At the Oncology Department of Gayrettepe Florence Nightingale Hospital, both solid tumors and Hematological diseases are diagnosed and accordingly treated. The department is the first special cancer center with world standards in Turkey. It is an experienced and institutionalized cancer center along with the advanced diagnosis and treatment opportunities. Giving service with lecturers and expert doctors, our center works in cooperation with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York and Istanbul Bilim University. In our center beside the chemotherapy antibody treatment, chemotherapy and target-driven personal treatment are applied.
In Gayrettepe Florence Nightingale Hospital Advanced Oncology Center cancer check-up is made by expert oncologists, thus disease can be diagnosed before it occurs or in early period.
Physiological support is given to our patients by our psychologist specialized in cancer patients. Our dieticians apply exclusive diets to our cancer patients where needed.
Necessary education forms about all the treatments applied to our patients are given; both oral and written informing and education are provided. Discussing meeting is about the patients followed with other departments and treatment protocols are generalized with approaches relying on scientific proofs in multidisciplinary Tumor Councils.
Chemotherapy and immunotherapy are carried out with target-driven treatment by using the most current method, devices and equipments together with our experienced oncologic nurses.
There are eight chemotherapy chairs in Gayrettepe Florence Nightingale Hospital Medical Oncology Department. These patients can stay with their companions. In our unit chemotherapy medicines are prepared by our expert pharmaceutics in special cabinet. Medicine treatments of the patients are applied by our experienced nurses with the control of oncologists. Thus chemotherapy is given without need for staying in hospital. Treatment can be applied in units with bed for patients who need. Chemotherapy Unit is next to the Intensive Care Unit, there is confidence and comfort environment provided by the fact that in case of an emergency, an intervention can be performed.
In our Hematological Oncology Department, lymph cancer and blood cancers such as lymphoma, multiple myeloma, and leukemia are diagnosed and their treatments are made. Blood diseases except from cancer such as Mediterranean anemia, thrombocyte deficiency, lococyte diseases can be diagnosed and treated by hematology doctors in the same department. Moreover, aspiration and biopsies of bone marrow are made and certain diagnosis can be reached by this way.