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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 for an enlarged prostate, which is similar to …

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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 has been used in treating Thyroid Cancer patients …

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

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 life-threatening emergencies and to provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation. …

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 (OMSB) for I Category 1 point.Following the 50-minute session on the …

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 is one of the most commonly diagnosed …

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. Abdullah Al-Rawahi, a Consultant in Upper GI …

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 PN therapy to determine appropriate indications, …

Qualitative initiatives for cancer patient

In an effort to provide integrated services to patients, Holistic Care Department recently conducted a number of qualitative 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 seeks to help …

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 who was suffering from trigeminal neuralgia, which is a chronic pain condition that …

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 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.

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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