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IAEA Director General Visits Jerusalem Cancer Institute

Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital

The Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem, Israel.

During his official visit to Israel, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano was briefed on cancer care on 25 August 2010 at the Sharett Institute of Oncology of the Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center in Jerusalem.

The Sharett Institute was founded in 1977 and is a leading institution in cancer immunology, immunotherapy, and tumour biology in the Middle East. The institution performs important work in the Jerusalem area and beyond, treating patients from all communities.

IAEA experts in technical cooperation, human health and radiotherapy are cooperating closely with radiotherapy centres in Israel, including the Hadassah medical centre, to "train the trainers" in assuring the quality, safety and effectiveness of the radiotherapy their centres deliver.

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