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Patients & Families

Patients & Their Families

Being diagnosed with cancer is a challenge. Promise us, you'll always remember: you are BRAVER than you believe, STRONGER than you seem, SMARTER than you think, and twice as beautiful as you'd ever imaged.

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

About Cancer

Know more about different cancer types

The State of Kuwait has been targeting to eliminate cancer, and it shows in our commitment to enhance cancer care service and comprehensive educational programs to enable our patients & their families to join the fight to end cancer.

Screening Programs

Screening & Early diagnosis

The State of Kuwait stressed the importance of developing awareness on the environmental causes of some cancers, and strategic interventions within national action plans to address the harmful effects on health. Kuwait has successfully implemented the National Program for Early Diagnosis of Colorectal Cancer and the early diagnosis program for breast cancer among women.

Our Partners

The Ministry Of Health in the State of Kuwait collaborates with other entities to provide clinical expertise to Kuwait Cancer Control Center (KCCC) and strengthen cancer service delivery at the KCCC. Through this collaboration, KCCC offers our patients an access to the best internationally-certified cancer services, while ensuring continuous improvement of cancer care in Kuwait. We also focus on improving nursing and physician education, health administration and information technology. We continue to expand our experience internationally while developing systems and innovative approaches that would benefit our patients.

The lungs are the organs that help us to breath. They help to give oxygen to all the cells in the body. Cancer cells are abnormal cells. Cancer cells grow and divide more quickly than healthy cells. Some cancer cells may form growths called tumors. Lung cancer occurs when cells in the lung change to become abnormal. Lung cancer cells may travel through the blood or lymph system to another area or organ in the body. This is called metastasis.

If you have any questions, please speak to your treating physician.

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