BRCA1 and BRCA2 germline mutations contribute to a significant number (10-15%) of familial and hereditary breast and/or ovarian cancers. The proportion of high-risk families with breast and/or ovarian cancer cases due to mutations in these tumor suppressor genes varies widely among populations.
The Radiotherapy team at Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Center SQCCCRC has successfully completed the first of Low Dose Rate (LDR) brachytherapy _seed implant_ for prostate cancer. This treatment is considered one of the more preferred treatments for prostate cancer. The operation was conducted by Dr Nadeem Pervis a senior consultant radiation oncologist, with a team …
Research 2022 Publications authored and co- authored by SQCCCRC staff Clinical trials Open for recruitment Investigator initiated ongoing studies Publications authored and co- authored by SQCCCRC staff Al-Moundhri M, Cubisino A, Panaro F. Hepatocellular carcinoma with complete response to the immunotherapy: the oncologist’s dilemmaHepatobiliary Surg Nutr. 2022 Feb;11(1):119-122. doi: 10.21037/hbsn-21-499. PMID: 35284505 Free PMC article. …
The Genitourinary (GU) team at the Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Centre (SQCCCRC) performed the first-of-its-kind operation in Oman for taking a sample of the prostate through the perineum which is safer and more accurate.
How do you take care of your mouth during cancer treatment? Article: Dr. Nadiya AlKindi – Consultant Special Care Dentistry Some of the cancer treatments can cause mouth discomfort and pain. This may be due to mucositis or dry mouth.To assist patients in reducing the effects of these complications, it is important to follow some …
The Department of Training and Academic Development at the Center organized a lecture on Governance, Risk Management and Compliance for the employees of the Informatics and Cybersecurity Department, in conjunction with the Cybersecurity Awareness Month.
The Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Center (SQCCCRC) corners and activities at the Oman Science Festival witnessed a remarkable presence, in its first participation in the festival, which lasted for six days and was attended by more than 250,000, visitors where scientific experiments, innovations and programs have been presented.
Physiotherapy and rehabilitation play an important role in the recovery process of a cancer patient. Here, we approach this treatment, its fields and goals through an interview with Mr. Sulaiman Saif Al Alawi – Head of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Department at Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Center.
The patient s’ attempt to educate themselves about cancer is a step in the right direction towards raising their level of awareness in dealing with the disease and its effects, especially from a psychological and social point of view. However, reliance on inaccurate sources remains a step that may lead to undesirable results. Here we address the sources of information and their effects. On the journey of treating cancer patients.
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