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Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt receives OFID 2015 Annual Award for Development

VIENNA, Austria, 22nd July, 2015 (WAM) — The OPEC Fund for International Development, OFID, has announced that the Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt, CCHE, widely known as Hospital 57357, has been selected to receive the OFID 2015 Annual Award for Development. The hospital was selected in recognition of its work in alleviating the suffering of children […]

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This year’s Eid celebration is a special one at 57357

We have so much to celebrate for:  8 years of operation, the launch of the  new 60bed extension at the  Hospital premises and  Tanta branch in the Delta, the newly recorded average  over-all survival rate of 74.7% at the hospital, the completion of the architectural schematic design for its future  Health Sciences Campus and the […]

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57357…….. 8 years of achievements

Because our children’s well-being is what we value the most During this month  we celebrated 8 years of operations for Hospital 57357 Instead of celebrating with words and slogans, this year we will commemorate all what has been accomplished so far…. The promises we made and the promises we kept…..thanks to the support and generosity […]

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57357 granted a Cerner Middle East award for inspiring Healthcare Technology adoption aiming to improve patients’ outcomes.

I had the chance to chat with members of the 57357delegation who attended the 2015 Cerner Achievement & Innovation Awards early June in Dubai. Members of the delegation included Haytham Allam, medical applications Manager, IT, Research Nurse Wessam Ahmed, , and Dr. Walid Magdi Hassan, research department. Each one presented his work at the sixth […]

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The martyr’s last wish

Meeting with the mother of our hero martyr Ahmed Hegazy at 57357 “Donate to 57357”, used to say the martyr to his mother, “with 57357, we know exactly where the money is going and we trust them” I met her at 57357 and she told me how she came to be informed of her son’s […]

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A journey inside the 57357 Institution and the results of Liver Cancer treatment at The Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357

Before I start talking about Liver Cancer at the Children’s Cancer Hospital Institution 57357, two facts have to be stressed: First, we all agree that we cannot manage what we cannot measure. Second, it is thanks to the presence of an entire group of researchers from the Clinical Research department whose main mission is to […]

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“Alaa in 57357…….57357 in Egypt”

Translation of article by Nashwa Al Hofy in al Watan News How awful it is to feel disabled and useless next to a suffering person, being only capable of  silently crying, fervently praying, or helplessly sighing in expression of your failure in alleviating his pain. This is exactly what I went through during the time […]

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El Sheikh Osama Alazhary celebrates the start of Ramadan decorating 57357 with the children

“My best wishes for a new Holy month of Ramadan, May it always rally us around the alleviation of the suffering of children. Egypt will be better thanks to all of us” “Here, in 57357, your zakat and your Sadaka not only contribute to the establishment of a Hospital but to the building of a […]

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Long as our protectors Egypt

Today we commemorate a significant event in the lives of Egyptians. This is the memorial of what is known as the 10th of Ramadan war which is the same as the 6th of October War. In 1973, precisely on the 6th   of October of that year which corresponded to the 10th of Ramadan, Egyptian Soldiers […]

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A message from Nagham’ s father: Thanks be to God, my daughter is cured from cancer of the liver

      Thank you 57357, you restored Hope in life to me and her mother This message was sent to us by Nagham’s father on our Face Book page. He wanted to share his optimism and joy for the imminent recovery of his daughter with all our readers and friends. As he is constantly […]

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Latest Technology Intra-operative MRI

Latest Technology Intra-operative MRI to raise brain tumor over-all survival rates from 60% to 75-80% Thanks to the generous donation of our partner, Commercial International Bank, 57357 is in the process of acquiring and installing the latest brain surgery technology: Intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging (IO-MRI). Of all the various imaging techniques, MRI has become the […]

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14 year old patient Carmen

“I am not afraid….God is beside me and I am being treated at 57357” Our hero Carmen is a 14 year old girl with a sweet gentle smiling face. She loves Sports, Ballet, and plays the piano. Nonetheless, she is a determined courageous fighter who is not afraid of battling cancer, full of hope that […]

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A letter from the Editor:

Egypt Cancer Network: A channel Between the U.S. and Egypt to support Egyptian cancer patients The holy month of Ramadan is already on our doorsteps marking the passage of yet another fruitful year.  In many ways, it is a suitable time for us to reflect on our past year’s activities which-to say the least-have brought […]

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El Damier Al Hay’s orphans visit 57357’s children

  Children supporting Children  El Damier Al Hay’s orphans visit 57357’s children:            In this imperfect world, we all have our share of suffering, we are Orphans and you are Cancer patients…God bless us all and have mercy on us… “I was very keen to bring my girls to visit 57357 […]

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Thanks to the generosity and far sightedness of our donor, Her Highness Sharjah’s Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi

57357 receives an updated (PACS) medical imaging technology Hospital 57357 was blessed to receive the generous amount of Emirati dirham 5 millions from Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi to update its (PACS) picture archiving and communication system. PACS is a medical imaging technology which provides economical storage of and convenient access to […]

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Commenting on his first visit to 57357, renowned actor Mohamed Sobhi posted the following on his official face book page:

“A new culture prevails in this healthcare institution, one of mercy and compassion, of noble initiatives, and of will and determination. In Egypt, there exist now a safe haven for our children with cancer who will no more be defeated by this terrible disease. I wish to see Egypt becoming like 57357

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Children helping children: The Children of Tahla Village in El Kalioubia compete to donate the largest sum to 57357

Despite their very young age and modest background, Tahla Village Children demonstrate great sensitivity towards the needs of Society’s less privileged  Omar, Ali , and  Othman Mohamed Shokry Habeeb, are three young brothers from Tahla Village in El Kalioubia province. Omar, four years old, is the youngest, and Othman, the oldest, is only nine. The […]

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Farida, has two gifts in store for her two Moms on Mother’s day

Farida was saved thanks to 57357’s multidisciplinary treatment approach Farida, did you prepare a gift for your mom for Mother’s day ? asked Dr. Emad Moussa, Farida’s physician, as he was examining her on one of her routine check-ups during the final treatment phase. Farida answered: Dr. Emad, do you know I have two mothers? […]

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Dr.Mark Kieran, Pediatric neuro-oncology Director, Harvard University, DFBC, on his recent visit to Hospital 57357:

“57357/ Dana Farber Boston Children’s Cancer & Blood disorders Center (DFBC) pediatric oncology fellowship program is running well on track” “The 57357/DFBC joint pediatric oncology fellowship program is running well on track,” reveals to me Dr. Mark Kieran on the last day (March 6, 2015) of his recent visit to 57357. As director of Pediatric Neuro–Oncology, […]

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Be a link in the solidarity chain formed to save little Manzy

“I cannot believe that Manzy is walking, talking, seeing everything around him”, said his father in gratitude to our staff. “I’m almost wishing to go home now, but of course I can’t, he must complete his treatment”, he continued. Manzy is a four year old boy from Rwanda who was urgently flown in to 57357 […]

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Students of Sheikha Fatima Language School visit CCHE 57357

CAIRO, 19th December, 2014 (WAM) — A group of 20 students from the Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Language School in Nasr City, Cairo, paid a visit on Thursday to the Children’s Cancer Hospital 57357 (CCHE 57357). The students wore t-shirts that carried a message of thanks to H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the […]

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12 year old Bula’s special way of thanking the Hospital: a text message to 57357

It’s December 2014. I stumble upon Bula on my visit to the hospital. I catch him while he was sending a text message from his phone to donate to 57357. I am intrigued. A few months earlier, 12 year old Bula from Menouf in Menoufiya felt dizzy. He had a fever, low sugar levels, a […]

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To ensure a better quality of life for Mariam after treatment: A joint research between St. Jude & 57357 to reduce toxicity and morbidity of low risk ALL treatment protocol

Mariam is improving and spending Christmas with her family in Menia Mariam is a 3 and a half year old girl from the Upper Egypt province of Menia. She was just about to leave the Hospital with her mother when I met her at the day-care area after she had received a shot in the […]

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To encourage and uphold volunteerism in Egypt on the occasion of World Volunteers day: 57357 hosts the UN volunteers program event in honor of Egyptian Volunteers from all walks of life

In appreciation and honor of volunteers from 12 different associations, NGOs and institutions , 57357 hosted and organized the closing celebration of UN’s “ International Volunteering Week in Egypt “ at the Hospital auditorium last Friday, Dec.12, 2014.  Attending the celebration, which lasted from 1 pm to 3pm, were a delegation from the UN , […]

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To raise awareness about cancer causes for prevention and protection of our students’ health The “Home without cancer” campaign team visits several schools in Port Said and KAPSI coatings plant

Port said Governor joins the team in visiting El Nil School Because Hospital 57357 is committed to safeguarding the wellness of Egypt’s children both the sick and the healthy, it is engaged in raising awareness about cancer causes and prevention through widespread comprehensive media campaigns . As such a multidisciplinary Hospital team was assigned to […]

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