The Naef K. Basile Cancer Institute (NKBCI) at the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) is a state-of-the-art adult cancer facility providing comprehensive cancer treatment and research.
The Institute was established through the generous contribution of the Naef K. Basile Foundation, bearing the name of the late Dr. Naef Basile, a Lebanese-American physician whose lifelong wish was to give back to his country of birth, founding an institute that would compare with the best cancer centers in the world.
The NKBCI relies on multidisciplinary specialized teams to diagnose and treat cancer and fosters health education programs to raise awareness on cancer prevention and early diagnosis.
The NKBCI is an exciting and growing institute with leading clinicians, educators, and scientists working together to improve patient care. Our faculty participates in a full-range of academic activities that includes basic science research, clinical research, and teaching. We aspire to be a refrence in medical care leading innovation in the treatment of cancer in Lebanon and the region.