Sheikha Badriya Alsabah Medical Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant Centre

ESMO Designated Centre of Integrated Oncology and Palliative Care

Contact person Dr Salem H Alshemmari
Address ‎42262
Kuwait
Sabah Health Area, Shuwaikh 70653
Country

Kuwait

Contact ‎+965 24836179‎ -
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Shuwaikh Shiekha Badriya Alsabah Medical Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant Centre

History

Shiekha Badriya Alsabah Medical Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant Centre is a leading ‎oncological centre providing oncological and palliative care services for cancer patients. The ‎centre treats over 2000 new cancer patients each year from Kuwait and the region. It is ‎equipped with state-of-the-art medical equipment and services. ‎

Since 2010, the centre has partnered with The University Health Network (UHN) to provide clinical ‎expertise and strengthen cancer service delivery at the centre. The University Health Network ‎is a teaching and academic health science centre and one of the largest medical research ‎centres in Canada. Through this collaboration, the centre offers the citizens of Kuwait access to the ‎best internationally-certified cancer services, while ensuring continuous improvement of ‎cancer research both in Kuwait and Canada. There is also a focus on improving nursing and physician ‎education, health administration and information technology.‎

Profile

The centre provides the full panel of oncological care including medical oncology, haemato-‎oncology, bone marrow and stem cell transplantation, palliative care including pain management, ‎nutrition support, physiotherapy, spiritual care and psycho-social support. We exert every effort ‎to provide our patients with the best quality care whenever they need it.‎

Specialities   

  • Medical oncology including early detection and screening, chemotherapy administration, ‎outpatient and inpatient care
  • Haemato-oncology including bone marrow and stem cell transplantation
  • Clinical research
  • Palliative care services
  • Pain management
  • Clinical nutrition
  • Physiotherapy and rehabilitation
  • Psycho-social support
  • Laboratory and diagnostic radiology

Supportive and Palliative Medicine

Shuwaikh Shiekha Badriya Alsabah Medical Oncology and Stem Cell Transplant Centre Staff

We believe that availability of a high-quality palliative care service is the right of every cancer ‎patient. The centre provides regular assessments for the need for all aspects of palliative care including pain management, nutrition support, physiotherapy, spiritual care and ‎psycho-social support. When those needs are identified, the palliative care team ensures the ‎delivery of the best available services to patients. Multidisciplinary meeting are held for ‎better decision making and  to provide patients with the best treatment options.