Approximately 15 million people in the world are diagnosed with cancer every year. Nowadays, it has gained importance to evaluate cancer, which is now in the group of treatable diseases, with a common point of view, which includes many branches from the moment it is diagnosed.
The treatment plan of patients who apply to the oncology centers of Uniqacare is carried out with patient-specific approaches with the joint contributions of cancer-related departments.
The Oncology Centers of Uniqacare, which offer 'personalized' options in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, under the umbrella of a multidisciplinary center where all branches come together; It provides services with its strong academic staff, scientific infrastructure and advanced technological facilities at international standards.
In the Medical Oncology departments of Uniqacare, the data of the patients are examined in detail and analyzed in line with the US and European guidelines used around the world, and the most appropriate treatment is applied for the patient. In drug applications, which have an important place in cancer treatment, the patient's age, diseases accompanying cancer, personal preferences, private and professional life and psychosocial characteristics are taken into account, and the patient's participation in this process is ensured. To the patients; In addition to classical chemotherapy treatments, options that increase the success rate and quality of life such as targeted drug and molecule applications, which have been called “smart” in recent years, and immunotherapy are offered.
Radiation Oncology (Radiotherapy)
Radiation Oncology departments of Uniqacare have superior technological equipment and perform the radiation treatment of cancer with systems with the most advanced features. With TrueBeam STx and Elekta Versa Signuture HD technologies, which only target cancerous cells and have pinpoint shooting capability; It offers highly reliable targeted irradiation, high dose rate applications and accurate dose determinations, comfortable treatment features with less side effects, and simultaneous imaging with treatment.
Nuclear Medicine (Pet-CT)
Imaging technologies, which have a very important place in the diagnosis and staging of cancer, come to the fore as the factor that 'changes the fate of treatment' due to their effects on the treatment plan of the disease. The Nuclear Medicine departments of Uniqacare serve with Pet-CT technology, which can regenerate the treatment program at an average rate of 35%. The detection of the cancer focus, the presence of metastasis or the absence of spread to distant organs, as well as the analysis of blood, are provided by Pet-CT. In the Nuclear Medicine departments of Uniqacare, which use the most advanced technology in the world at the same time, small lesions are detected with Pet-CT imaging at an early stage, by applying less radioactive substance and dose to the patient thanks to spatial resolution.
In the Nuclear Medicine departments of Uniqacare, alternative treatment options are also offered to patients, and many applications that increase the quality of life and provide pain control are performed. These; radioactive iodine therapy, radiomicrosphere therapy and pain palliation therapy.
In cancer treatment, the place of interventional methods is gaining importance in parallel with technological developments. The Interventional Radiology departments of Uniqacare offer treatment options under local anesthesia and painlessly through the needle hole. Among these specific procedures applied to destroy the tumor; percutaneous ablation, cryoablation, radiofrequency ablation, microwave ablation, arterial treatments (intra-arterial chemotherapy, chemoembolization (TAKE), radioembolization (y90), chemosaturation) and procedures that relieve cancer.
In the Oncological Surgery centers of Uniqacare, Surgical treatment of cancer is carried out in general surgery, thoracic surgery, gynecology and obstetrics, urology, neurosurgery, orthopedics and traumatology and ENT departments. In centers where specific tumor surgeries are performed, laparoscopic and robotic applications, minimally invasive methods, organ-preserving oncoplastic surgeries, especially in cancer types such as breast cancer, whose social and psychological dimensions are included in the treatment process, are performed 'patient-specific' after the decision of the council.
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