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Executive Board Member and Global Partner

9:44 pm 29-04-2019

Fight Cancer Global has assembled over 100 Global Partners from over 40 countries so far and plan to top over 100 countries by 2020. We have also been building a diverse Executive Board comprised of global leaders both in and out of the Cancer space, leaders who have already made a difference in their respective fields and have chosen to become part of the vision and stand with one another at and FCG at the forefront against cancer. One such leader is Dr. Asem Mansour of King Hussein Cancer Center. He has seen the value in aligning with other throughout the world through the multi-disciplinary, comprehensive Global vision of Fight Cancer Global and we are also proud to say that KHCC is also an FCG Global Partner.


Dr. Asem H. Mansour presides over the largest Standalone Comprehensive Cancer Center across the Middle East, leading more than 200 oncologists and consultants and over 2,800 healthcare professionals in executing KHCC’s vision to provide the highest quality care to cancer patients throughout the Region. He first joined the Center as the Chairman of the Department of Diagnostic Radiology in 1998 and he was later appointed as the Executive Chairman of the Jordan Breast Cancer Program (JBCP) in 2012.

As his responsibilities grew, Dr. Mansour shifted all his focus towards fulfilling his long awaited promise of living up to KHCC’s legacy; by overseeing the execution process of a 108,000 square meters Expansion flourish into life. The campus included a 13-story inpatient tower and a 10-story outpatient building ranging a total of 352 beds that enabled KHCC to grow significantly serving an increasing number of patients every year by doubling up the capacity of new cases.

As the Chairman of the Construction Committee, Dr. Mansour oversaw the commissioning of facilities including the innovative Diagnostic and Treatment Facilities designed to serve revenue growth, physician recruitment and capital construction doubling its existing capacity for superior patient care by introducing the new strategy of Institution Hospital Information Technology. Aside from being the co-leader and co-founder of the newly established KHCC program; the Cancer Care Informatics (CCI) in Jordan that aims to enhance the utilization of data to better serve cancer patients, Dr. Mansour is also a notable newspaper columnist, an active reviewer, and have co-authored in many prestigious medical journals, and various peer-reviewed publications.

A renowned certified Diagnostic Radiologist with a subspecialty fellowship in Neuroradiology (ESNR), Dr. Mansour earned his M.D. from the Vitebsk Medical Institute, School of Medicine. He successfully pursued a fellowship through the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR- London) and also holds a Master degree of Medical Management (MMM) from the Carnegie Mellon University.

King Hussein Cancer Foundation (KHCC) is an independent, non-governmental, non-profit institution established in 2001 with a Royal Decree to combat cancer in Jordan and the Middle East. Their Board of Trustees is comprised of volunteers and experts in the fields of health economics and finance, appointed by Royal Decree and chaired by Her Royal Princess Gida Talal.

KHCC's practice of Inclusive Control of cancer is based on the implementation of evidence -based interventions to reduce the burden of cancer by reducing the incidence of disease, morbidity and mortality by enhancing the patients' quality of life, extending to cover areas including protection, early detection, treatment and rehabilitation and palliative care.

KHCC's vision aligns well with Fight Cancer Global. The FCG framework begins with Five Pillars: Community, Outreach, Education, Technology and Hope. These pillars are fully integrated with multiple comprehensive platforms to engage players with one another at all levels, as they leverage collaborative partners to create synergy, bridge gaps, implement solutions and deliver the finest cancer care.


Our Global initiative and Vision is universally impacting and transforming the Oncology space using a 360 degree approach through Global Engagement and Collaboration, aligning Patients and Survivors with All Professionals - including Hospitals, Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Governments, Academic Institutions, Non-Profits and more - to result in ONE shared vision and responsibility, to serve all those living with Cancer.


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