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  • What is stomach cancer?

     

    The stomach cancer (adenocarcinoma) is a malignant tumour developing in the stomach lining. It may start from the muscular layer, the epithelial cells or from tissues involved with the immune system in the stomach. The most frequently occurring tumour is the one originating from the epithelial acid- and mucus-producing cells.

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  • Breast Reconstruction Methods

     

    Professor Dr. Haluk Duman, MD, Specialist in the Clinic for Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery

    How is breast reconstruction done?

    There are two basic methods: by patient’s tissue flap procedures, usually performed by using skin and fatty tissue of the abdominal areas, and by means of a breast implant, used for breast augmentation. Sometimes a combination of both methods is applied.   

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  • 5 steps to being your own patient advocate

     

    Impressed by her treatment at Anadolu Medical Center, Cristy Kessler of Hawaii wrote a book which told the story about how patients may take active part in their treatment as associates in doctors’ team.

    ‘I had two options: to wait to die or to learn to live! I chose to live and that meant to find someone who thought I should be proactive in health care’.

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