ECN News

With 57357’s volunteers, children with cancer can celebrate the Eid

During the days of Eid Al-Adha (the feast), volunteers gather at 57357 to play with the children, keep them company and celebrate the feast. One of the volunteers, Ahmed Abd El-Aziz says;  “My best days ever are when I spend the feast with the children at 57357. After finishing the feast’s prayer in the early […]

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Egypt Cancer Network (ECN) Supports a Major 57357 and AFNCI Staff Learning and Development Program

57357’s Restructured Training Department Program to be launched end of October With a new title, “learning and development L&D “and a new slogan” we learn …we cure”, 57357’s training department is undergoing a major face-lift operation and launching a massive staff training program. Egypt Cancer Network 57357&AFNCI (ECN), Hospital 57357’s non-profit fundraising affiliate in the […]

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57357 Takes The Lead in Cancer Awareness and Prevention Egypt Cancer Network 57357 & AFNCI (ECN) Co-funds a Major Cancer Awareness Campaign in Egypt

Rooted in 57357’s mission is its commitment to promoting cancer awareness, early detection and prevention as a demonstration of its social responsibility towards the community. Since its inception, the 57357 institution embarked on setting up a comprehensive cancer awareness program in collaboration with Hospital 57357’s   research department headed by Dr Samira Ezzat. “Recent global […]

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In the Name of Humanity, 57357 Transcends Borders, Saving the Life of a Beautiful 8 Month Old Nigerian Baby Boy

When it comes to a new-born baby diagnosed with a dreadful disease like cancer, there is no distinction between Egyptian and non-Egyptian. They are all equals, they are all our babies. Ahmed is a beautiful eight month old Nigerian baby boy. From the first moment you see him, he captivates you with his pure, innocent […]

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Prevailing instability in Egypt should not be in the way of supporting the Nation’s Progress

Egypt Cancer Network is a model organization to follow for channeling support to Egypt In his recent article published in Egyptian Newspaper,” El Shorouk” , renowned Egyptian American Economist Mohamed El Erian praises civil society’s endeavors namely U.S. based 501C3 Egypt Cancer Network founded in 2010 for being an on-going  channel of communication and support […]

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Another milestone for 57357 on the road of improving treatment protocols

“Outcome of Rhabdomyosarcoma in First Year of Life; Children’s Cancer Hospital-57357-Egypt” is the title of a recent study by a team of 57357 researchers and physicians. The research study was accepted for up-coming publication in the renowned Open Access journal Sarcoma. The study could impact the treatment path and outcome of infants in their first […]

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Al Azhar to sponsor a campaign in favor of 57357

During his visit to Hospital 57357, the Head of the religious institution Al-Azhar, Ahmed el-Tayeb, confirmed the willingness of Al-Azhar along with the Family House (Beit El Aila) and Dar El-Eftaa to support a campaign in favor of 57357. In a meeting with a 57357 delegation headed by the Hospital’s Board of trustees VP, Mr. […]

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“We are heroes… who have defeated such a terrible disease with much patience and determination” Best Friends Omar & Ahmed Recall Their Experience at 57357

Ahmed Adel and Omar Mohamed are very close friends. Their friendship started when they were admitted to Hospital 57357 both suffering from the same disease which is Osteosarcoma. Ahmed was admitted in May 2012, just 2 months prior to Omar. Ahmed had the tumor in his left leg but Omar had it in his right […]

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ECN, main partner of 57357 on its expansion journey 57357’s upcoming 300 bed Tower: Hope for hundreds of patients denied access due to overloaded capacity

The Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt (CCHE) 57357 has occupied center stage in diagnosing, treating and caring for children with cancer in Egypt and the surrounding region. Moreover, it has firmly positioned itself as an institution that is in the pursuit of excellence, innovation, quality, and as a model of change in the healthcare field. The […]

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57357 is blessed with the visit of two dignified sheikhs Gamal Kotb and Omar Abd El-Kafi, calling on people to donate for its children with cancer

During a visit to 57357 and quoting from the Holy Qur’an ,El-Sheikh Gamal Kotb prompted people to donate to the cause of children with cancer. “Who is he that will lend to Allah a goodly loan so that He may multiply it to him many times? ” said el-Sheikh Gamal Kotb during his visit to57357. […]

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From the diary of a member of 57357 staff: “I was startled by a resonating sound of joy (Zaghared) in 57357’s Hall announcing Basmallah’s recovery from cancer”

  As a long workday at 57357 was about to finally end, I heard  a strident sound of joy resonating in the Hospital entrance hall. I turned around to look for its source. I saw a jovial face and eyes full of hope, gratefulness and happiness. It was the face of a middle-aged mother, dressed […]

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Why is Nursing different at 57357?

Why is Nursing different at 57357? At 57357, Nurses are acknowledged for their vital role in the delivery of quality care They are motivated to explore new paths for career improvement and professional enhancement Is nursing different at 57357 because you cannot but be compassionate when dealing with the most helpless who are fighting a […]

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Ramadan Message from the Editor: Egypt Cancer Network: A Bridge Between the U.S. and Egypt in the Global Fight Against Cancer

 Egypt Cancer Network: A Bridge Between the U.S. and Egypt in the Global Fight Against Cancer  A year has so rapidly passed and we find ourselves celebrating the start of the Holy Month of Ramadan once again. This may be a suitable time to pause, reflect andrecapitulate.  Pausing is always useful for putting things into […]

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Someone Saved My Life Tonight – A Tribute to Elton John

Songs for Children is a volunteer group founded by Bay Area student singer Mariam Helmy. Starting from a small recital in her living room that funded an Egyptian orphanage, Songs for Children has grown to encompass a wide variety of performers from all over California who have a common goal – to help children in […]

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At EMSOS 2013, 57357 to share assessment of drug related heart disease in Ewing Sarcoma patients and how to prevent it 57357 is leading the way for improving protocols and patients’ outcomes

A 57357’s group of researchers is participating in the 2013 European Musclo Skeletal Oncology Society (EMSOS) in Gothenburg, Sweden on May, 29, 2013 with an oral presentation .Their findings relate to the incidence , severity, and pattern of cardio toxicity (heart disease) in patients with Ewing’s Sarcoma, due to the effect of a chemotherapy drug, […]

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ECN’s sponsors 57357 shares in a joint St. Jude/Children’s Cancer Center Lebanon pediatric oncology conference

On the occasion of both the 60th anniversary of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (SJCRH), Memphis TN, and the 10th anniversary of its affiliate, the Children’s Cancer Center of Lebanon(CCCL),   Hospital 57357 shared in their joint pediatric oncologyconference on May 11 and 12, 2013 in Lebanon. Thanks to 57357’s affiliate in the U.S., Egypt Cancer […]

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Grateful to Hospital 57357, Taxi driver Ahmed, Waits at the Gate every day to Transport its Patients

Ahmed has been a taxi-driver for 10 years now. His niece, “Judi”, was admitted to Hospital 57357 two years ago, to get treatment for her brain tumor. Just like all the other kids at 57357, she was given the best of care of  by each and every one at the Hospital as though she was […]

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With 57357 and AFNCI, Egypt Cancer Network (ECN) to co-fund a major cancer awareness campaign in Egypt

Embedded in the missions of the Association of Friends of the National Cancer Institute, Hospital 57357 and the Children’s Cancer Hospital Foundation 57357 is their commitment to serving and taking care of the community by leading in cancer awareness, early detection and prevention. Since its inception, the 57357 Institution has undertaken a number of health […]

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With their volunteer artistic dance teacher Shawn Lent, 57357’s Children with cancer are laughing, dancing, and forgetting their cancers

Once she turns on her mp4 music player to run her dancing songs the children gather in front of her to dance away their sadness and take a moment to forget all about cancer. Shawn Lent is a talented American dance teaching artist, who came to Egypt on a scholarship grant to lecture at the […]

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57357’s Intra-Operative Ultra-Sound Brain Tumor Resection Experience Confirmed by Recent Swiss and North American findings

A Milestone for 57357’s positioning as a Leading Center in Pediatric Neuro-Surgery In a recent paper by a group of Swiss researchers published in the prestigiousChilds Nerv Syst on-line journal on Sept.17, 2011, 57357’s chief Neuro-surgeon, Dr. Mohamed El Beltagi and his team were cited on several occasions. His findings( published earlier in the same […]

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The world famous Harlem Globetrotters bring their unbelievable basketball skills to 57357’s kids with cancer

World Famous Exhibition basketball team Harlem Globetrotters cheer up 57357’s kids with cancer with their fun games Despite their busy few days in Cairo, where they were scheduled to hold 3 performances at the International Stadium, the Harlem Globetrotters insisted on visiting Hospital 57357’s children with cancer on Thursday, May9, 2013. From the minute they […]

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The Second Time around, ECN’s Dallas Chapter Reaches out to Cancer Patients in Egypt World famous, Architect Bailey, Hospital 57357’s Building Designer shows 3D images of its Future Expansion Complex

With amazing spring weather,the 2nd annual Fundraiser for Egypt Cancer Network 57357(ECN) took place at the Four Seasons resort in Las Colinas on April 6., 2013, attracting many Arab Americans in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. This year included keynote speakers such as Jonathan Bailey, the renowned Dallas-based architect of the Children’s Cancer Hospital, Egypt’s(CCHE) current […]

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Mother’s day May 12, 2013

 Flowers, candy, dinner at a restaurant … these are all common ways to honor the most important person in your life, your Mom.  Mother’s Day in the United States this year is May 12.  Although the above gifts are very nice, we at Egypt Cancer Network have a better idea. There is another way to […]

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57357 is constantly blessed with generous Egyptian/Arab U.S. Citizens : Mr.Saad Hegazy, Mr.Elias Debbas and so many more who carry Egypt in their heart .

 Built thanks to small and big donations, 57357 continues to expand and be sustained by them   There is a certain aura to the Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt (CCHE), alias Hospital 57357 that rallies people around it regardless of their race, creed or social background. Whether in Cairo , Egypt where it is located for the  […]

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Keeping the Dream alive in New York City for 57357

March 30, 2013 was an ordinary day in the life of most New Yorkers.  It was a brisk day with a hint of Spring in the air.  People went about their normal Saturday routine, shopping, cleaning, and running their kids from one soccer game to another.  What they did not realize as they were doing […]

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