King Fahad National Center for Children's Cancer and Research
The King Fahad National Center for Children's Cancer and Research is part of the KFSH&RC. It is located 20 kilometers north of Riyadh on a twenty-acre site. It provides both inpatient and outpatient services to Pediatric Hematology/Oncology patients. The hospital is locally known as the Children Cancer Centre or more affectionately CCC.
Facts about CCC:
- Modeled on St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.A.
- 600 new pediatric malignant cases reported to Saudi National Cancer Registry annually. Additional 200 cases per year projected over the coming years
- Approximately 400 new cases accepted at KFNCCC&R/ KFSH&RC annually
- Approximately 70 pediatric stem cell transplantations per year