Damascus, SANA – Al-Bayrouni University Hospital launched operations in 8 specialized clinics in the Department of Oncology in al-Mazzeh branch to provide patients with chemotherapy, in addition to the opening a gamma camera department for medical diagnosis and radiation therapy.
Since the current circumstances make reaching the Hospital’s headquarters in Harasta difficult, two stories in al-Mazzeh branch have been renovated to accommodate 30 extra beds and a dispensary was added to provide cancer medication, in addition to a laboratory and the gamma camera.
Al-Bayrouni’s Mazzeh Branch offers radiotherapy to cancer patients. It contains advanced equipment such as the linear accelerator (LINAC), radioisotope therapy, and a cobalt device.
The hospital provides services to 400 patients per day in both branches. The total number of patients reached 150,000 in 2013.
Rasha Raslan / Hazem Sabbagh