DEALING WITH CANCER

Information on Dealing with Cancer has just been published: in English + Arabic

Consult and download the new guide !

Advances in Treatment and Research of Hematological Malignancies

Recent research advances on immunity-based therapies to target hematological malignancies, with focus on multiple myeloma.

NEW SUPPORTIVE CARE CLINIC

 

To help patients better understand their diagnosis, discuss their treatment plan and help them manage symptoms

To schedule an appointment contact 01-315 000, Ext. 8092.
  • Location: AUBMC, ACC Building, 5th floor
  • Date and Time: Mondays from 8 am till 12 pm
                                     Fridays from 1 pm to 5 pm

VACCINATION BOOSTER SHOTS MATTER

 

Cancer patients are at higher risk of severe COVID-19. BOOSTER 3rd or 4th dose shots are HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

 

BOOSTER doses at AUBMC are available through walk-in to the vaccination center at the Halim and Aida Daniel Academic Center from 8am to 2pm Monday to Friday.

THE NAEF K. BASILE CANCER INSTITUTE

Excellence in care, training physicians of the future

NKBCI: PART OF THE COVID19 GLOBAL CANCER TASKFORCE

A global group of cancer leaders undertook an assessment of the COVID-19 vaccines’ current global availability & strategies for covering cancer patients + healthcare workers.

Surveying 38 countries from low to high income with 33 countries responding.

STAY UPDATED WITH THE NAEF K. BASILE CANCER INSTITUTE

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.

Click the link below for more information:

NKBCI: AN INSTITUTE FOCUSED ON ALL ASPECTS OF DISEASE

CLINICAL EXPERTISE IN HEMATOLOGY ONCOLOGY

NEWLY ESTABLISHED ONCO-FERTILITY PROGRAM

THE CANCER SUPPORT FUND

NEWLY ESTABLISHED PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY PROGRAM

WELCOME TO THE NAEF K. BASILE CANCER

INSTITUTE

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.

SCHEDULE AN ONLINE CONSULTATION

Request an online apointment with a Hematology Oncology Specialist or learn how to schedule one through MyAUBHealth.

You can also contact the call center directly on  01- 759 618.

 

COVID-19 VACCINATION BOOSTERS: PATIENTS + SURVIVORS

Vaccination for cancer patients under treatment and survivors followed by BOOSTER shots is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. 

Consult our specialists for more information on COVID-19 vaccination BOOSTER shots

If you are 12 years or older and immunocompromised, you are eligible to receive a 3rd and a 4th BOOSTER dose at AUBMC without having to schedule just through walk in from 8am to 2pm Monday to Friday.

Keep you vaccination records with you for your booster doses.

 

NEW! PATIENT INFORMATION RESOURCES

On Dealing With Cancer, Covid-19, Healthy living, tobacco and cancer at our Information Resources section and our Pinterest account.

NKBCI AND 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

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.

Ali Taher, MD, Ph.D., FRCP

OUR SERVICES

NKBCI OVERVIEW

 

 PATIENT CARE SERVICES


CLINICAL RESEARCH


PALLIATIVE AND SUPPORTIVE CARE

 

CANCER SUPPORT FUND


CANCER PREVENTION AND CONTROL PROGRAM


UPDATED: PATIENT INFORMATION RESOURCES


AFFILIATIONS


DATA MANAGEMENT


DONATE BLOOD


SUPPORTIVE PROGRAMS


ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS


PATIENT TESTIMONIALS