The Interventional Pain Management Team at the Palliative Care Department of the Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Centre (SQCCCRC) confirmed the success of the first-of-its-kind surgery to inject medication to control chronic pain associated with cancer for a patient in Oman.
The Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Center (SQCCCRC) recently spearheaded a symposium on ‘Critical Care’ with keynote speakers from Mayo Clinic , Rochester, Minnesota, USA. The Symposium progressed for two consecutive days.
The Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care & Research Centre has initiated four clinical trials since the inception of the Clinical Trials Department, which is the first of its kind in the Sultanate of Oman. Clinical research is another way to find the latest ways to treat cancer and aims to study the impact of new treatments that have not yet been proven in order to validate and approve them.
The Urology surgeons of Genitourinary program at Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Centre SQCCCRC, succeeded in performing the first operation of its kind in the Sultanate of Oman to remove bladder cancer using 3D laparoscopic method (laparoscopic 3D Radical Cystectomy).
The Joint Commission International (JCI) for accrediting healthcare institutions concluded its Mock survey of Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Center (SQCCCRC), which aims to check the centers readiness for the accreditation survey.
The Medical Physics Unit, Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine at SQCCCRC, celebrate the launch of Book titled “Radiation Safety Guide for Nuclear Medicine Professionals”, which come as a result of continues publishing of various presentations, articles, and publications by the department team in international scientific journals.
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.
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.
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