Centre history

The comprehensive cancer center (CCC) is one of leading private integrated Oncology and Palliative Care Center in Alexandria governate. Our aim to provide state-of-art for both oncological and palliative care services for cancer patients. It was founded by Dr Waleed Arafat (Professor of Clinical Oncology, Alexandria University and Visiting Scientist at University of Alabama at Birmingham in USA with more than 25 years' experience in field) since 2005

Department profile

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The CCC team consists of 20 certified physicians in different specialties dedicated to the care of cancer patients: Medical Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Hematologists, Palliative care, Internal Medicine, Pain Management, Nutrition and Psychiatry. Along with 2 certified Clinical Pharmacists, a certified psychologist, rehabilitation, physiotherapy specialist and 5 certified Nurses. Radiological and laboratory services are available on site.

Chemotherapy is prepared in a sterile chemotherapy admixing room by the clinical pharmacy team, delivered by highly-trained specialized nurses and continuously supervised by a certified medical oncologist.

Outpatient clinics: provide services for cancer patients every day by a high-caliber certified cancer specialists and consultants through different specialized clinics.

Inpatient: is located offsite and served with a dedicated clinical pharmacy unit, radiology facilities including computed tomography and closed MRI, 24-hour labs, intensive care unit, kidney dialysis and physiotherapy.

Areas of specialisation

CCC provides care for patients with solid tumours as well as hematological malignancies. Our multidisciplinary team includes:

  • Medical oncologists
  • Radiation oncologists
  • Haemato-oncologists
  • Pain management
  • Palliative care
  • Cancer nutrition specialist
  • Psychiatry
  • Internal Medicine
  • Laboratory Physician
  • Radiologist

All cancer patients are screened for palliative care needs at their initial visit, at appropriate intervals, and as clinically indicated. All patients and families are informed that palliative care is an integral part of their comprehensive cancer care.

Palliative and supportive care

Our goal to provide comprehensive care for cancer patients in their life journey, we continue to provide  care for our patients who are progress on cancer treatment and no further option are available or unfit for active cancer treatment through our palliative care team include palliative care consultant who see the patients in clinics and follow up inpatients services, we have pain management consultant for provide states of art in management of different kind of pain with using of different pharmacotherapy including wide range of opioid as well as intervention technique for indicated cases. The team is also supported by a physiotherapist, a nutrition specialist, a psychiatry, a psycho-oncology specialist, a social worker and two specialized nurses. The center provides all the services that patients might need, including home visits by a specialized home healthcare team. 

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