"Do not disrupt your cancer diagnosis and treatments in the Kovid-19 process," warning from experts
Rector of Akdeniz University Prof. Dr. Missed Özkan, stating that the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of cancer are delayed in the world due to the new type of coronavirus (Kovid-19), "You should definitely go to hospitals without fear, diagnoses, treatments and follow-ups should be done." said.
At the press conference held at the University Hospital as part of "February 4, World Cancer Day", Özkan reminded that cancer is the second cause of death in the world.
Pointing out the importance of cancer prevention, Özkan said, "Our lifestyle and eating habits are important for protection. We make the fastest diagnosis in the most accurate and personal way. We welcome these gentle patient group with a smiling face for him." he spoke.
Suggesting not to neglect controls during the epidemic process, Özkan said:
"Due to the coronavirus, cancer diagnosis, treatment and follow-ups were delayed in the world. Hospitals should definitely be visited without fear, diagnoses, treatments and follow-ups should be made. Happily, as Akdeniz University Hospital, we did not encounter such a thing. Both our diagnoses, our most personal treatments, our follow-up and our research We apply safe and up-to-date treatments. Cancer sometimes does not show symptoms for early diagnosis, but if there is a wound that does not heal for more than three months, sudden tooth bleeding, abdominal pain, masses in any part of the body, you should definitely apply to the hospital. "
Expressing that there is an increase in skin cancer cases in Antalya, Özkan said, "Sunbathing is actually a bad habit. Incorrect sunbathing, chemicals, inorganic clothes we wear, unsuitable carbohydrates, lifestyles increase skin cancers." used expressions.
Chief Physician and Head of Internal Diseases Department Prof. Dr. Ender Terzioğlu also said that one of the biggest problems shortening life is cancers.
Stating that they created green areas by isolating the Kovid-19 departments so that the treatment of cancer patients is not interrupted, Terzioğlu explained that they can also serve in terms of health tourism.
- "Cancer drugs are prepared untouched"
Dean of Faculty of Medicine, Head of Radiation Oncology Department Prof. Dr. Aylin Fidan Korcum Şahin also stated that there are important innovations in cancer treatment.
Emphasizing that two new devices were purchased to the oncology service, Şahin said, "Thanks to the new devices, we have reduced the side effects of cancer treatment to zero. We have shortened the treatment processes of our patients. We have reduced the special tumors from six weeks to one or two days. The duration of stay in the device has been reduced four times." He spoke as.
Head of Medical Oncology Department Assoc. Dr. Sema Sezgin Göksu stated that they can prevent cancer formation with early diagnosis.
Göksan stressed that they do therapy with modern technology, "Cancer drugs untouched, prepared with robotic devices. There are two centers in Turkey in this field, we have one." said.
Karaman Haber - Source: AA