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Alfaar, A., M. Kamal, and M. Sabry, "Next Generation Cancer Registry; Opportunities of web 3.0 and physician perspective.", European Society of Medical Oncology, Vienna, Austria, 2012. Abstract
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Labib, R., M. Mostafa, A. Samir, S. E. Alfaar, and S. Abouelnaga., "Omics-Ready Bio/Data Repository For Childhood Cancers in Egypt.", The International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories Annual Meeting., Orlando, International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories Annual Meeting, 2014. Abstract
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Taha, H., H. Elzomor, A. Alei Eldin, A. Elhaddad, R. Nour, S. M. Zaghloul, and A. S. Alfaar, "Pathological findings of Retinoblastoma in Egypt; implementing CAP protocol in developing countries.", International Society of Genetic Eye Diseases and Retinoblastoma meeting., Gent, Belgium, 2013. Abstract

Introduction / Purpose: Retinoblastoma is the most common intra-ocular tumour of childhood. Radiotherapy and chemotherapy has improved survival for the disease over the last 40 years. Looking for prognostic criteria is one of the major research areas that inspires disease management teams all-over the world. Many protocols were designed over the years to correlate the presence of certain pathological and/or molecular features and prognosis of the disease. Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 (CCHE) is a new cancer center in Egypt that serves about 25-40% of the pediatric oncology population in the country. The aim of this study is to present the histopathological findings in Egypt leading pediatric oncology center and impact of implementing CAP protocol on the improvement of patient care. Materials & Methods: CCHE Retinoblastoma study team implemented College of American Pathologist (CAP) protocol of Retinoblastoma version 3.0 (Based on AJCC/UICC TNM, 7th edition) for examining enucleation specimens. Pathology team has conducted an internal training for pathologists. New electronic case report forms (eCRFs) were designed for reporting the progress. Real-time online statistical analysis system was integrated with eCRFs. Implementation included prospective processing and data entry of new specimens properties beside revising of all specimens prior to the implementation of the protocol. Healthcare quality measures included required time for releasing the reports. Results: Between July 2007 and May 2013 we’ve examined 198 enucleation specimens. Mean of all ocular diameters was 22.2 mm. Mean Optic nerve stump length was 6.35 mm. Invaded structures included Cornea (5.3%), Anterior chamber (15.4%), Iris (8.3%), Lens (5.9%), Ciliary body (18.3%), Choroid, (72.2%), Sclera (17.2%), and Orbital tissue (7.1%). Any degree of Optic Nerve invasion was noted in 51% of specimens while surgical margin was involved in 10.8%. Validation rules in eCRFs helped the team to complete missing data and provide systematic reporting. Integrated online analysis system provided a real-time reporting facility for detecting protocol implementation progress. Conclusions / Significance: Implementing CAP retinoblastoma protocol resembled a roadmap for improving patients’ care. It supported the systematic reporting of cases, decreasing errors and missing data and provided research informatics team with a blueprint for developing a real-time monitoring system. This system can be integrated in the practice of emerging teams to ensure adherence to quality measures.

Khalil, N. S., physical assessment of eye,ear,nose mouse and throat, , 1st, Cairo, Slide share, 2018.
Tawfik, S., N. M. A. Razek, Y. Mounir, and undefined, "Pre-operative evaluation of breast cancer by contrast enhanced digital mammography", European society of radiology, Vienna, 2016.
Elzomor, H., R. Nour, A. S. Alfaar, A. Alei Eldin, S. M. Zaghloul, H. Taha, and A. Elhaddad, "Presentation Of Extra-Ocular Retinoblastoma In Egypt", International Society of Genetic Eye Diseases and Retinoblastoma meeting., Gent, Belgium, pp. 71, 2013. Abstract

Introduction: Extraocular Retinoblastoma is a disease of developing countries. It represents a challenge for oncologists with its poor prognosis and resistance to chemotherapy. There is a major discrepancy in reporting its incidence between developing and developed world. Egypt represents the third most populous African country, hence, establishing Childrenâ?Ts Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357 (CCHE) -­a non for profit institute-­ represents a hope for childhood cancer patients in Egypt and the middle-­east. The aim of this paper is to report the magnitude of the disease and presenting features of extraocular retinoblastoma in Egypt over the last 6 years. Materials & Methods: We reviewed all the cases that were presented with extraocular retinoblastoma to our center between July 2007 and December 2012. This included ISGEDR 2013 72 reviewing clinical, radiological and pathological investigations. Cases were classified based on international staging of Retinoblastoma and milestone of diagnosing the disease. Results: Between July 2007 and December 2012 our team has diagnosed 48 cases of metastatic disease accounting for 18.3% of all cases with retinoblastoma. Mean age of presentation was 27.3 months and duration of prior symptoms was 17 months. 40% of the cases presented initially with extra-­ocular retinoblastoma while 49% was diagnosed after enucleation and about 9% of the cases ignored followup sessions and came later with metastases. Stage II represented 32.4% of the cases while Stage III was 26.4% and Stage IV accounted for 42.2 % of the cases. Conclusions: Extraocular retinoblastoma is still an under-­studied field due to the few diagnosed cases in developed world. But in the settings of developing countries it represents a real nightmare specially with the increasing number of advanced intra-­ ocular retinoblastoma patients and lack of access to healthcare services.

Alfaar, A. S., R. Nour, M. Kamal, M. S. Bakry, and S. Ezzat, "Retinoblastoma Clinical Research in Egypt, 5 years experience.", International Society of Genetic Eye Diseases and Retinoblastoma meeting., Gent, Belgium, 2013. Abstract

Introduction and purpose: Institution-lead clinical research is a systematic effort for understanding diseases and its management in relation to local situation and needs. In Egypt, Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt has initiated a clinical research program that aims at standardising treatment protocols for different diseases including Retinoblastoma. The aim of this study is to present the steps we’ve conducted, specific challenges we’ve faced, key performance indicators that we’ve designed and achievements we have accomplished. Methods: During the evolution of this program we’ve tracked events and progress in the retinoblastoma program over an online shared application. This was reported on observational basis by research team for practices of clinical, pharmacy, nursing and other supporting teams beside research team itself. Retinoblastoma Research Team has used shared online documents for facilitating collaborative building of reports. Results: Between July 2007 and and July 2012 we’ve adopted 5 treatment protocols. We’ve enrolled 250 patients over those protocols. Follow-up of challenges revealed different factors related to nature of the retinoblastoma disease and management, knowledge of clinical and research teams, settings in developing countries and factors related to registration and follow-up of huge numbers of patients. Physicians were engaged in the program through weekly discussions and tumour board meetings. We’ve implemented a tailored training program for nurses and pharmacists about the disease and treatment protocols. The research team has developed an online protocols portal to disseminate the latest versions of treatment roadmaps to clinical management teams. We succeeded to integrate a real-time follow-up system that reports full picture of the performance of retinoblastoma patients. Significance: This model represents an example for facilitating the transformation into clinical research in developing countries with the aid of international best practices and information technology tools. The paper represents a blueprint for other institutions in low resource countries to integrate its unique knowledge about the disease and its response into practice.

Taha, G., K. Sallam, M. ElShafie, S. A., A. Younes, and A. Refaat, "Sonographic guidance for tunneled central venuos catheters insertion in pediatric oncologic patients: guided punctures and guide wire localization.", 5th Scientific Annual Conference of South Egypt Cancer., Assiut, Egypt, 2012. Abstract
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AlFaar, A. S., "Teaching Clinical Research Leadership Skills for Undergraduate Medical Students and Impact on Public Health. ", Washington DC: US Department of State Fellows Congress., 2011. Abstract
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Alfaar, A. S., R. Labib, S. Ezzat, M. Mostafa, H. Taha, and S. Abouelnaga, "Telepathology to Improve Collaboration and Quality of Samples Annotation in Biorepository. ", ISBER Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, 2014. Abstract

Background: Telemedicine is the field of using information and communication technologies for facilitating diagnosis and treatment at distance. Using such disciplines in pathology has started long time ago with using closed TV circuits between teams. We’ve piloted the integration between caTissue open source biorepository suite and our telepathology system to facilitate verifying the diagnosis of stored and released samples. Methods: We have used LeicaTM telepathology system to produce digital formats for pathology slides of samples sent for biobanking. The diagnosis of scanned sets was discussed with our partners in US. We had implemented caTissue biorepository suite for handling the samples data including annotation. We’ve piloted using both caTissue 1.2 and caTissue plus 3.0 systems for integration with shared slides and reports. Results: Ninety-four tissue samples have been collected and stored . 109 slides/samples have been digitized for archival and assisting later annotation . Samples have been shared with our partners for discussion. H&E and biomarkers-labeled studies was used. New caTissue Plus 3.0 has proven more flexibility in sharing the annotations and reviewing the online slides. Conclusions: Telepathology has provided a new dimension for annotating sampled specimens giving an opportunity for researchers to discuss the cases without the need to get the physical samples.

Kamal, M., O. Hassanain, S. AbouElNaga, H. Hosny, and A. Samir, "Treatment Protocols' Monitoring Solution for Real-Time Tracking of Pediatric Cancer Patients: A Research Oriented System.", 21st Pediatric Pharmacy Conference and PPAG Annual Meeting., Houston., 2012. Abstract
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Samir, A., and S. Kamal, "Using hybrid solutions for maximizing the return on investment from telemedicine in pharmacy education", 5th Annual Pediatric Telehealth Colloquium, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.,, pp. 846-854, 2010. Abstract
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Samir AlFaar, A., S. Ezzat, and S. AbouElNaga, "“Bringing them together” – An essential role in retinoblastoma team; a disease coordinator. Two years experience in a developing country.", International Society of Genetic Eye Diseases and Retinoblastoma meeting., Bangaluru, India., pp. p. 62, 2011. Abstract
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, المعالم الأثرية في مدينة فاس, , الرباط ـ المملكة المغربية, دار نشر المعرفة, 2009. fs.jpg
, المعالم الأثرية في مدينة فاس, , الرباط ـ المملكة المغربية, دار نشر المعرفة, 2009. fs.jpg
Mohamed, A. W., الموجز فى القانون الدولى الخاص, , القاهرة, مركز جامعة القاهرة للتعليم المفتوح, 2018.
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