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Hyperthermia treatments discussed in Turkish Symposium

BSD Medical : 25 November, 2013  (Company News)
The use of Hyperthermia in the treatment of cancer was the subject of a symposium recently held in Turkey
Hyperthermia treatments discussed in Turkish Symposium


The BSD-2000-3D/MR System has been featured at a symposium focused on the use of hyperthermia in the treatment of cancer held in Ankara, Turkey. The symposium, MR controlled deep regional hyperthermia, was hosted by Meyra Saglik, BSD’s distributor in Turkey, and chaired by Professor Dr Kadri Altundag, MD, PhD, head of medical oncology department of Hacettepe University in Ankara.



Among the participants were senior officers of the Turkish Ministry of Health as well as key opinion leaders in the field of oncology in Turkey. The symposium was opened by a presentation from Professor Dr Murat Gultekin, MD, Director of the Cancer Control Department at the Turkish Ministry of Health. His talk was followed by presentations from Dr Jacoba van der Zee, MD, PhD, Erasmus University Medical centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands and Assistant Professor Dr Lars Lindner, MD, PhD, University of Munich Medical centre, Munich, Germany.



“We were very proud to host a successful symposium that included presentations from many prestigious speakers,” said Akif Unzuncarsili, CEO of Meyra Saglik. “We are looking forward to the first installation of a BSD hyperthermia system in Turkey.”



Turkey has a population of 80 million and is a strong market for medical device companies. The Turkish Ministry of Health has set up a program for improving the treatment of cancer in Turkey that includes investment in new technology.


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