ECN News

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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In 57357’s blood drawing room, no more fear thanks to Amo Farhan who transforms the children’s tears into laughter

A message received through our Facebook page from one of the patients’ mothers: “I faced a difficult situation as it was problematic to draw blood from my son to make lab tests before the operation. I ran into Amo farhan accidently and shared my problem with him. He calmed me down and accompanied my child […]

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Dr. Hisham Seify

The President Of Egypt Cancer Network 57357 USA on US News / castle Connelly Pick for Top Doctors In America 2016!… EGYPTIAN AND PROUD  

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More Dreams are Coming True to Bring Prosperity to Egypt

The Minster of Social Solidarity Lays the Foundation Stone of 57357’s Health Sciences Campus The campus includes an advanced research center and the first proton therapy facility in The Middle East. At Hospital 57357, our ambition has no limits… we do not just dream, but we act to make our dreams come true. That is […]

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Best Eid wishes from the ECN U.S. Administration

As we celebrate the advent of Eid El Fetr, we remember our families and friends back home in our beloved Egypt and in the MENA region. We are thankful to ECN and its different chapters spread throughout the U.S., for creating a solid and compassionate channel of communication between Egypt and the U.S. , enabling […]

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ECN explores ways of passing on the “57357 support” baton to the younger generation of Egyptian Americans

Hospital 57357’s top management is concerned with succession and training possibilities for the next generation of professionals who will ensure the successful continuation of Hospital 57357. Concomitantly, ECN board members are also eager to rally the younger generation of Egyptian Americans around the Hospital. During a recent fundraiser in Southern California , the President of […]

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Do you remember 57357’s Rwandan Leukemia patient Manzy? He recovered and is returning back Home!

The little Rwandan 4 year old boy arrived at 57357 on the 12th of October 2014 with his vision impaired because of a severe eye infection , one of his legs swollen, his body covered with white patches and bleeding from different parts of the body. He was assigned to pediatric oncologist consultant Dr. Sonia […]

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On the Occasion of his 18th memorial: El Sheikh El Sha’rawy …….One of the first benefactors of Hospital 57357

His monthly donation and those of a number of his friends were the seed money that developed into the establishment of 57357. This donation or Sadaka to 57357 is kept on-going even after his passing. The Eminent Sheikh will never be forgotten. His picture is forever engraved in our hearts. “If you come across a […]

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Launch of the first 57357 pediatric oncology residency program

13 new recruits start their orientation within a carefully tailored training program around 57357’s values and culture It was about time to have our own 57357 pediatric oncology residency program. Armed with our polished experience in the 57357 training academy based joint 57357/ Dana Farber Boston Children’s fellowship program, a team headed by Dr. Emad […]

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For Our Children … For Our Country

At 57357, we started Working on a New Dream to Make it Come True New Expansions to Receive More Children and Help them Beat Cancer We are pleased to announce that we have signed the Agreement of the Implementation of the First Phase of the Expansion and Development of the Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 […]

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The Story of Farah: Cancer Survivor, Fighter and Future Media Specialist

I met Farah in the lobby of the Hospital. A frail little adolescent girl who seems to be a fan of matching the color of her clothes to that of her costume jewelry. Farah is a very mature, assertive, humorous, and determined young girl who is accurate and precise when detailing her experience with cancer. […]

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ECN at VCU: College Students set out to support Hospital 57357’s children with Cancer in Egypt

Over the past year, ECN at Virginia Commonwealth University has set out on a mission to help support the children in the 57357 Children’s Cancer Hospital of Cairo. ECN at VCU is a non-profit student organization that has worked closely with ECN USA to help involve college students in the worldwide fight against cancer. Although […]

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A new Egypt Cancer Network U.S. Chapter is born in San Francisco, California Promising support from the Bay area to Hospital 57357’s new capacity expansion project

This year, Ramadan is bringing along the birth of a new chapter in the Bay area, new expectations, and bigger challenges for ECN in the U.S. On May 8th, 2016, the nascent ECN San Francisco chapter held its first fundraising dinner with over 150 attendees, members of the Egyptian community in the Bay Area, Northern […]

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On the visit of the special Assistant to the Mayor of Houston, Matthew Shailer, to 57357:

I have been to many hospitals around the world and this is one of the best experiences I have had Yesterday we received the visit of the special assistant to the mayor of Houston, Texas, U.S, Mr. Matthew Shailer. Few years back, Shailer had attended a fundraiser in favor of Hospital 57357 organized by Egypt […]

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Mina Atef, a patriotic Egyptian who holds Egypt in his heart

Egyptian who works in The Emirates. Mina left his heart in Egypt; that is why he is always present in any Egypt-related event to offer moral and material support. For instance, the charitable and kind-hearted Mina never fails to stand by the Hospital and its children with cancer. On the occasion of the Al Ahly […]

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Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Stefane Dion’s message from 57357’s chemotherapy room

Children are the same everywhere, they want to laugh, play, and dream of a bright future. To safeguard our children’s basic rights, our duty as citizens of the world is to support each other and those who take care of them with care and love as in Hospital 57357 ‘Touching’ and ‘compassionate’; these are the […]

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Construction of 57357’s expansion project, the Health Sciences Campus, is finally launched!

Arabian Construction Co. as Contractor, and Shaker Consultancy group as local consultant prepare for site mobilization of the administrative and outpatient buildings   Both Contractor and local Consultant were part of the dream Team that built Hospital 57357 At last, the incredible dream of increasing the capacity and programs of Hospital 57357 and turning it […]

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Samsung Electronics Egypt visit Hospital 57357’s children

Up-coming support from the company to 57357 in the areas of research and expansion projects Hospital 57357 welcomed a Samsung Electronics Egypt delegation headed by Eng. Sherif Barakat, VP of the company, and Ms Ragia Samir, Head of marketing. They were received by the Hospital CEO who accompanied them on their tour of the premises. […]

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In pursuit of maximizing our leukemia patients’ outcomes and thanks to constant donors’ Support

The Hospital Lab receives a donation of the latest  technology flow cytometry equipment, one of the tools of identifying Minimum Residual Disease. The new 10 color technology secures maximum precision and accuracy in identifying residual cancer cells and as well it detects all the different kinds of modifications of these cancer cells.   Minimal residual disease (MRD) is the […]

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Rodayna, saved thanks to God’s protection and 57357’s rapid intervention

Overwhelmed with gratitude, Rodayna’s mom delivers a personal testimonial in favor of the Hospital Watch Rodayna in the art therapy room painting her life with colors of joy Rodayna is a beautiful three and a half year old girl, the youngest of 4 siblings whose father is an employee and her mother a housewife. Her ordeal […]

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Time and again, Egyptians join their efforts for the benefit of cancer patients

Amna Taher, a true patriotic Egyptian Lady donates a property to 57357 to house a hospice care The Association of Friends of the National Cancer-free Initiative (AFNCI) supports the setup of the Hospice care facility Hospital 57357 takes care of the training of the palliative care nursing team The generous Mrs. Amna Taher signed a […]

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Training in radio- nuclear pharmacy specialty is being established

In 57357 and for the first time in Egypt and in the Arab world: Training in radio- nuclear pharmacy specialty is being established Nuclear pharmacy was first established as a pharmacy specialty in the developed world in 1978. Nuclear Pharmacy entails the preparation of radioactive materials that will be used to diagnose and treat specific […]

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Tarek, a 57357 Tanta branch patient whose smile and high spirits are performing miracles

The first time I laid eyes on him was during the cartoon characters festival Hospital 57357 Cairo had organized for the children a week ago. You cannot but be charmed by his beautiful laughter. He carries a smile that lightens up his face and instills hope in anyone who reaches out to him. Tarek is […]

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Training in radio- nuclear pharmacy specialty is being established

In 57357 and for the first time in Egypt and in the Arab world: Training in radio- nuclear pharmacy specialty is being established Nuclear pharmacy was first established as a pharmacy specialty in the developed world in 1978. Nuclear Pharmacy entails the preparation of radioactive materials that will be used to diagnose and treat specific […]

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