M.D. Prof. Necdet Üskent


  • New Prof. M.D. Necdet Üskent - CV

    Prof. M.D. Necdet Üskent - CV

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    M.D. Prof. Necdet Üskent completed his Fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology at the University of Texas, Dallas, USA. He has attended the Charing Cross Hospital, Hammersmith Hospital, Royal Marsden and Royal Free Hospitals, in London, as visi

  • New What is new in colon cancer? Earlier Detection

    What is new in colon cancer? Earlier Detection

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    Colorectal cancer is much easier to treat effectively if it is found at a very early stage. CT colonography (also known as virtual colonoscopy) is a special type of CT scan that can find many colorectal polyps and cancers early, without requiring actual c

  • New How do Targeted Cancer Therapies work?

    How do Targeted Cancer Therapies work?

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    Targeted cancer therapies interfere with cancer cell division (proliferation) in different ways. Many of these therapies focus on proteins that are involved in cell signaling pathways, such as cell division, cell movement, and even cell death. By blocking

  • New How are Targeted Cancer Therapies developed?

    How are Targeted Cancer Therapies developed?

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    Once a target has been identified, a therapy must be developed. Most targeted therapies are either small-molecule drugs or monoclonal antibodies. Small-molecule drugs are typically able to diffuse into cells and can act on targets that are found inside th

  • New What was the first target for Targeted Cancer Therapy?

    What was the first target for Targeted Cancer Therapy?

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    The first molecular target for targeted cancer therapy was the cellular receptor for the female sex hormone estrogen, which many breast cancers require for growth.

  • New Some other Targeted Therapies in colon cancer

    Some other Targeted Therapies in colon cancer

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    Some other targeted therapies are: • Imatinib mesylate • Dasatinib • Nilotinib • Trastuzumab • Lapatinib • Gefitinib • Cetuximab • Panitumumab • Temsirolimus • Everolimus.

  • New What is new in colon cancer? Targeted therapy

    What is new in colon cancer? Targeted therapy

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    Several targeted therapies are already used to treat colorectal cancer, including bevacizumab,which is an angiogenezis inhibitor (Avastin), cetuximab (Erbitux),which is a Epidermal Growth Factor Inhibitor, and panitumumab (Vectibix). Targeted therapies ar

  • New Chemoprevention - Treatment of Colorectal Cancer

    Chemoprevention - Treatment of Colorectal Cancer

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    Learn about the chemoprevention treatment of colorectal cancer at Anadolu Medical Center and see how colon cancer treatment options lower the risk of cancer.

  • New Colon Cancer Treatment - New Chemotherapy Drugs

    Colon Cancer Treatment - New Chemotherapy Drugs

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    Hear about colon cancer treatment and the new chemotherapy drugs for colon cancer at Anadolu Medical Center and see how the latest approaches are being tested.

  • New Targeted Cancer Therapy

    Targeted Cancer Therapy

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    Find out about targeted cancer therapy at the Anadolu Medical Center. Targeted therapy for cancer includes drugs that block the growth and spread of cancer.