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  • Electromyography (EMG)

    EMG (electromyography) is a method of examination of the health status of the structures by measuring the electrical properties of the muscles, nerves and nerve roots. EMG examination has two parts: examination of nerves and examination of muscles. Depending on the diagnosis, both or only one of them may be needed.

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  • Radiotherapy for lung tumours

    Prof Dr Hale Çalgar, specialist in radiation oncology, Anadolu Medical Centre

    Lung tumours are among the most frequently occurring neoplasms, the treatment of which requires simultaneous administration of several methods, radiotherapy being the one which is most commonly used either alone, or in combination. Surgery is the first choice in primary tumours (stage 1 and stage 2) and in more than 70% per cent of the cases the outcome is full healing. In case of comorbidity, however, the first choice for treatment radiotherapy is. It assists for increasing patient’s survivability when metastases are found in the lung or if there is primary tumour recurrence.

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  • Hoarse Voice

    The voice, one of the major communication elements, may become ill, much as the rest of our organs. A good number of reasons may result in hoarseness or loss of voice and that is why we need to get a much better understanding of our voice, take care of and protect it. Prof. Mustafa Kazkayasi M.D., an otolaryngologist with Anadolu Medical Center, tells us that hoarseness of voice may be a symptom of throat, lung or brain cancer and when in discomfort, we should not underestimate the visits to the doctor: “You should not let panic set in, but the condition should not be taken lightly”, says Kazkayasi M.D.

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