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UAE Ambassador Shaves Head to Support Children with Cancer
Date:1/11/2010

o the many children he had met at Children’s National, and children around the world who are facing cancer.

“Thanks to the tireless work of the team at Children’s National, countless kids around the world have the support, care and attention they need to push through very challenging circumstances,” said Ambassador Al Otaiba. “I am proud to personally contribute to the hospital’s continued success.”

Max Coppes, MD, senior vice president of the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s National, said, “Ambassador Al Otaiba’s commitment to transforming the lives of sick children in our region and around the world is heartfelt. He has been a true partner in our effort to ensure that our children enjoy a bright, healthy future.”

The specialists in the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children’s National have helped increase cure rates for numerous childhood cancers and other diseases, and are working to expand the number of diseases that can be cured as well as minimize the side effects of treatment.

Contact:
Stacy Williams at stwillia(at)cnmc(dot)org or (301) 565-8523

About Children’s National Medical Center
Children's National Medical Center, located in Washington, DC, is a proven leader in the development of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury. Children’s has been serving the nation's children for more than 135 years. Children’s National is ranked among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report and the Leapfrog Group. For more information, visit www.childrensnational.org. Children’s Research Institute, the academic arm of Children
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