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In Memory of Beloved Board Member Ms. Ola Ghabour

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved board member, Ms. Ola Ghabour, after a short and valiant battle with cancer. Ms. Ghabour led a very successful life. She was a co-founder Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 in Cairo as well as Egypt Cancer Network in the U.S. As a […]

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Call for Support for Naming Opportunities through ECN at Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 and the National Cancer Institute

Please support the naming opportunity program that Egypt Cancer Network 57357 shares with its partners, Association of Friends of the National Cancer Institute (AFNCI) and Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 (CCHE). The Naming Opportunity program is specially crafted to commemorate your loved ones while simultaneously providing the framework from which CCHE and the National Cancer […]

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ECN Interviews Dr. Akram Safadi, CEO of NetOne International About NetOne Program Donations to ECN

Egypt Cancer Network recently caught up with Dr. Akram Safadi, the CEO of NetOne International. NetOne International, a telecom company that provides international calling services to the US, Canada and Australia, began hosting a campaign for ECN and 57357 during Ramadan 2012. NetOne belongs to a multi-business group that started in Orlando 25 years ago […]

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Happy Hijri New Year 1434 from Egypt Cancer Network 57357

Wishing you, your families and loved ones a very happy Hijri New Year and best wishes for 1434. May everyone be blessed this coming year.

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PIMCO CEO Dr. Mohamed El-Erian Voices Support for Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 at ECN Iftar in Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Mohamed A. El-Erian, CEO of PIMCO, a major global investment company, attended the Egypt Cancer Network 57357 (ECN) iftar in Los Angeles along with his wife and daughter. They were inspired by the work that is being done by ECN in support of Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 (CCHE). Because of its effectiveness in […]

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ECN Declared Winner in 2012 Chase Community Giving Awards

Through the help of Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 (CCHE) and tens of thousands of Egyptian fans and supporters, Egypt Cancer Network 57357 (ECN) was declared the winner of the 2012 Chase Community Giving Program. With nearly 90,000 votes, ECN surpassed the other contenders by far, with a 30,000 vote gap between ECN’s number of […]

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Press Release Regarding Upcoming International Fellowship Signing Ceremony, Due to Take Place September 21st, 2012

Dana-Farber/Children’s Hospital Cancer Center to partner with Egypt Cancer Network and Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt Creating Egypt-based fellowship training program for physicians from Egypt, the Middle East and North Africa Region BOSTON – Dana-Farber/Children’s Hospital Cancer Center is announcing a partnership with the Egypt Cancer Network and Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt in an effort to […]

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ECN Headquarters Meets With Bassem Youssef and Jimmy Tingle in Boston

Dr. Bassem Youssef, frequently referred to as the Jon Stewart of Egypt, recently endorsed ECN at an event in San Francisco. During his visit to Boston last week, ECN expressed its gratitude for his support by doing what it do best: building bridges between our Egypt and the United States. As such, ECN connected Dr. […]

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Egypt Cancer Network 57357 Prepares for Ramadan, Hosting Events and Online Fundraising Campaign

ECN is in the “Ramadan Ramp-up” stage, preparing to host our biggest Ramadan campaign yet. There are two components to this campaign that we would like you to know about. The first is featured on our website as our “Ramadan 2012” campaign at the following site: www.egyptcancernetwork.kintera.org/Ramadan . If you are interested in helping ECN […]

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Egyptian Comedian Bassem Youssef Endorses Egypt Cancer Network in Performance in the Bay Area, California on June 16th, 2012

Egyptian comedian Bassem Youssef hosted a comedy show at the College of San Mateo in San Mateo, California on the evening of June 16th, 2012. The show, entitled “America in Arabic”, was conducted completely in Arabic. During the show Mr. Youssef endorsed ECN, and ECN is proud to report that all of the proceeds from […]

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A CCHE Doctor’s Story: “How CCHE Brought Me Back to Egypt and is Helping to End the Brain-Drain”, by Dr. Hoda M. Amer

“How CCHE Brought Me Back to Egypt and is Helping to End the Brain-Drain”, by Dr. Hoda M. Amer Upon my completion of my fellowship in pediatric pathology from Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, I was faced with a serious personal and professional dilemma: was I to return to Egypt, where I was born […]

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Evolution International Film Festival Showcases Egypt Cancer Network 57357

The Evolution International Film Festival, held on March 17th, 2012 launched its first annual festival from four international locations, including one in Los Angeles, CA, USA. The purpose of the festival is to spread cultural awareness, enabling both filmmakers and their audience to experience the intricate traditions of each culture and country represented. Festival co-founder and […]

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A Bridge Between the USA and Hospital 57357

Hospital 57357 recently hosted “Research Day” with the American Board Certified Doctors for Egypt (ABCDE) and 256 attendees participated, mostly medical students, and recent graduates. Attendees connected with role-models, hospital staff and speakers such as Dr. Mona Mostafa and Dr. El Shinawy. One of the students, summed up the event best by saying “The most interesting […]

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Visiting Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357

Every year Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 hosts hundreds of visitors. Giulia, an Italian tourist, was simply passing by when the brilliance of the hospital’s architecture and gardens captured her attention. Her blog features pictures and descriptions of what was clearly a moving experience for her, click here. It’s impossible to put into words what […]

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Nutrition and Its Link to Cancer

“Food is the main cause in 30% of cancer incidences of different types” according to Dr. Sherif Abouelnaga, Egypt Cancer Network’s Board member and Vice President of the Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357. According to Dr. Abouelnaga, this is mainly due to the pollution caused by pesticides. He pinpointed also to other factors such as […]

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