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HBP café (a scientific dialogue session discusses the latest developments in GI malignancies management)

Gastrointestinal Cancers Program organized several scientific dialogue sessions under the name of (HBP café), which comes within the framework of exchanging medical knowledge and experiences in gastrointestinal cancers field, as the program hosts international experts from various health institutions and universities. The (HBP café) program began in 2022 and addressed rich and latest topics aiming …

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SQCCCRC Performs First Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy in Oman

In a significant step towards innovative medical care, Gastrointestinal Cancers Program at Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Centre (SQCCCRC) has performed the first Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy (LRP) in Oman. LRP is a minimally invasive surgical procedure to remove the prostate gland in patients with prostate cancer.

PMP Training Program for SQCCCRC Staff 

Training and Academic Development Department at Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Centre (SQCCCRC) organized a training program in Project Management Professional (PMP). The program aims to enhance the technical staff’s skills in managing processes and professional projects within the Centre.

Integrated Care for patients with Gynecological Cancers at SQCCCRC

On occasion of the Gynecological Cancer Awareness month, the Gynecological Cancer Program team at the Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Center (SQCCCRC) organized an online webinar, titled “Integrated care of gynecological Cancers”. Gynecological Cancer Awareness month is observed throughout the world in the month of September, with the aim to raise awareness about …

GU program organizes awareness event

The SQCCCRC, represented in the GU Programme, organized an awareness-raising event entitled “Screening and reassurance”, with the aim of raising awareness of the importance of early cancer detection in increasing the effectiveness of treatment and reducing late-stage detection.

SQCCCRC Launches a New Service to Diagnose High Risk Cases of Breast Cancer

The Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine at SQCCCRC inaugurated an advanced technique called “MRI Guided Breast Biopsy” the first in the Sultanate of Oman.

SQCCCRC Issues A Patient’s Treatment Journey Handbook

SQCCCRC Issues A Patient’s Treatment Journey Handbook The Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Centre (SQCCCRC) has outlined a systematic handbook that explains the patient’s treatment journey at SQCCCRC, such as the most important services that the patients can benefit from, and valuable instructions and/or directions that will help them during their treatment. The …

Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care & Research Centre achieves international accreditation certificate (JCI)

The Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Center has obtained the international accreditation certificate from the Joint Commission International (JCI) after successfully meeting all the conditions and requirements for this accreditation.

A Complex Laparoscopic Pancreatoduodenectomy Successfully Performed at SQCCCRC

The surgical team of the Gastrointestinal Cancers Program at the Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Center (SQCCCRC) managed to perform the first laparoscopic tumor resection in a complex area between the pancreas, duodenum, and bile duct successfully. This is another addition to the series of complex surgical services and advanced treatments provided by …

SQCCCRC Hosted Omani Urology Society (OUS) Scientific Day 

Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Center and Research Center hosted the Scientific Day of Omani Urology Society (OUS), titled “Genitourinary Malignancy Meeting, GUM”, which aims to discuss the latest developments in diagnosing and treating prostate, bladder, and kidney cancer.

Training workshop on crisis management concluded at SQCCCRC 

In view of the precise specialized nature of the center’s services and to ensure the efficiency in dealing with disasters and the smoothness and continuity of service in all circumstances, Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care & Research Center (SQCCCRC) organized a training workshop on crisis management targeting members of SQCCCRC’s Disaster Management Committee.

SQCCCRC launched PIPAC treatment for Oncology patient in Oman 

The Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Centre (SQCCCRC), represented by the Gastrointestinal Cancer Program, launched a new treatment service for patients with intractable abdominal cavity tumors represented by the use of the technique of “Pressured Laparoscopic Liquefied Chemotherapy (PIPAC) in the Sultanate of Oman.

Pioneering Surgery performed to control cancer pain

The Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Centre (SQCCCRC), represented by the Interventional Pain Management Team at the Palliative Care Department, 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.

Critical Care Symposium for Medical Professionals 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 Center Conducts its Scientific Research in the Field of Cancer

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 …

SQCCCRC performed First Laparoscopic 3D radical cystectomy to remove bladder cancer

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).

SQCCCRC is in a step away from accreditation

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.

“Radiation Safety Guide for Nuclear Medicine Professionals” inaugurated at SQCCCRC” 

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.

Treating first case with Lung cancer using SBRT Robotic Radiosurgery 

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.

SQCCCRC launched HIS mobile application

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

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 senior …

First transperineal prostate biopsy in Sultanate conducted at SQCCCRC 

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.

SQCCCRC celebrates 52nd Glorious National Day 

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.

Campaign for Early Detection of Breast Cancer 

The Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Center (SQCCCRC) implemented the October Campaign for Early Detection of Breast Cancer, in which 80 female employees and volunteers, aged forty and above, participated.

Training Lecture on Governance, Risk management and Compliance

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.

SQCCCRC participates in the Oman Science Festival

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.

SQCCCRC marks International Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

In honor of the International Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, the Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Center’s (SQCCCRC) Genitourinary (GU) Cancers Program held a center wide awareness and educational campaign for the community, patients, and staff.

JCI team conduct initial assessment of SQCCCRC 

The initial assessment of Joint Commission International (JCI) for accrediting healthcare institutions revealed excellent progress of Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Center SQCCCRC in its preparation to achieve the accreditation.

SQCCCRC performed the first prostatectomy using holmium laser

SQCCCRC performed the first prostatectomy using holmium laser The surgery team at Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Centre has performed the first minimally invasive treatment for an enlarged prostate using a holmium laser.Dr. Hilal Al Rashdi, Consultant of Urology Oncology said: “Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP) treatment provides a lasting solution …

SQCCCRC has started receiving patients for Radioiodine (I131) Therapy

SQCCCRC has started receiving patients for Radioiodine (I131) Therapy The Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Center has started receiving patients for Radioiodine (I131) Therapy, where 28 patients have received the therapy within two months.Dr Khulood Al Riyami, Nuclear Medicine Consultant and Section Head said: “Radioiodine (I131) Therapy …

4,000 received treatment at SQCCCRC in a year

More than 4,000 patients have received treatment at Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Center during its first year of operation under the supervision of national and international experts specialized in the treatment of cancerous tumors.

Basic life Support (BLS) course concluded at SQCCCRC

Basic life Support (BLS) course concluded at SQCCCRC Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Center, represented by the Department of Education and Training, organized the first inhouse training program for the Basic life Support (BLS) course in collaboration with Oman Medical Specialty Board (OMSB).The program aims to train health care providers on management of …

GY team discusses recent Advances in the Management of ovarian Cancer

GY team discusses recent Advances in the Management of ovarian Cancer The Gynecology Oncology Program team at SQCCCRC organized a continuing Medical Education (CME), entitled “Recent Advances in the Management of ovarian Cancer”. The Webinar was a live event, attended by more than 75 participants from several countries, mostly Oman, and was accredited by the Oman medical Specialty board …

SQCCCRC conducts awareness session on bladder cancer

SQCCCRC conducts awareness session on bladder cancer As part of World Bladder Cancer Awareness Month, Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Centre organised an awareness programme about the symptoms, causes and ways to prevent bladder cancer and distributed gifts to patients on this occasion.Dr Munjid Al Harthi, Consultant in Urological Oncology said: “Bladder cancer …

First laparoscopic esophageal cancer surgery in Oman

First laparoscopic esophageal cancer surgery in Oman The department of surgery at the Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Centre (SQCCCRC) has successfully performed a minimally invasive esophagectomy surgery for esophageal cancer, laparoscopically, for the first time in Sultanate of Oman.The operation was carried out by a medical team of surgeons headed by Dr. …

Completion of Parenteral Nutrition Therapy course

Completion of Parenteral Nutrition Therapy course With more than 20 participants, the Department of Pharmacy, in cooperation with the Department of Training and Development, concluded the training course in parenteral nutrition PN therapy from an oncology perspective.The Course targeted Pharmacists, Physicians, and Healthcare Professionals who are interested in PN. The speakers presented an overview of …

Qualitative initiatives for cancer patient

Initiatives for cancer patient In an effort to provide integrated services to patients, Holistic Care Department recently conducted a number of initiatives for cancer patients. Holistic Wellness program included Skin and beauty care, change your routine and supportive psychotherapy.Bashaer Al Muqbaliya, a social worker, said: “Caring for cancer patients requires integrated treatment program. This program …

SQCCCRC Performs the First Radiosurgery to Treat Trigeminal Neuralgia using CyberKnife S7

SQCCCRC Performs the First Radiosurgery to Treat Trigeminal Neuralgia using CyberKnife S7 The Radiotherapy team at Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Center has successfully performed the first radiosurgery in the Sultanate to treat “Trigeminal Neuralgia” (TN) using the CyberKnife S7 System.Dr. Layth Mula-Hussain, the responsible Consultant Radiation Oncologist at SQCCCRC said, “The Radiation Oncology team performed the first radiosurgery to treat a patient …

SQCCCRC Launched Imaging Services Using Radioactive Drugs For Patients With Prostate Cancer And Neuroendocrine Tumors

The Nuclear Medicine section at SQCCCRC have successfully imaged the first set of patients with …

SQCCCRC launched CyberKnifeS7 radiosurgery device

Sultan Qaboos comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Centre (SQCCCRC) performed its first radiosurgery using CyberKnifeS7, the first of its kind in the region. The CyberKnife S7 is used to treat brain, lung, prostate and other micro-tumours in a few sessions ranging from one to five sessions as a maximum.

SQCCCRC performs soft operation surgeries

The first two surgeries for cancer patients have been performed at Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Centre (SQCCCRC) as part of a soft operation in the Operation Theatre unit.

SQCCCRC inaugurates the Health Information System (HIS)

Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Centre celebrated the launch of the Health Information System (HIS) as part of the trial operation of the centre.

New nuclear medicine machine unveiled at SQCCCRC

The section of Nuclear Medicine at Sultan Qaboos Comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Center has started using a new machine, the Siemens Biography Vision 600 PET-CT to diagnose cancer patients, which is the first of its kind in the Sultanate and the Middle East.

SQCCCRC Launched CyberKnifeS7 Radiosurgery Device, The First Of Its Kind In The Region

Sultan Qaboos comprehensive Cancer Care and Research Centre performed first radiosurgery …

SQCCCRC Begins Trial Operation Mid-July

Set up on an area of 45,000 square metres, the Sultan Qaboos Centre for Cancer Treatment and Research will begin operations on an …

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