Ahmed Helmy Wants You to Know That He Is Healthy and Well

Ahmed Helmy Wants You to Know That He Is Healthy and Well

by Marwa Khalifa

  Two years ago, everyone’s favorite actor/comedian Ahmed Helmy took a sudden visit with his pregnant wife Mona Zaki to the States. Rumors circulated — mainly by fans — claiming that the celebrity duo wanted to just grant their baby a US citizenship. It was later revealed that the couple went stateside for Helmy’s medical […]

Meet the Cancer Survivor Who Stole Our Hearts in the 57357 Ad

Meet the Cancer Survivor Who Stole Our Hearts in the 57357 Ad

by Farah Andil

If you’re between the ages of 18-23, then you’ve probably come across Omar Sharawy at some point in your Egyptian college life. 24-year-old Sharawy has been an inspiration to so many college – aged students for many years, before he popped up on our TV screens for the 57357 children’s cancer hospital ad.     Sharawy […]

The Inspirational Cancer Survivor That Stole Our Hearts in ‘Halawet El Donya’

The Inspirational Cancer Survivor That Stole Our Hearts in ‘Halawet El Donya’

by Farah Andil

Cancer is a word that many tremble upon hearing someone else utter it. Growing up, we have always perceived a cancer diagnosis with a death sentence, yet many cancer fighters are constantly proving the total opposite. Yasmine Ghaith is one of them.   We’ve all noticed the sensational character, Heba in “Halawet El Donya.” Show […]

Mohamed Ramadan Just Proved That You Cannot Please Egyptians, Ever

Mohamed Ramadan Just Proved That You Cannot Please Egyptians, Ever

  Mohamed Ramadan has just proved that he is, in fact, an actual ostoora. The Egyptian actor donated one million pounds to the New National Cancer Institute 500 500. Oh, and that’s not it. He also donated two million pounds to the Association of Friends of the National Cancer-Free Initiative.   He posted the pictures of the […]

Mother of Cancer Survivor Shares the Most Inspirational Message About Their Journey

Mother of Cancer Survivor Shares the Most Inspirational Message About Their Journey

  We all know someone who was young and healthy, yet unfortunately had his life turned upside down in a second after a cancer diagnosis. For a while now, I’ve been coming across posts of a young brave boy called Zein Youssef who has been battling cancer.   Zein has been diagnosed with high-risk stage […]

How Pink Caravan Changed Breast Cancer Perceptions in the UAE

How Pink Caravan Changed Breast Cancer Perceptions in the UAE

by Ahmed ElShehy

For the first time in the Pink Caravan ride’s history, young advocates of the campaign took part in an event with their horses to raise awareness for breast cancer and covered over a 7 km route on Friday at the Desert Palm Resort in Dubai.     The fourth day of the event was themed […]

Egyptian Cancer Survivors Speak up with the Support of NCI, BCFE and Novartis

Egyptian Cancer Survivors Speak up with the Support of NCI, BCFE and Novartis

  In the latest movement supporting cancer survivors, The Breast Cancer Foundation of Egypt (BCFE), the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and Novartis Pharma organized a hopeful and uplifting two-day event. The survivors got a chance to share their experiences while facing the disease and spread hope among other patients.     The feedback was remarkable. Yasmine, […]

What My Best Friend’s Death Taught Me

What My Best Friend’s Death Taught Me

by Ola Abul-Eyoun

  At first, denial is your best friend, you wake up wishing it was all a dream, and then this whole thing takes another form and creeps up on you like your shadow that you cannot get rid of. You want to scream and shout but you are at a loss for words. Why her? […]

Pink Israeli Jet to Raise Breast Cancer Awareness While Denying Gaza Medical Treatment

Pink Israeli Jet to Raise Breast Cancer Awareness While Denying Gaza Medical Treatment

  Israeli Air Forces tweeted a photo of a pink jet and the Internet backlash happened as expected. The pink paint is supposed to raise awareness for breast cancer, yet social media users had nothing to say but refer to it as pinkwashing because the women they are supposedly raising awareness for are completely denied of medical […]

This Dubai School Made a Cute Video to Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer

This Dubai School Made a Cute Video to Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer

By Mirna El Abd

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a worldwide annual campaign involving thousands of organisations, to highlight the importance of breast awareness, education and research. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Dubai’s GEMS Wellington Primary School enjoyed a ‘Pink Day’ where they raised awareness and Dhs 10,400 for a breast cancer charity.   “It has been […]

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