Egyptian artist Najwa Fouad has published an image of artist Farouk al-Fishawi and wrote: "My brother and Aziz Farouk al-Fishawi want you a quick recovery."
The sources who were close to him said that his health had deteriorated significantly in recent days, and his family was preparing to take him to a private hospital.
Al-Fisawi is now in his house, in a room with some medical equipment, his family is headed by his wife Sumaya Al-Alfi and their son Ahmed Al-Fishawi.
Al-Fishawi announced his solemn ceremony at the opening of Alexandria Film Cancer a few months ago.
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