Ministry Of Public Health

Qatar Cancer Information Centre (QCIC)

Qatar Cancer Program

About Qatar Cancer Information Center (QCIC)

The QCIC is the national repository of cancer related information in the State of Qatar. Based on comprehensive tolls of information governance, networking and cancer data collection, the QCIC is established to provide high quality, current, and reliable cancer information to ensure data-driven and evidence-based cancer planning and policymaking, and to enhance sharing of knowledge and optimization of resources through appropriate networking and information.

National Cancer Strategy 2011-2016 National Cancer Framework 2017-2022

Qatar Cancer Network (QCN)

QCN is a unified platform gathering in one place, all cancer partners and stakeholders involved in cancer screening, prevention, care, and research, to foster comprehensive cancer information sharing and transparency in Qatar.

Cancer Information Governance Board (CIGB)

CIGB acts as the governing body which set policies and procedure related to data collection, protection, and ownership in order to promote quality.

Request for accreditation Cancer data request

Qatar National Cancer Registry (QNCR)

QNCR is the cancer data warehouse in Qatar. It systematically collects all cancer patient’s data from all healthcare providers and sectors to assist in the delivery of comprehensive and informed care. QNCR has three databases, that is cancer incidence, cancer screening, and cancer waiting times.

Submit a cancer case

Qatar Cancer Network (QCN)

Directory

Directory

Looking for a specific cancer researcher, clinician or surgeon, technical professional or epidemiologist! Do you want to create your own profile and get visible for potential collaboration? This service will help you.

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Research Lab

Research Lab

Discover all cancer research labs in the academic institutions that are specialized in conducting scientific cancer research and their available services and recourses for research.

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Jobs Bank

Jobs Bank

Do you have a job offer that you want to share and publish? Searching for local short- and long- term jobs opportunities in the field of cancer? This is the right place.

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Research Funding

Research Funding

Do you know about a research funding opportunity that you would like to share? Are you looking for sources of research funds? This is the appropriate area to check.

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Events

Events

Get engaged and Stay up to date on the latest local events, activities, webinars, and publications. Share your event, regardless of what it is, as long as it is connected to cancer work.

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Call for Collaboration

Call for Collaboration

Looking for specific technical assistance in one of your projects? Send your call here.

Collaborate
Research Core

Research Core

Explore our research cores committed to supporting cancer research to enable, facilitate, or enhance the research.

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Forum

Forum

Bringing together representatives from public and private health sector, academic institutions, international organizations, and civil society to exchange ideas, share experiences, and discuss progress across a range of cancer areas.

Discuss

Cancer Information Governance Board (CIGB)

Policies and Procedures

Policies and Procedures

The CIGB is working continuously on creating the cancer information governance system, the first element of this system is the development of necessary policies and procedures guaranteeing the protection of patient information while keeping the operations as smooth as they should be.

Cancer Data Security Policy Cancer Data Request Procedure Cancer Registry Accreditation Procedure Approval of Cancer Awareness and Education Material Procedure
Ad-hoc Committees

Ad-hoc Committees

The CIGB convenes in a full board meeting on monthly basis, however, to keep answer any operational request, the CIGB is adopting the concept of specialized Ad-hoc committees that can meet independently to look into operational requests. Three of them are created so far:

  • Ad hoc Committee for cancer data requests
  • Ad hoc Committee for cancer registries accreditation
  • Ad hoc Committee for Approval of Cancer Awareness and Education Material Procedure
Cancer Data Request

Cancer Data Request

Whether you are academic researcher, clinician, medical trainer, or media professional, you can request cancer data and information. A simple form should be filled out online and the answer of the decision will be shared to you within 5 working days. This is online application allowing the requester to track the status of their data request.

Cancer data request
Registry Accreditation

Registry Accreditation

The accreditation is our guarantee of the quality of the operations, and the appropriate data protections of your cancer registry. Accredited registries will become visible for larger audience, enabling quality collaboration with other institutions.

Registry accreditation
CIGB Members

CIGB Members

  • Dr. Dr. Al-Hareth Al-Khater - Chair
  • Mr. Amid Abu Hmaidan
  • Dr. Salha Bujassoum
  • Dr. Khalid Al Rumaihi
  • Dr. Mohammed Ussama Al Homsi
  • Dr. Adrian Charles
  • Dr. Naima Al Mulla
  • Dr. Ruba Taha
  • Dr. Reem Jawad Al Sulaiman
  • Mr. Paul Halliday
  • Ms. Rindai Magezah
  • Ms. Khadra Abdi

Qatar National Cancer Registry (QNCR)

Cancer Statistics

Cancer Statistics

Qatar National Cancer Registry (QNCR), is the formal authority to produce information and reports related to the cancer burden in the State of Qatar. These reports and information are heavily used by policy makers, clinical and academic researchers and medical trainers.

Annual Report 2014 Annual Report 2015 Annual Report 2016 Annual Report 2017
QNCR Team

QNCR Team

Amid Abu Hmaidan
Esraa Al Abbadi
Rafael Tan Gani
Elias Mamo

QNCR Partners

  • HMC
  • Al Emadi
  • Al Ahali
  • Doha Clinic
  • Treatment Abroad
  • Cancer Screening-PHCC
  • Cancer Screening-HMC

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Submit a Case

Submit a Case

Based on well-defined reportability criteria, using the online application, health care providers who interacts with cancer patients are requested to submit the cancer case information and data to the QNCR.

Submit a case Cancer notification form

Partners

Qatar Cancer Research Partnership (QCRP)

Based on a structure of multi-institutional representation, and following the MoPH leadership, the QCRP is responsible for ensuring coordination across all clinical and research organizations. It provides focus for increased internal, external academic and commercial collaborations and identify emerging technologies and platforms required for cancer research to become internationally competitive.

National Centre For Cancer Care and Research (NCCCR)

The National Center for Cancer Care and Research (NCCCR) is the premier cancer hospital for the State of Qatar. It is part of Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) and looks after cancer patients who require ongoing treatments such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

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Qatar Cancer Society (QCS)

Qatar Cancer Society (QCS) is a charity that was founded in 1997. It works under the Regulatory Authority for Charitable Activities. QCS seeks to prevent cancer and reduce its burden in Qatar through working with different partners to educate the community, and to support, empower and advocate for people living with the disease, and to engage in professional development and scientific research in the field of cancer.

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Screen For Life

Screening can detect cancer before it has a chance to progress into later stages that are harder to treat. Your choices can make an impact on your health—and bring peace of mind to you and your family. As part of Qatar’s National Cancer Program, PHCC is making breast and bowel screening available throughout the country.

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