The radiation oncology team at Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Centre conducted first procedure to treat lung cancer using a tumor guided robotic radiosurgery device CyberKnife S7, which features high accuracy in delivering precise radiation beams to cancer cells in synchronization with real-time motion of tumor with breathing.
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.
Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Centre has launched a mobile application for the health information system HIS, which enables medical staff to follow up on patients’ health reports and obtain all information easily through a mobile phone.
SQCCCRC performed first LDR brachytherapy seed implant 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 …
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.
Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Centre celebrated the Glorious 52nd National Day, where SQCCCRC’s administration, medical team and employees participated in the celebrations and extended their sincere appreciation and best wishes to His Majesty Sultan Haitham Bin Tarik and the people of Oman on the occasion.
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.
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