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Medical Oncologist


Graduation, Post Graduation, Post Graduation,

Istanbul, Turkey

27 years of experience

About Dr. Okhan Kuzhan

  • Dr. Okhan Kuzhan is a well-known Medical Oncologist with an experience of more than 27+ years in the field.
  • He is a professional member of the Medical Oncology Association, Medical Oncology Association Support Treatment Working Group, Turkish Hematology Association, European Society of Medical Oncology, and Antalya Breast Disease Association.
  • He graduated from Gülhane Military Medical Faculty in 1993. After completing his six-month internship training, he completed his service to Kıt at TCG Akar Command for one year and Submarine Battery and Battery Factory Command for one year at Shipyard Command.
  • He became an Internal Diseases Specialist in 2000 and worked as an Internal Diseases Specialist in Foça İaşeli 30-Bed Infirmary Chief Physician between 2000-2001 and at Istanbul Naval Hospital between 2001-2002.
  • Dr. Kuzhan specializes in Gynecological Tumors, Soft Tissue Cancer (Sarcoma Cancer), Lymph Node Cancer (Lymphoma), Testicular Cancer (Testicular Tumor), Large Intestine (Colon) Canceretcetc.
  • He has 29 works published in international refereed journals, 50 international papers, 3 book chapters, works published in 16 national journals, 63 national notices. 
  • He speaks very well in German and English and has given guitar recitals throughout the country.

Special Interest

Gynecological Tumors Soft Tissue Cancer (Sarcoma Cancer) Lymph Node Cancer (Lymphoma) Testicular Cancer (Testicular Tumor) Large Intestine (Colon) Cancer

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Work Experience of Dr. Okhan Kuzhan

Consultant, Acibadem Hospitals Group

Consultant, GATA Department of Medical Oncology

Consultant, TC Naval Command, Battery Plant

Dr. Okhan Kuzhan's

  • Graduation, 1993, Gülhane Military Medical Academy Faculty of Medicine
  • Post Graduation, 2000, Gülhane Military Medical Academy Internal Diseases
  • Post Graduation, 2004, Minor Specialty Medicine Oncology Gülhane Military Medical Academy

- GATA Medical Faculty Dean's Certificate of Appreciation, September 30, 2005 - National Education Achievement Ribbon Badge Certificate, (Certificate No: 364, date: January 2003) - Medical Oncology Association Oral Presentation Award, 29 March 2006 - GATA Medical Faculty Dean's Certificate of Appreciation, April 20, 2006 - GATA Medical Faculty Dean's Certificate of Appreciation, October 8, 2008 - Turkish Cancer Research and Warfare Institute, International Article Second Prize, April 21, 2009 - GATA Medical Faculty Dean's Certificate of Appreciation, May 21, 2009 - GATA Medical Faculty Dean's Certificate of Appreciation, 3 October 2011

1. Book Chapter Kuzhan O., “Esophagus Cancer”, Geriatric, Ankara 2008: 728-734. (Chapter authorship in a book)
2. Kuzhan, O., Abstract, A., “Nosocomial Infections in patients with malignancy and transplantation”, Hastane Infections, Ankara 2005: 239-549 (Author of a chapter in a book)
3. Kuzhan O., “Frequently in chemotherapy problems encountered and solution suggestions, Ankara 2006. (Author of the handbook)

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Dr. Okhan Kuzhan practices at Yeditepe University Healthcare Institutions, Istanbul

Dr. Okhan Kuzhan specialty is Medical Oncologist

Dr. Okhan Kuzhan is Medical Oncologist with 27 years of experience.

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A medical oncologist treats cancer using chemotherapy or other medications such as targeted therapy or immunotherapy.

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Tests like Biopsy, Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy, Bone Scan, Breast MRI, Colonoscopy, Computed Tomography (CT) Scan, Digital Rectal Exam (DRE) etc are performed.

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A medical oncologist treats cancer using chemotherapy or other medications, such as targeted therapy or immunotherapy wheras the surgical oncologist removes the tumor and nearby tissue during surgery.

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