New Radiation Therapy Machine for Breast Cancer is Now in Egypt
Each of the radiation devices costs USD 2 million, and were acquired through a donation from the National Bank of Egypt.
The Breast Cancer Hospital, an offshoot of Cairo University’s National Cancer Institute that is located in New Cairo’s First Settlement, has launched the experimental operation of a new radiation device. Known for its advanced and accurate treatment techniques, the device is the latest technology available in the field of radiotherapy.
The experimental operation of the linear accelerator device at the Breast Cancer Hospital represents a leap in the level of treatment service provided to patients visiting the hospital, seeing as about 70 patients are expected to benefit from radiotherapy services per day, with operations occurring under the watchful eye of distinguished doctors, physicists, technicians, and nurses.
Each of the radiation devices at the Breast Cancer Hospital costs USD 2 million, and were acquired through a donation from the National Bank of Egypt.
Cairo University is working to develop the Breast Cancer Hospital in the First Settlement via major expansions, increasing outpatient clinics, establishing rest areas for patients, and doubling diagnostic equipment and chemotherapy beds.
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