole year of testing and verifying  carried out on animals, a research paper by CCHE57357’s proteomics& metabolomics team reveals the impact of a natural substance on toxicity of a certain type of chemotherapy. Methotrexate chemotherapy is widely known for its usage in treating many types of cancer and for […]

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CCHE57357’s Genomics research release gives better understanding of a multi- drug resistant bacteria which may enhance patients’ outcomes

A new paper release conducted by CCHE57357’s genomics  research team gives a better genetic understanding of Klebsiella pneumonia  (certain type of bacterial infection) which ultimately helps in reaching enhanced patients’ clinical outcomes.   Hospitalized patients in general and immuno-compromised ones in particular were found to suffer from bacterial infections among which the one causing inflammation […]

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A triumphant victory over Erdheim Chester disease

Mohamed, a playful kid, was only three when he came to CCHE57357’s screening clinic suffering from a skin rash, bulging eye balls and a fever.  His parents never expected such a malicious condition until the results of the preliminary examinations confirmed his serious illness. Mohamed was diagnosed with a rare disease named Erdheim–Chester disease.  Erdheim– […]

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Blessed Eid Wishes from ECN,

The Holy Month is already coming to an end! May the upcoming Eid be a blessed time of   joyful gatherings and celebrations with family and friends! In spite of the political circumstances and economic instability resulting from the war in Ukraine, we still wish you the best on this occasion, and may the Eid bring […]

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Best wishes from ECN for the start of Ramadan!

With Ramadan around the corner, we wish our ECN donors, supporters, and chapter leaders in the US and Canada, a blessed time filled with health, serenity, and the meaningful things of life:  togetherness and supporting one another and the most vulnerable around us. With the war outbreak in Ukraine, the future seems again so uncertain. […]

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CCHE57357 research reveals a new clue that can positively affect the survival rate of some pediatric patients diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia(AML)

A new research paper suggests the  pretreatment screening for MECOM gene overexpression in newly diagnosed AML patients for better risk stratification and thus treatment adjustment which will improve the survival rates. “Despite advances in the treatment of AML, relapse remains a major problem. While some children can be risk-stratified based on cytogenetic or molecular findings, […]

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CCHE 57357 receives the international JCI accreditation for the third time consecutively

In a scene that was filled with the joy of achievement, CCHE 57357 staff were applauded upon the announcement of the JCI surveyors panel granting the Joint Commission accreditation for the third time in a row. During a visit that lasted for a whole week, Joint Commission International surveyors have audited the hospital’s medical and […]

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CCHE57357 receives expertise on proton therapy techniques preparing for its acquisition

CCHE57357 hosted a lecture presenting one of the most advanced technologies within the field of radiotherapy, “practices of the proton therapy”. Through a lecture that gathered all the medical staff of the hospital, Dr.Shanon Macdonald, Associate Professor, radiotherapy department, Massachusetts hospital has shared her extensive experience in the uses of the proton therapy that is […]

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Wadood’s mom: CCHE57357 has turned the dream of our daughter’s recovery from cancer into a reality

The treatment journey of our survivor started when her first CBC test revealed a low count of platelets, which raised the suspicion of cancer. The three-year-old, Wadood, travelled with her family 99 miles from Damietta governorate, where she lived, to the CCHE57357 Cairo branch. Preliminary examinations  at CCHE 57357’s screening clinic confirmed what she had been […]

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Supported by ECN U.S., Hospital 57357’s pharmacy department receives the ASHP accreditation for the excellence of its quality services

CCHE 57357’s department of pharmaceutical services obtained the accreditation of the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP) for its quality services.  The accreditation confirms the hospital’s leading role within the field of clinical pharmacy in Egypt.  Previously the ASHP organization accredited the hospital’s residency training program back in 2019. The new accreditation designates CCHE57357 […]

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A special inauguration of CCHE 57357”s recreation center by the renowned maestro Nader El Abassy

The beginning of the new year has brought along a unique visit from the great musician, Nader Elabssy to the Children’s Cancer Hospital 57357. El Abassy is famously known as the artistic director of the orchestra of two iconic events, the golden parade of Egyptian royal mummies, and the grand opening of the road of […]

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CCHE 57357 is recently operating the Sonosite XP ultrasound using artificial intelligence during surgeries

CCHE57357 has recently acquired the Sonosite XP ultrasound, leveraging the technology to maximize patient safety standards during surgeries. The new ultrasound was a gift by a group of faithful Egyptians supporting the hospital’s prominent role in the field of pediatric oncology in Egypt. “CCHE57357 is achieving a milestone in technology-related patient safety by the adoption […]

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CCHE 57357 releases the first research paper about childhood cancer costs and resource utilization in Egypt

ECN US provides support for the release of the study A group of competent researchers succeeded to publish a research paper that is the first of its kind in Egypt to deal with economic and financial aspects related to childhood cancer care. “Estimating the resources utilized and costs of childhood cancer care can help in better management of resources […]

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Mariam’s Father: CCHE57357 saved my daughter from cancer

In 2016, the six year old Mariam, suffered from a persisting high fever which traditional medications failed to cure . After several visits to three different pediatricians’ clinics, an abdominal C.T scan revealed a suspicious mass upon which Mariam was referred to the Children’s cancer hospital Egypt 57357. The primary investigations were carried out immediately upon the arrival of Mariam at the […]

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Rodayna’s Grandpa: CCHE has offered a second chance at life to all our family members not only Rodayna

In January 2014 Rodayna, our new cancer survivor was diagnosed with AML (a form of blood cancer) while she was only nine. Upon ending the first school semester the outgoing playful girl fell sick with a mild fever and listless for nearly three weeks in a row. Her mother took her to her regular pediatrician […]

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A donation from CIB Bank, 57357’s new Confocal microscope renders high quality and accurate imaging of cells

Offers researchers the chance to unravel cancer secrets Despite the difficult circumstances we are facing because of a decline in donations, 57357 is committed to continuous upgrading of tools and equipment to maintain the level of treatment quality provided to children. Within the framework of our involvement in research work, which is one of 57357’s […]

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CCHE 57357’s proteomics and metabolomics lab receives the American Standardization Council ASC accreditation, the ISO/IEC17025

A first time ever  in Egypt, CCHE’s proteomics and metabolomics lab receives the American standardization council certification within the span of biological samples and food supplements. After two years of  hard work the proteomics lab team was able to obtain the ASC’s ISO/IEC17025. The ASC is a non-governmental organization, providing the ISO certification for labs […]

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May:” I owe it to CCHE57357 for realizing my dream of becoming a pharmacist” “I was concerned more about the day I would turn bald after chemotherapy”

The gorgeous young woman and future pharmacist is still receiving the best follow-up care provided by the children’s cancer hospital 57357 after being treated for chronic myeloid leukemia and getting a Bone Marrow Transplantation. In 2014, May, the 14 year old girl from Tanta suffered a rise in body temperature that lasted for a whole […]

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CCHE57357 acquires the fully integrated BD Pyxis, that would reshape the inpatient medication dispensing process

The Children’s Cancer Hospital 57357 recently acquired a set of updated medication dispensing machines” Pyxis” for each of the hospital’s floors and for the first time one of which allocated  to dispensing  anesthesia drugs in the operating room. These machines ensure maximizing medication supply control and patient safety standards. With the BD Pyxis  devices , […]

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From the anguish of a serious diagnosis to the hope of a promising future

In 2018 Mariam was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (type of blood cancer) at the Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt and started her treatment journey when she was only two years old.  “Diagnosed with cancer; words that parents never want to hear about their kids,” shares Mariam’s mother as she recalls the story of her daughter’s […]

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CCHE 57357 operates the first automated pathology lab of its kind in Egypt

The Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 is setting up a fully automated digital pathology lab as the first hospital in the region to implement the most advanced technology worldwide in the pathology field. “The acquisition of this unique type of technology confirms the hospital’s commitment to excellence and leadership, adapting technology to treat children and […]

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Patient Mohamed’s mother: At CCHE 57357, they went beyond the medical care to alleviate our suffering

“Throughout the tough times of the treatment journey we were grateful to Hospital 57357’s staff and administration for sparking hope in our hearts to witness our son’s recovery from the terrible disease” shared Mohamed’s mom as she recalls the story of her son’s journey at the Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357. In 2018, the outgoing […]

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Hanin is fighting cancer and dreaming to become a practicing doctor in 57357

Hanin is a 7 year old girl who is bravely fighting leukemia since the start of 2019. She is the eldest of her siblings, her mother is a house wife and her father a businessman. In the beginning, Hanin got fever pain in her leg that did not respond to medication. After tests and x-rays, […]

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