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The Canadian Philopateer Christian College visit to 57357

High school students came to lift up the children’s spirits…….They left hopeful and encouraged On Sunday, March 13th, 2016, the CCHE was blessed with the visit of a group of 30 high school students from the private Philopateer Christian College in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. The group was accompanied by their School Principal, Ms. Phoebe Wasfi and Fr. Angelos Michael representative of the...
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Dr. Grace Mbatia from Kenya: a pediatric oncologist change agent is born

Last week we received an E-mail from one member of the second group of fellowship trainees, Grace Mbatia who shared her enthusiasm with the transformative aspect of the learning and training sessions of the joint 57357/Dana Farber Boston Children’s fellowship program. Grace is a certified pediatrician who practices at the Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi, the oldest hospital in Kenya....
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Today in 57357 Hospital the Radiotherapy area takes on a new colorful look

To maximize our children’s experience and to distract them while receiving radiotherapy. In collaboration with the radiotherapy department and the “ for the love of Egypt” Initiative, Artist Samah Anwar is transforming the radiotherapy area into a bright colorful cheerful area so as to push away fears and apprehension of children as they come in to receive radiotherapy. Moreover, in...
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57357 reaches out to school students in Egypt’s southern province of Minya

Taking Virus C and waste disposal awareness topics to school students in the South In line with 57357’s mission of relying on prevention in its fight against cancer and its commitment to spreading awareness all across the Egyptian Territory, a 57357 Foundation and Hospital team travelled to Minya last Thursday, March 10, 2016. On behalf of the Foundation’s Schools and universities unit, Mr....
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Latest Technology Intra-operative MRI in 57357 to raise brain tumor over-all survival rates from 60% to 75-80%

Today, at 57357, we performed the first brain tumor surgery with the latest brain surgery technology: Intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging (IO-MRI). Of all the various imaging techniques, MRI has become the method of choice for guidance during neurosurgical procedures but this specific technology(IO-MRI)  offers the surgeon  more accurate intraoperative lesion localization and,...
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Working extra hours at 57357’s Pharmacy Lab to speed up the release of chemo patients

The Pharmacy Lab in Hospital 57357 will start working at 6 am instead of 8am, adding two extra hours to the regular work load of its staff. In pursuit of maximizing its patients’ experience, the lab is thus enabled to test blood samples of chemo therapy patients early enough to release them rapidly and enable others to find empty space to receive their treatment. It is noteworthy that the...
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At 57357, a long journey for cure awaits Ossama: The messenger of courage, hope and Joy for his fellow patients

I spotted him immediately in the art therapy room among a large number of children who were completely absorbed in their art and crafts activities. How could I possibly miss him: He has the most beautiful smile and his eyes are shining with brightness?  Moreover, his art creation was particularly attractive: a big colorful butterfly on a sheet of white cloth. I asked him if I could chat a bit...
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We are proud of Dr. Mohamed El Erian, ECN 57357 Advisory Board Member

“The one economic book you must read now . . . If you want to understand this bifurcated world and where it’s headed, there is no better interpreter than Mohamed El-Erian. . . . [ The Only Game in Town] is an excellent primer. . . . It’s also a guide on what to expect as the world struggles to cope with slower, less equal growth and the resulting populism, nationalism and ugly...
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Setting up the latest Micro array equipment in Egypt in 57357’s new genetic epidemiology center For the first time in Egypt, researchers are enabled to push forward gene targeting therapies in this part of the world

The first Micro array equipment in Egypt was received by 57357’s newly set -up Genetic Epidemiology Center of Excellence in October of 2015 and set up for operation in January 2016. The equipment is part of a L.E.10 million grant by the Science &Technology Development Fund (STDF) for the purchase of two major equipment for the setting up of a genetic epidemiology center of excellence,...
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57357 produces a new radioactive tracer instrumental in enhancing brain tumor diagnosis and surgery

A new radioactive tracer, Fluoro-Ethyl- Tyrosine (F-18 FET), is produced by the Nuclear medicine department. This new tracer will help in more precision in brain tumor imaging. As it is used in PET/CT imaging it provides additional information on the metabolic activity of the tumor, besides anatomical information on tumor size and localization. This radioactive tracer will make a difference in...