Together we will learn that nothing is impossible
— Prof. Dr. Hamdy Abdel Aziz

Prof. Dr. Hamdy Abdel Azim

Founder, Cairocure


Current Positions and Titles

  • Chairman of Kasr Al-Ainy School Of Oncology (KASO), official Cancer education organization, Department of Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University.
  • Professor of Clinical Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
  • President of Africa Middle East Cancer Research Inter group.
  • Referee for the Annals of Oncology Journal, THE BREAST, The Breast Journal (TBJ), BMC Cancer, Chemotherapy journal , Advances in Cancer Research & Treatment , Journal of the Egyptian National Cancer Institute, and the Chinese Clinical Oncology Journal.

Pioneering Activity

  • Past chairman of the Oncology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University.
  • First to represent the Middle East countries on the ASCO international committee, for a period of 5 years ( May 1997-May 2002)
  • Chief editor of 2 educational books  ASCO PANARAB Lymphoma Conference (1999) and the MD Anderson Cancer Centre / Cairo University joint meeting (2006)
  • More than 80 scientific and research publications.
  • Scientist of the Year from the International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, UK (2002)
  • The Order of Merit,Cambridge University (2002)
  • The Best Arab Oncologist from the Lebanese Society of Medical Oncology (LSMO,2004) 
  • The recognition award for significant contribution to the Oncology field in the middle east from UAE (Dubai -2013)
  •  Dr Azim signed the Charter of Paris against Cancer on behalf of the Arab World in February 2000.


MD degree
Clinical Oncology, Cairo University (1986) 

Msc degree
Clinical Oncology, Cairo University (1982)