15 06, 2019

Children’s Cancer Unit at Holy Family Hospital inaugurated


The newly-built Pediatric Oncology at the Department of Pediatrics in Holy Family Hospital (HFH) was inaugurated by Prof. Muhammad Umar, Vice Chancellor, Rawalpindi Medical University, Islamabad at a ceremony held recently at Islamabad. HFH Medical Superintendent (MS), Dr. Nasir Mehmood, Indus Hospital doctors including Dr. Muhammad Shemol and Dr. Rafi Raza, Prof. Rai Asghar, Dr. [...]

15 10, 2016

Nuclear Medicine Oncology & Radiotherapy Institute Nawabshah (NORIN)


Message by Director It is my privilege to introduce Nuclear Medicine Oncology & Radiotherapy Institute Nawabshah (NORIN). As we all know that cancer care is complex and costly. The burden on patients and their families can be significant. The sufferings are often both physical and emotional. NORIN Nawabshah is newly established emerging institute, where we [...]

15 09, 2016

Gujranwala Institute of Nuclear Medicine & Radiotherapy (GINUM)


DIRECTOR GINUM MESSAGE The vital role of Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission  in its fight against cancer, is a well established reality.  Its Nuclear Medical centers are serving a major bulk  Of ailing humanity, from populated urban areas to far  flung remote  regions of Pakistan.  GINUM is rather new  in this battalion and only about six [...]

15 08, 2016

Institute of Nuclear Medicine, Oncology and Radiotherapy (INOR)


MESSAGE Institute of Nuclear Medicine, Oncology and Radiotherapy (INOR) is the 13th Nuclear Medicine & Oncology (NM&O) Hospital of the chain of NM&O centers of Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission in Pakistan. It was formally inaugurated on 17th May, 2004. INOR, since its inception INOR is doing its best to provide quality nuclear medicine and oncology [...]

15 07, 2016

Karachi Institute of Radiotherapy & Nuclear Medicine (KIRAN)


MESSAGE The heart and soul of the most remarkable achievements of PAEC is the establishment of Atomic Energy Medical Centres primarily aimed to provide tertiary care service to the patient suffering from cancer. The philanthropic culture developed at these institutes is unmatchable. The people who conceived the idea and who caused them to realize that [...]

15 03, 2016

Institute of Nuclear Medicine & Oncology Lahore (INMOL)


INMOL is working with mission to improve the health and well-being of the people of Pakistan and the surrounding areas in a way that includes compassion, dedication, and a commitment to quality, while maintaining economic viability having a vision to be the first choice of all stakeholders with a commitment to quality, independence, fiscal integrity, [...]

15 02, 2016

Cancer causes around eight million deaths worldwide each year


Unhealthy lifestyle, poor nutrition, rapid and unplanned urbanization are some key factors responsible for increased burden of cancers among the poor and disadvantaged people. If no action is taken, deaths from cancer in the developing world are forecast to grow to nine million in 2030. Cancer causes around eight million deaths worldwide each year. Of [...]

15 07, 2015

Atomic Energy Cancer Hospitals (AECHs)


Nuclear Medicine & Oncology Division, Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission, Islamabad A Beacon of Hope for Cancer Patients Mr. Muhammad Naeem (HI, SI) Chairman PAEC PAEC Cancer hospitals are extending their services for the management of cancer patients throughout the country. There are Eighteen hospitals at the moment throughout Pakistan. PAEC is committed to provide the [...]

15 06, 2012

Medication for medullary thyroid cancer in final stage of development


Cabozantinib, a medication for the treatment of medullary thyroid cancer, has shown promising results in final-stage testing. Until now, there was no medication available in Belgium for treating this rare form of thyroid cancer. Dr. Patrick Schöffski, professor of oncology at the University of Leuven (KU Leuven), presented the results at the annual meeting of [...]

15 03, 2011

Health Robotics Continues Worldwide Distribution Channel Expansion with Gamida MedEquip Ltd. in Israel


Health Robotics today announced that it recently signed an exclusive distribution agreement for its CytoCare, i.v.STATION, and i.v.SOFT world-leading technologies with Israel-based medical technology leader Gamida MedEquip Ltd. This partnership represents Health Robotics’ market entry into its 17th new country over the past 20 months, persisting on its worldwide quest to pervasively provide safe and [...]

15 03, 2011

Medical Oncology recognized at EU level to allow free movement of doctors


The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), the leading professional organization for medical oncology in Europe, proudly announced that medical oncology has been included among the medical specialties covered by Directive 2005/36/EC on the recognition of professional qualifications, as announced today by the Commission. The decision was taken after several years of intense discussion between [...]

15 02, 2011

Book published for Medical Laboratory students


Usman Waheed, Technical Advisor, Safe Blood Transfusion Project has authored a book titled “Practical Haematology & Blood Transfusion” that is meant for the medical laboratory students and practitioners. The book, published in Islamabad has been received well by the academics and professionals in the field of Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT). Mr. Waheed, who has been [...]

15 02, 2011

Health Robotics’ CytoCare® Drives Largest Cancer Robotics Center in the World


Health Robotics today announced the official opening and live operation of the largest Sterile Compounding Center for Oncology patients in the world. Akdeniz University Hospital in Antalya (Turkey) compounds 90% of its 80.000 annual chemotherapy intravenous doses with 4 CytoCare robots and related Health Robotics’ technology, or an average of 325 patient doses per 6-hour [...]