cancer care

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  • Mahak founder receives Muslim World Rania Award 2019 2019-09-16 19:56

    Mahak founder receives Muslim World Rania Award 2019

    TEHRAN – The Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) granted the Muslim World Rania Award to Saeedeh Ghods, the founder of MAHAK, a charity society dedicated to treating pediatric cancer in Iran, the public relations department of MAHAK reported.

  • National campaign to fight cancer launched in Iran  2019-01-18 23:11

    National campaign to fight cancer launched in Iran 

    TEHRAN — A national campaign to combat cancer, aiming to increase hope among the patients as well as public awareness about the disease, has been initiated in Iran, ISNA news agency reported on Thursday.

  • Hassan Abolqasemi, the head of the Iranian Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Society. 2019-01-05 23:05

    Some 900,000 cancer patients living in Iran

    TEHRAN- Currently, there is an estimated 900,000 cancer cases in Iran and 110,000 new cases are diagnosed each year, announced the head of the Iranian Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Society. 

  • Iran to set up palliative care centers for cancer patients 2018-02-19 12:11

    Iran to set up palliative care centers for cancer patients

    TEHRAN – Some palliative care centers will be developed in the country in the next [Iranian calendar] year 1397 (March 2018–March 2019) to serve patients who suffer from advanced cancers, said the deputy health minister for nursing.

  • Mahak advances in childhood cancer treatment 2017-12-29 07:51

    Mahak advances in childhood cancer treatment

    TEHRAN – The number of children with cancer that have been recuperated in the Mahak Society has increased by 9 percent year on year, ISNA quoted Mahak director Arasb Ahmadian as saying on Wednesday.

  • baeedinejad 2017-10-23 19:03

    UK firm to invest €1.8b in building cancer centers in Iran

    TEHRAN - International Hospitals Group (IHG), a UK-based healthcare services company, has signed a memorandum of understanding worth €1.8 billion with Iran to finance the construction of a network of cancer centers in the country, Iran’s ambassador to the UK, Hamid Baeidinejad, said.

  • Dr. Reza Malekzadeh 2017-10-20 19:47

    Iranian gastroenterologist Malekzadeh to receive ‘IARC medal of honor’

    TEHRAN — Dr. Reza Malekzadeh, Iranian gastroenterologist and deputy health minister, will receive the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) medal of honor, Mehr news agency reported.

  • palliative care 2017-03-02 11:48

    Cancer patients to receive palliative care in Iran

    TEHRAN — Patients suffering from cancer will be provided with palliative care in cancer treatment centers, the head of cancer department affiliated with the Ministry of Health said.