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Quick Facts About CCCL

  • The Children's Cancer Center of Lebanon (CCCL) is a regional center pioneering in the treatment of children with cancer.
  • The Children's Cancer Center of Lebanon (CCCL) is a not-for-profit association for the treatment of children with cancer. CCCL is affiliated to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital (SJCRH) in Memphis, Tennessee, and works in close coordination with the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC).
  • Children at CCCL are treated free of charge, with no cost at all on their parents. Therefore, CCCL relies purely on donations, with a yearly budget of 15 million USD.
  • Children at the CCCL are admitted regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion or nationality; where their treatment requires advanced facilities with cutting-edge technology and expertise in various modalities of treatment: surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, stem cell transplantation and supportive care.
  • All patients referred to CCCL are offered thorough diagnostic tests and admitted based on our admission policy. We admit most of new patients every year and all others are referred to other hospitals whenever CCCL has budget and space limitations.
  • Inaugurated in April 2002, CCCL treated, to date, more than 2,040 children with cancer, and with around 5,000 consultations provided to patients referred from Lebanon and the region.
  • The treatment usually lasts for 3 years, costing an average of 55,000 USD a year for each patient, where costs can range from 40,000USD up to 200,000USD in certain cases.
  • The Children’s Cancer Center of Lebanon (CCCL) has a variety of fundraising programs and projects all for the sole purpose of raising funds to treat our dear patients.
  • Cure rate for our patients at CCCL is an amazing 80%, which means that our mission is one of hope and a healthy future for our dear children.
  • CCCL holds an ISO 9001:2015 Accreditation since 2009 for Quality Management, assessed by the British Standards Institute.