Cancer treatment for all residents in Qatar is now totally free of cost at the Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) oncology department, a senior official has said.
“Several patients are coming from the Gulf states. We are not closing the doors on them. We welcome everyone to come and get treated here,” Dr Mohamed Ussama al-Homsi said.
The laser therapy treatment to control tobacco use is being introduced for the first time in Qatar. It is a complementary alternative medicine.
Dr Khalid Alyafei, emergency physician and programme director, Paediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Programme, HMC. clarified that 70% are non-urgent cases who are sent back after providing necessary care.
The Molecular Diagnostic Kit (MDx), which has been completely funded and developed in Qatar, is a novel technology that provides personalised diagnosis of blood cancer.
Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is leading the way in providing a range of evidence-based care for patients with cancer.
Hamad Bin Khalifa University’s Qatar Biomedical Research Institute is organising, in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a number of community outreach initiatives to shed light on the importance of breast cancer.
Australian researchers have reported a major breakthrough in the relief of deadly peanut allergy with the discovery of a long-lasting treatment they say offers hope that a cure will soon be possible.