King Hussein Cancer Centre (KHCC)
Cancer clinic in Jordan

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About King Hussein Cancer Centre (KHCC)

The King Hussein Cancer Centre (KHCC) is a cancer treatment centre in Jordan. KHCC has been recognised internationally as the:

  • Only centre in the Arab world and the sixth in the world to receive disease-specific accreditation from the Joint commission international (JCI) for its Oncology Program.
  • Only centre in Jordan and the fifth in the Arab world to receive accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP), confirming that KHCC laboratories meet and exceed regulatory requirements, yielding the highest accuracy levels of laboratory results.
  • Only cancer centre in Jordan to earn international accreditation from the American Nurses Credentialing Centre (ANCC) as a provider of continuous nursing education.

About King Huessein Cancer Centre

The King Hussein Cancer Centre treats all cancers and performs approximately 300 bone marrow transplants a year.
The King Hussein Cancer Centre is the one of the only specialised cancer centres in the Middle East treating both adults and children. They also offer various diagnostic imaging services such as MRI and CT scans and have a highly advanced Chemotherapy Unit.
Treatments available include all types of Cancer treatments and procedures, including:
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Bone marrow transplants
  • Immunotherapy
  • Internal medicine
  • Hormone Therapy
  • Cryoablation
The KHCC treats roughly 7000 new cancer patients every year, mostly arriving from Middle Eastern countries. They have state-of-the-art medical equipment and services, including 12 operating rooms and 352 beds. It houses 36 intensive care units, including 6 ICUs specialized for paediatric care. Over 300 highly qualified oncologists and healthcare professionals and 1000 nurses, trained specifically in oncology nursing are at the centre’s disposal.
Praised internationally as being one of the most popular centre for cancer treatment in Jordan, it has become one of the main hubs for comprehensive treatment and care in the middle east, cementing the KHCC at the top of its class for affordability, medical excellence and multilingual skills.
King Hussein Cancer Centre delivers a holistic care service focusing on the physical, emotional and social well-being of their patients to the fullest extent.

Paediatric Services

The paediatric oncologists work tirelessly with a multidisciplinary team consisting of various radiologists, pathologists, surgeons, psychologists and nurse coordinators to guarantee each KHCC patient receives personalized and professional care that is in line with the most recent and high-quality cancer treatment procedures.
The centre has multiple successful support programs in place, such as the “Dreams Come True” program, summer camps, play therapy and an educational program to help children stay connected with their lives, receiving a sense of normality in an otherwise negative situation.
They have an extensive supportive services roster, putting a big focus on nutrition and pain management to deliver the best care possible.
KHCC has expert psychologists and play therapists on hand working closely with their department to ensure the best quality of life to patients, even after they have left the centre.

GCC & Underprivileged patients

King Hussein Cancer centres treat an increasing number of patients from Gulf cooperation countries (GCC) who travel to Jordan seeking specialist cancer treatment.

Due to its expert medical care, attractive price and the language barrier being significantly less than other destinations, they are a prime target for medical tourism within the gulf.

KHCC will also receive many disadvantaged patients from countries such as Palestine, Syria, Iraq, Sudan and Yemen who are suffering from serious conflict and may not have access to vital cancer treatment facilities anywhere else.

Patient support groups

The KHCC has several support groups in place that are very successful in improving the state of mind of current patients undergoing cancer treatment.

The support groups comprise of both current and past patients as well as volunteers, providing emotional support even after the treatment ends. Groups like this have a hugely positive effect as current cancer sufferers are shown what life after treatment is like and have a wealth of positive mental attitudes surrounding them. There are three groups:

  • SANAD Group - For breast cancer survivors
  • Amal Group- For parents whose children have cancer
  • Basma Group - For KHCC cancer patients

New Buildings

In September 2017, KHCC unveiled their new expansion consisting of an inpatient tower and a separate outpatient building. This expansion doubled the capacity of their existing Jordan centre and helped provide more advanced spaces for research, education and patient care. These new improvements further established the King Hussein Cancer Foundation as the leading facility within the Middle East for cancer treatment.

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Opening hours

  24 hour opening

Legal

Liability insurance  : No

Treatments

Contact details

Main Phone: 
Email: [email protected]
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