ECN News

One of the powerful teachings of Ramadan is to clothe ourselves with compassion and the one needing most our compassion is the person who is sick

We are grateful for your belief in the worthiness of our cause and your constant support to cancer patients in Egypt During the Eid, as we celebrate with family and friends, let us all renew our vows to always be there for them. Let us remind ourselves that each time we donate to ECN: We […]

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Mohammed Ben Mubarak announces the winning of the Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt Foundation of the Isa award for service to humanity

Bahrain’s deputy prime minister and chairman of the board of trusties of Isa award for service to humanity, his highness sheikh Mohammed Ben Mubarak Al Khalifa, revealed that the winner of Isa award in its third edition 2015-2017 is the Children’s Cancer Hospital Foundation Egypt. His highness said that the Hospital was selected as the […]

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Thank God, Farida is recovering from a stage 4 cancer. She is getting better and resuming her treatment journey

Dr. Ahmed Ibrahim, Oncology and BMT Consultant at 57357, “We cling to hope and exert all efforts to secure the success of Farida’s treatment Journey, (God Willing)  Farida is a 5 year old girl who was struck with cancer in her belly and pelvis which spread to musculoskeletal nerves and aorta to reach  4th stage […]

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The American Society for Radiation Oncology ASTRO accredits 57357 as a training center for its resident physicians

Head of 57357’s radiotherapy department, Dr. Zaghloul: this accreditation which was backed by Egyptian American physician and ECN member, Dr. Sherif Yacoub, stands for the recognition of 57357 as a world prominent radiation oncology treatment center.

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This year, for ECN U.S., Santa’s name is Yacoubian Dr. Sonia Yacoubian, Egyptian American Physician, leaves all her inheritance to 57357’s children with cancer

    It came to our attention through Dr. Hesham El Seify, President of the Board of ECN U.S., that a prominent Egyptian American Physician by the name of Sonia Yacoubian who has been living for 40 years in Southern California, had approached him to bequeath her inheritance as a trust to Hospital 57357’s children […]

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First ECN event in Minnesota rallies the Coptic Orthodox church around 57357’s support

On October 30, 2016 Egypt Cancer Network held a fundraising luncheon which was hosted by Fr. Youannes and Fr. Jacob leaders of Saint Mary’s Coptic Orthodox Church of Saint Paul, Minnesota along with Chapter volunteer Mr. Ramses Sidky. The event was the first ECN event to be held in the state of Minnesota and was […]

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Through the distribution of free schoolbags: Egypt Cancer Network (ECN) and AFNCI sponsor a health awareness campaign in benefit of school children with modest background.

” Our children’s schoolbags,  our country’s health”, is the slogan of the schoolbags campaign sponsored by  Egypt Cancer Network (ECN) the Association of Friends of the National Cancer-free Initiative, AFNCI, in its fight for the wellbeing of our school children and  against ignorance and poverty.   Thanks to donors’ Support, ECN and AFNCI plan to distribute up to 100 thousand school […]

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A 57357/ APIC training initiative to enhance infection control and prevention in Egypt’s Hospitals

Today, the 57357 Foundation and Academy launched an intensive five day TOT (Training of Trainers) infection control course in collaboration with the worldwide renowned North American Association of Professionals for Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC). Through its subsidiary, APIC Consulting Services, Inc., APIC is is providing two North American instructors to give a two module […]

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Hope and positive energy abound at 57357’s new expansion construction site

Thanks to donors’ support of the U.S. based Egypt Cancer Network, RTKL, the renowned global architectural firm has already delivered the schematic and core concept design for 57357’s capacity and program expansion project, the Health Sciences Campus. RTKL was responsible for developing a unique patient and family centered design according to best practice for a […]

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Our Best Wishes for the Eid El Kebir

To all ECN U.S donors, chapter leaders and board members, With the up-coming festivities of the Eid El kebir, we want to Thank you for your constant presence and support all through the year. We are humbled by your compassion and your encouragement. Because of your contributions, this Eid celebration is a special one at […]

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Spotlight on 57357 s awareness activities during September, the childhood cancer awareness month

Following the U.S. which in 2012 had declared September as the National childhood cancer awareness month, a number of child cancer institutions in other countries such as the UK, Australia and New Zealand have followed the same path. This year, the Children’s cancer Hospital Egypt 57357, largest pediatric cancer healthcare center in the world (300 […]

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Irini: 57357 Intensive Care Unit’s walking miracle

At the Hospital, they call her the ICU walking miracle. Her name is Irini Hany Fouad. Irini turned 8 this month. She was admitted to Hospital 5 years ago on the 21rst of February 2011 and diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. I wanted to meet the girl who fought fiercely for her life during 43 […]

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A generous donation to 57357’s children with cancer from the Slovak Republic delivered in person by its Foreign Affairs Minister

Yesterday, Hospital 57357 was blessed with the visit of a fine Slovak Republic delegation headed by its Foreign Affairs Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, HE Miroslav Lajcak to deliver in person a generous donation and visit the children. After a warm welcome by the children at the Hospital entrance, the Minister was guided by Dr. […]

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Meet Dr. Nabil Ahmed: the Knight in shining armor taking 57357’s research to world class levels

  Dr. Ahmed: “Hospital 57357 has reached such a position…..that compels it….out of moral responsibility …to share with the rest of the world its findings I met him in his office as he was mentoring Nihal, a young 57357 research team member on how to write a concept paper to introduce her research project. A […]

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Little Farida has overcome cancer

Her Mum’s Tears of joy are 57357’s ultimate reward Farida’s treatment journey is crowned with success thanks to God’s grace and our donors’ support. Farida’s recovery is by all standards labeled as miraculous. Farida was born with cancer. In fact lab tests revealed that she had already contracted the disease 2 months before her birth. […]

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Time and Again, Magid Al Futtaim/Carrefour renew their pledge to support 57357

Hospital 57357 was blessed with the visit of one of its faithful donors and partners since 2009, Magid Al Futtaim /Carrefour. A staff delegation headed by Mr. Fawaz Tayfour, VP Human Capital, Organization, Systems&IT, and Mr. Ahmed Rohayem , Loss Prevention GM, Egypt, seized the opportunity of the delivery of their yearly Ramadan donation to […]

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During the Minister of Awqaf, Dr. Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa’s first visit to 57357

It is not enough to just do charity…. when you donate, you have to give your best to the needy… this is what 57357 is doing: offering the best comprehensive quality care to its patients. The Minister of Awqaf, Dr. Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa was warmly welcomed at the Auditorium by the Hospital’s CEO, Dr. Sherif […]

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Egyptian churches show their solidarity with 57357 during the Holy Month of Ramadan

Churches of all denominations across Egypt, responded in great numbers to the 57357 Foundation initiative to support Hospital 57357 during the month of Ramadan. This initiative, launched intentionally at the start of the holy month by a member of the fundraising team, aimed at inviting the largest number of churches and their congregations to visit […]

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57357 is Home and Harbor for our Children After being the first admitted patient to be treated and cured at 57357, Sherif joins the Hospital staff team

In 2007, he was the first patient admitted to the Hospital and in 2016 he became one of its staff Sherif “At 57357 I learned to dream big and to make my dreams come true” “Before I was diagnosed with cancer my dream was to become a chef but after my recovery I started to […]

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57357 Tanta Branch Honors the Egyptian Hero Mahmoud Elkomi

Elkomi to Hospital Staff and Children “you are real life heroes and fighters…I invite all Egyptians to support our children at 57357” “My message to the Egyptian youth is that our love to Egypt entails hard work and sacrifices, not just slogans on Facebook” Our Children at Hospital 57357- Tanta enjoyed spending a joyful day […]

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Tarek, the 57357 Tanta patient with the golden smile, has overcome the cancer

Remember Tarek, the 57357 Tanta branch patient whose smile and high spirits were performing miracles. Tarek is from Banha. His father is an engineer and his mother a school teacher. He is 10 years old and has three siblings Tarek has a brain tumor and was admitted in 57357 a year ago in July. He […]

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All Hospital ultra-sound machines were up-graded to include an up to date technology which enables the fusion of ultra sound results with the corresponding CT and MRI imagery. This feature leads to better diagnostic results.

The mammography equipment was upgraded from analogue to digital technology. It is noteworthy that 57357 is presently endowed with a complete up to date breast cancer detection unit with the latest ultra-sound and bone-density equipment.  Besides being a source of revenue for the Hospital, the unit’s service surplus is enabling the Hospital to service the […]

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Hospital 57357 Hosts the Training Conference of Cairo Boot Camp Advocacy (NCD free) Innovation Leadership

Hospital 57357 CEO: “We fully support your Initiative and the Egyptian youth … Egyptians built 57357 with their donations and now you are going on towards making a real change in the society.” Yesterday, Friday, July 22, 2016, the “Training Conference of Cairo Boot Camp Advocacy – (NCD free) Innovation Leadership” was launched at Hospital […]

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In constant pursuit to minimize pain for our patients: A new painless procedure for cannula insertion and sample drawing at 57357

This new procedure is an initiative by the Clinical pharmacy’s drug information center in collaboration with the Anesthesia department. It involves the local anesthetization of the area through rapid cooling using atomizers or ice blocks. This procedure ensures a more rapid and painless intervention than in previous traditional methods for cannula insertion or sample drawing. […]

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Nursing is different in 57357 thanks to continuous education and training

Raising Awareness levels of 57357’s nursing team according to world quality standards Our aim is the provision of world quality standards of healthcare services in order to raise our average cure rates and overcome the cancer disease. That is why we have to be watching closely and following up on our patient from the moment […]

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