Promoting advances in Neuro-Oncology through continuous education and training: a collaboration between all relevant disciplines in the region.
Experts from different subspecialties worldwide will meet and discuss in-depth new treatment approaches in Neuro-Oncology.
The Covid-19 and Cancer Taskforce, a global group of cancer leaders undertook a rapid assessment of the COVID-19 vaccines’ current global availability and strategies for covering cancer patients + healthcare workers.
Surveying members from 38 countries from low to high-income settings and completing responses from 33 countries.
The NKBCI actively promotes the development and dissemination of information resources on cancer prevention, management, and treatment as well as COVID-19 response for cancer patients.
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AN INSTITUTE FOCUSED ON ALL ASPECTS OF DISEASE
CLINICAL EXPERTISE IN HEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY
WELCOME TO THE NAEF K. BASILE CANCER
The Naef K. Basile Cancer Institute (NKBCI) at the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) is a state-of-the-art adult cancer facility providing comprehensive cancer treatment and research.
The Institute was established through the generous contribution of the Naef K. Basile Foundation. The late Lebanese-American physician’s lifelong wish was to give back to his country of birth, founding an institute that would compare with the best cancer centers in the world.
The NKBCI relies on multidisciplinary specialized teams to diagnose and treat cancer and fosters health education programs to raise awareness on cancer prevention and early diagnosis.
COVID-19 PANDEMIC RESPONSE
COVID-19 VACCINATION FOR CANCER PATIENTS AND SURVIVORS
Vaccination for cancer patients under treatment and survivors is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Click on this link to complete your registration on the MOPH vaccination platform.
Your safety is our top priority. At NKBCI, we are following up on the latest guidance from leading cancer research organizations as we continuously review guidelines on vaccination.
NKBCI TAKES PART IN THE COVID19 GLOBAL CANCER TASKFORCE
The Covid-19 and Cancer Taskforce is a globally representative group of cancer leaders spanning cancer disciplines from prevention, early detection, treatment, and palliative care, to cancer center networks and advocacy groups.
The expertise of the global cancer community will be drawn on with the aim to:
- Assess the immediate impacts on cancer patients
- Address risks for longer-term impacts on cancer outcomes
- Develop an integrated approach to build resilient cancer services
INFORMATION RESOURCES ON COVID-19 PRODUCED AT THE NKBCI
SCHEDULE AN ONLINE CONSULTATION WITH A HEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY SPECIALIST
Learn how to schedule an online visit through MyAUBHealth or contact the call center directly on 01- 759 618.
MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR
The NKBCI is an exciting and growing institute with leading clinicians, educators, and scientists working together to improve patient care. Our faculty participates in a full-range of academic activities that includes basic science research, clinical research, and teaching. We aspire to be a reference in medical care, leading innovation in the treatment of cancer in Lebanon and the region.
PALLIATIVE AND SUPPORTIVE CARE