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Medipol Mega University Hospital Istanbul

location_on Istanbul, Turkey
8/10 from 23 Votes

Department of Oncology, Hematology and Pediatric Hematology (302855)

Deniz Sargin

Prof. Dr. med.

Deniz Sargin

Specialized in: oncology, hematology, pediatric hematology

The Department of Oncology and Hematology at the Medipol Mega University Hospital in Istanbul, headed by Prof. Dr. med. Deniz Sargin, offers patients with oncological diseases diagnosis, holistic treatment and psychosocial support services. Special treatment option, the so-called target-oriented cancer therapy, is available. Another focal point is hematology, which concerns with study and treatment of benign and malign blood diseases. Pediatric hematology is also offered.

The Department of Oncology and Hematology at the Medipol Mega University Hospital in Istanbul has at its disposal various cancer treatment possibilities, including radiotherapy and chemotherapy, which can be applied separately or in combination. Depending on the type, grade, localization of cancer and a number of other factors, specialists of the Department determine the type and amount of radiation treatment, which can be performed before, during or after the surgery.

In the field of Hematology, the Department of Oncology and Hematology at the Medipol Mega University Hospital in Istanbul deals with treatment of benign blood diseases (different types of anemia), including Iron deficiency anemia, Vitamin B12 deficiency and folic acid deficiency. Apart from that, physicians of the Department under the lead of Prof. Dr. med. Deniz Sargin have a special expertise in treatment of malignant blood diseases, such as acute leukemia (cancer of the blood), chronic leukemia, plasma cell disease, multiple myeloma, lymphomas, etc. The diagnosis of malignant blood diseases can be made by hematologists through blood cell and bone marrow examinations and in some cases through lymph node and organ biopsies.

In addition, the Medipol Mega University Hospital in Istanbul is one of the leading children’s oncology centers in Turkey; treatment plans for each patient are determined in multidisciplinary tumor boards, according to the international treatment protocols. A large number of contemporary treatment options is available for treatment of children; in particular, mention can be made of the high-dose radioactive agent treatment, for instance, MIBG-therapy, which is carried out in a close cooperation with the Department of Nuclear Medicine at the Medipol Mega University Hospital in Istanbul.

Finally, the Medipol Mega University Hospital in Istanbul also enjoys an excellent reputation in the field of stem cell transplantation. Stem cell transplantation can be performed in patients who suffer from such diseases, as multiple myeloma (malignant bone marrow disease caused by plasma cells), lymphoma (hematologic lymph node cancer), acute leukemia (blood cancer), etc. In particular, stem cell transplantation is administered in treatment of children. In this case, both autologous (patient's himself) and allogeneic (from another person) transplantations are performed at the Medipol University Hospital. Various diseases, including leukemia, lymphoma and hard-to-cure cancers, congenital or acquired blood diseases (e.g., Mediterranean anemia), congenital or acquired bone marrow failure (e.g., aplastic anemia) are successfully treated in the specialized Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplants Center in Istanbul.

Main areas of treatment of the Department of Oncology and Hematology at the Medipol Mega University Hospital in Istanbul:

  • Oncology (Cancer Treatment)
    • Radiation Oncology
  • Hematology
    • Acute Leukemia (Cancer of the blood)
    • Chronic Leukemia
    • Plasma cell disease
    • Multiple Myeloma
    • Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia 
    • Light Chain Disease
    • Lymphomas
    • Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
    • Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
  • Pediatric Hematology
    • Leukemia and Lymphomas
    • Childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia
    • Childhood acute myeloblastic leukemia
    • Childhood non-Hodgkin's lymphomas
    • Childhood Hodgkin's lymphoma
    • Brain and Spinal Cord tumors
    • Neuroblastoma
    • Wilm's tumor and other renal tumors of childhood
    • Sarcomas
    • Ewing's family tumors
    • Osteosarcoma / Malignant fibrous histiocytoma of bone
    • Rhabdomyosarcoma
    • Non-rhabdomyosarcoma soft tissue tumors of childhood
    • Retinoblastoma
    • Liver tumors
    • Rare cancers of childhood period
  • Bone Marrow- Stem Cell Transplantation
    • Multiple myeloma (malignant bone marrow disease caused by plasma cells)
    • Lymphoma (hematologic lymph node cancer)
    • Acute leukemia (blood cancer)
    • Chronic leukemia
    • Bone marrow failure (aplastic anemia)
    • MDS disease

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