Medipol Mega University Hospital Istanbul

location_on Istanbul, Turkey
8/10 from 23 Votes

Department of Adult and Pediatric Oncology, Hematology, Radiation Therapy and Bone Marrow Transplant (302855)

Fatma Deniz Sargin

Prof. Dr. med.

Fatma Deniz Sargin

Specialized in: adult and pediatric oncology, hematology, radiation therapy, bone marrow transplant

About the department

The Department of Adult and Pediatric Oncology, Hematology, Radiation Therapy and Bone Marrow Transplant at the Medipol Mega University Hospital Istanbul offers diagnostics and comprehensive treatment of the full range of oncological diseases, as well as benign and malignant blood diseases in children and adults. The department is an interdisciplinary center, which treats patients with all types of tumors. The department specializes in the treatment of lung, breast, prostate, colorectal, esophageal and stomach cancers, melanoma, sarcomas, head and neck, brain and neuroendocrine tumors. The Chief Physician of the department is Prof. Dr. med. Fatma Deniz Sargin.

The department ranks among the leading Cancer Centers for adults and children in Turkey. All the very latest treatment methods are available for cancer treatment, including radiation therapy, chemo-, hormone and targeted therapy. To treat neuroblastomas and other neuroendocrine tumors, the department in cooperation with the Department of Nuclear Medicine successfully applies radioactive iodine therapy (MIBG therapy). Thanks to the interdisciplinary approach, long experience of the doctors and the use of advanced methods (intraoperative radiation, targeted therapy, etc.), the department demonstrates very high treatment efficiency rates.

The service range in hematology includes all benign (for example, iron deficiency anemia, vitamin B12 deficient and folic acid deficiency anemia) and malignant blood diseases (for example, acute and chronic leukemia, multiple myeloma, lymphomas, etc). The diagnostics of blood diseases is carried out with the use of the very latest methods. These include cytogenetic examination of bone marrow and blood cells, various types of lymph node and organ biopsy, etc.

In addition, the department is a recognized Bone Marrow Transplant Center. The transplantation can be performed for such diseases as multiple myeloma, lymphoma (lymph node cancer), acute and chronic leukemia (blood cancer), etc. The department incorporates the specialized Pediatric Center for Bone Marrow Transplant. The indications for the treatment in the Pediatric Center are diseases, such as leukemia, lymphoma and other hard-to-cure cancer types, congenital or acquired blood diseases (for example, Mediterranean anemia), congenital or acquired bone marrow diseases (for example, aplastic anemia), etc.

The department’s range includes the diagnostics and treatment of the following diseases:

  • Diagnostics and treatment of cancer
    • Lung cancer
    • Breast cancer in women
    • Prostate cancer
    • Colorectal cancer
    • Stomach cancer
    • Esophageal cancer
    • Melanomas and other skin cancers
    • Sarcomas
    • Head and neck tumors
    • Brain cancer
    • Neuroendocrine tumors
  • Diagnostics and treatment of diseases of the hematopoietic system
    • Acute leukemia
    • Chronic leukemia
    • Multiple myeloma
    • Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia 
    • Light chain deposition disease
    • Hodgkin’s lymphoma
    • Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
  • Diagnostics and treatment of cancers and hematopoietic diseases in children
    • Acute lymphoblastic leukemia in children
    • Acute myeloblastic leukemia in children
    • Non-Hodgkin's lymphomas in children
    • Hodgkin's lymphomas in children
    • Brain and spinal cord tumors
    • Neuroblastoma
    • Wilms’ tumor and other kidney tumors in children
    • Soft tissue sarcomas
    • Ewing's sarcoma
    • Osteosarcoma and malignant fibrous histiocytoma
    • Rhabdomyosarcoma
    • Liver cancer
    • Rare cancers in children
  • Bone marrow transplant
    • Multiple myeloma
    • Lymphoma 
    • Acute leukemia
    • Chronic leukemia
    • Bone marrow diseases (aplastic anemia)
    • Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)
  • Other diseases in children and adults

Curriculum vitae

Education and Professional Career

  • 1967 - 1978 Study of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University.
  • 1979 - 1983 Internship, Department of Internal Medicine and Hematology, Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University.
  • 1988 Professorship.
  • 1988 Professor, Doctor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine and Hematology, Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University.
  • 2010 Specialization in Hematology.

Photo of the doctor: (c) Medipol Mega University Hospital Istanbul 

Chemotherapy and radiation therapy of multiples myeloma
Chemotherapy in ovarian cancer
Treatment of endometrial cancer (uterine cancer) with radiotherapy or brachytherapy and chemotherapy

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