The Ministry noted that the six-year-old child, who arrived in the country with multiple health complications, was promptly transferred to a specialized medical center for treatment.
Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP), a UAE-based civil society organisation dedicated to reducing the burden of cancer in the community by generating awareness and offering financial support to patients in need, recently held a board meeting to strategise an action plan for a new 2-year cycle.
Mayar’s father said, "A cancer diagnosis is always feared, especially in children. As parents, we were in great shock, it shook our world, but the treatment opportunities and recovery rate gave us hope. My daughter fought and has won, she now dreams to become a doctor to help others like her."
Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of The Big Heart Foundation and Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children at UNHCR, has allocated Dhs6 million worth of medications that will be shipped from the UAE to support young cancer patients in the Children’s Cancer Centre of Lebanon (CCCL), as a response to the hard impacting all sectors in the country, especially the health sector.
Prostate cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in men and the fourth most common overall, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), but its relationship to obesity remains unclear.
With the aim of assisting expatriate cancer patients get the most of quality care, a leading healthcare provider in the UAE on Monday inaugurated an eight-private room comprehensive cancer care unit in one of its hospitals in Dubai with the goal of carrying out the concept in other parts of the country as management sees fit.
The state-of-the-art mobile clinic capable of performing low dose mammography examinations without compromising on image quality, marking a significant leap in patient care and equitable access across the Emirate.
The number of breast cancer cases have been rising at an alarming rate across the globe.
As a leading advocate for cancer awareness and support, FOCP played an instrumental role in this important week, with multiple initiatives that reinforce efforts to raise awareness and support patients, survivors and their families.
In light of its humanitarian message based on the directives of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, the SCI was resolved to adopt Sabah’s case, relying on the support of philanthropists.