Commenting on the significance of the international accreditation, Professor Alexander Knuth, CEO and Medical Director at NCCCR
, said: "We are proud of this achievement and honored to be re-accredited by an internationally recognized organization such as JCI.
"Through a multi-disciplinary team approach involving diagnostic radiology, radiotherapy, pathology, pharmacy, and surgery, hematology services at NCCCR
provide blood cancer patients with the highest standards of medical care and the latest treatment technologies.
Outpatient Clinics at NCCCR
will be closed from June 2 until 6 and a limited number of clinics will open from 10am to 12 noon on June 2, 3, and 6 for patients with urgent medical needs.
Hope Iftar was held with support from Carrefour and in collaboration with National Centre for Cancer Care and Research (NCCCR
) and Sidra Medicine.
Mohammed Shafi, Head of the Physiotherapy and Lymphedema Department at HMC's National Center for Cancer Care and Research (NCCCR
) said Qatar was the only country from the region to present at the event, delivering a presentation on constructing a model of care for post-operative breast cancer-related lymphedema and functional impairments.
Dr Kakil Abdul Rasul, senior consultant Oncology, National Center for Cancer Care and Research (NCCCR
), said while the early diagnosis of liver cancer can be challenging as many of the signs and symptoms do not appear until it is in its later stages, identifying the disease early allows for more treatment options.
Princess Dina Mired of Jordan, director general of the King Hussein Cancer Foundation, and president of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), Wednesday visited Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) National Center for Cancer Care and Research (NCCCR
) and Hamad General Hospital (HGH) as part of her official visit to Qatar.
Heart Hospital (for cardiac patients only) and the National Center for Cancer Care and Research's (NCCCR
) Urgent Care Center (for patients with symptoms associated with ongoing cancer treatments) will operate as per normal timings.
Tribune News Network Doha A research project led by Dr Reem al Sulaiman, assistant professor and American Board-certified genetic counsellor at Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) National Center for Cancer Care and Research (NCCCR
), has been named one of the UK's 100 best breakthroughs for its impact on the lives of breast cancer patients.
She also praised the excellent collaboration with Heidelberg Hospital two decades ago, which has resulted in partnerships such as co-operation in the establishment of the National Centre for Cancer Care and Research (NCCCR
), (formerly Al Amal Hospital), and the Early Detection of Neonatal Diseases and the Declaration of Cooperation for the establishment of the National Center for Rare Diseases, as well as the launching of the Doha-Heidelberg Research Conference in 2018 as an annual forum, expressing the hope to enhance the co-operation between the two sides.