Prof. Myriam Ben Arush

Prof. Myriam Ben Arush

Director, Pediatric Hematology Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation Division

Tel: 972-4-7774717

Fax: 972-4-7774798

About the Labratory:

Ongoing studies and researches in the Pediatric Hematology Oncology And Bone Marrow Transplantation Division.
Attitudes of doctors and nurses in relation to social networks and networking activities impact on the relationship between therapist and patient.
Examination of the factors influencing the histological response to chemotherapy in Osteogenic Sarcoma.
Children’s cancer and environmental exposures.
Revaccination of Children after Completion of Standard Chemotherapy for Acute Leukemia – An Israeli Prospective Multicenter Study.
Positions of doctors and nurses regarding the care of the child with cancer at the end of life.
Parents’ perception of their child malignant disease and clinical status, their feeling of uncertainty and its influence on their well being; differences between Jewish and Arabic populations; differences between fathers and mothers.
Vulvovaginal graft versus host disease in women who underwent transplantation before and after menarche.
Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation in Children and Adolescents with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia.
A Randomized, Open-label, Controlled Phase 3 Adaptive Trial to Investigate the Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of the BiTE Antibody Blinatumomab as Consolidation Therapy Versus Conventional Consolidation Chemotherapy in Pediatric Subjects With High-risk First Relapse B-precursor Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL).
Hematopoietic stem cells and progenitor cell migration and development.
Relapsed and refractory Hodgkin’s lymphoma in children and adolescence: Retrospective study in Israel between the years 1999-2014.
Parental Adaptation to Childhood Cancer: A cross cultural perspective.
The role of surviving in the prognosis of children with Ewing sarcoma.
Nutritional status and prognosis in children diagnosed with osteogenic sarcoma.
Prof. Myriam Weyl Ben Arush, M.D., former Chair of the Israel Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology and an internationally recognized expert in pediatric oncology is the Director of the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology and Bone Marrow transplantation Division and Deputy Director of Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital.  Prof. Ben Arush received the Ministry of Health’s Prize for Outstanding Work and the Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur in France.  She was named one of the most caring physicians in the world by the World Medical Association for her exceptionally insightful and empathetic voice in professional discussions of the ethical, psychosocial, and quality of life aspects of pediatric cancer care.
She is also full professor in pediatric Hematology Oncology at the Rappaport Faculty of Medicine at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa. Dr Ben Arush has actively participated in a wide range of clinical and basic research projects and initiatives in pediatric Oncology. Her main research interests are in diagnosis and management of solid tumors. She is the National principal investigator in rhabdomyosarcoma and international member of the children’s oncology group in the USA and other European organizations. Dr Ben Arush already published about 150 articles in international journals. She is associate editor of the Journal of Pediatric Hematology Oncology and editor of a book in psychosocial aspects in pediatric on pediatric oncology.