Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology Subdivision
Our subdivision, being the first medical oncology clinic in Turkey, was established in 1972 by Prof. Dr. Dinçer Fırat.
Medical Oncology Subdivision offers service for all cancer patients with the outpatient clinic and daytime treatment and apheresis unit located on the ground floor of Hacettepe Oncology Hospital in the Central Campus of Hacettepe University and with the oncology service including capacity of 40 beds in Hacettepe Oncology Hospital, by using all opportunities the up-to-date medicine. In the division, the diagnoses, treatments and post-treatment follow ups of cancer patients are carried out by faculty members and instructors of the subdivision being in the first place, specialized physicians and residents.
Patients that have been diagnosed to have cancer or that are suspected of having cancer apply our department. In Medical Oncology Subdivision, the diagnoses and treatments of cancers such as breast cancer, gastrointestinal cancers, pancreatic cancer, liver cancer, gall bladder and tract cancers, lung cancers, head-neck cancer, malignant mesenchymal tumors, brain tumors, kidney-bladder cancers, prostate cancer, melanoma, thyroid cancer, testicular cancer, ovary-uterus (endometrium)-the cervix cancer, acute and chronic leukemia, lymphomas and multiple myeloma are executed. In the Medical Oncology outpatient clinics, all patients are evaluated by faculty members, specialized physicians and physicians whose sub-branch residencies are ongoing. In treatments applied, the modern treatment approaches are adhered and the treatments are rendered in compliance with the standards of western countries. Medical procedures such as performing and evaluating bone marrow aspiration and biopsy, evaluating lumber puncture and intratecal treatment and peripheral smear are within the outpatient clinic services. In the outpatient daytime treatment unit, services such as short-term and infusional chemotherapy administration and supportive treatments, venous port and catheter care are offered. The patients with diagnosis problems or whose general conditions are not appropriate for outpatient treatments or who requires continuous infusion treatments are followed up in inpatient services. Furthermore, the follow ups and treatments of patients who need supportive treatments and who are applied interventional procedures are performed in medical oncology services.
The clinic services of our division are carried out for 24 hours uninterruptedly and regularly, by faculty members and instructor being in the first place, and by specialized medical personnel. Patient who are diagnosed and treated by hospitalization are followed up in wards 92-B, 93-2, 94-B and 95, including the capacity of 40 beds, at Hacettepe Oncology Hospital. The patients who are hospitalized in and out of the beds of Internal Diseases are also followed up and treated by specialized physicians, when they consulted with our division.
Patients that are admitted to Hacettepe Emergency Service are examined by specialized physicians, consulted with faculty members and hospitalized in services when needed.
Patients that are followed up in inpatient units are visited by specialized physicians and faculty members every day, including the Saturdays and Sundays, and their treatment planning is made.
All cancer patients, except the patients having green cards, may get any kind of services in our division by applying directly. Patients having green cards should apply by receiving referral documents from a hospital which is authorized on this issue.
Outpatient clinic examination appointments are booked via phone numbers +90 (312) 305 29 41 - 42 - 52.
Result and control appointments are booked for the patients who have been examined at our hospital previously.
Appointments should be received depending upon that to be consulted with diagnoses within the hospital or from an outer center, or to be the control patient.
Medical Oncology Subdivision is located on the ground floor of Hacettepe Oncology Hospital in Sıhhiye Campus, it is possible to reach the division from all over Ankara by metro and by other public transport vehicles. The patients may reach the secretariat within the outpatient clinic, for any kind of information and medical services in addition to the examination appointments, by dialing the phone numbers +90 (312) 305 29 41, +90 (312) 305 29 42 or +90 (312) 305 29 52.
Furthermore, information about faculty members can be obtained from the secretariat of subdivision by dialing +90 (312) 305 29 29 and +90 (312) 305 28 66.
Thursday mornings are allocated for trainings. Apart from that, the outpatient clinic examinations are carried out on weekdays uninterruptedly, between 08:00-12:00 and 13:00-17:00.