Global renowned-musician، Gheorghe Zamfir performed Friday evening a cancer benefit concert for the Breast Gynecological International Cancer Society (BGICS) under the slogan “Music against Cancer”، amid the attendee of celebrities، public figures، and at least 75 elite oncologists worldwide.
The concerts revenue will be for the treatment of the sick cases and to raise awareness to reduce the risks of the disease، that is widely spreading throughout the globe.
Zamfir arrived Thursday evening in Cairo for a two-day visit to Egypt، where he is set to perform on the sidelines of the 10th Breast، Gynecological and Immunooncology International Cancer Conference (BGIICC)، amid the attendee of elite oncologists worldwide.
The Conference، held from January 18-19، under the auspices of Minister of Health، Dr.Ahmed Emad Al-Deen، in cooperation with the American Cancer Society، European School of Oncology (ESO)، European Society for Medical Oncology، Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC)، and Ain Shams University's Research Institute of Faculty of Medicine.
During his visit، Georges participated in a press conference، held in one of the major hotels in Heliopolis، in the presence of Dr Hesham El Ghazaly، professor of Clinical oncology Ain Shams University، president of the Breast and Gynecological Cancer Society.
He expressed his happiness at being in Egypt and in performing the cancer benefit concert، stressing his love for concerts with a noble cause.
He also discussed about the music’s ability to treat some diseases.