NCCCR

AcronymDefinition
NCCCRNorth Carolina Center for Creative Retirement
NCCCRNemours Center for Childhood Cancer Research (Delaware)
NCCCRNorth Carolina Central Cancer Registry
NCCCRNational Congress of Chinese Catholic Representatives
NCCCRNational Certifying Commission of Costa Rica
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Professor Alexander Knuth, Medical Director and Chief Executive Officer of the NCCCR and Chairman of Cancer Services at HMC said: "World Cancer Day represents a great opportunity for us to reflect on what we have done in the past, what we are doing now, and what we are planning to do in the future to reduce the impact of this devastating disease.
Representatives from Weill Cornell Medicine Qatar, the Qatar Organ Donor Program, NCCCR, HMC's interim Transitional Research Institute (iTRI), the Cancer Clinical Trials Unit, and the Blood Transfusion Service highlighted the important role of stem cell donation and research during a poster presentation.
Lemaux, support services are provided at NCCCR on both an inpatient and outpatient basis.
Doctors at NCCCR responsible for the patient's care identified an allogeneic stem cell transplantation as the best treatment option; however, as the stem cells used in the procedure need to come from a (genetically similar) healthy person, a close blood relative was needed as a donor.
Besides, NCCCR has a state-of-the-art radiotherapy centre and a psychotherapy section for the patients who need psychological support, he pointed out.
Salha Bujassoum Al Bader, Senior Consultant Medical Oncologist from NCCCR and Clinical Lead of theBreastCancer Multidisciplinary Team at HMC said: "It's a privilege to be engaged in such an immensely important initiative.
The number of patients visiting NCCCR is gradually increasing.
Raghda Yousuf, an HMC employee treated for cancer at NCCCR, said: "In 2016, I was diagnosed with stage four metastatic cancer which had spread to all parts of my body (spine, brain, breast and lymph nodes).
At NCCCR, patients undergo more extensive screening, including an ultrasound or biopsy.
Dr Alain Lemaux, head of the psychotherapy unit at NCCCR and consultant in clinical psychologyand family therapy, said the establishment of the unit highlights the importance that HMC places on providing a holistic care programme.
Raghda Yousuf, an HMC employee treated for cancer at NCCCR, said, "In 2016, I was diagnosed with stage four metastatic cancer which had spread to all parts of my body (spine, brain, breast and lymph nodes).