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Dr Emel Canbay

Dr Emel Canbay

Professor of General Surgery, Biruni University Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul

Dr Emel Canbay has an MD from Cumhuriyet University in Turkey and PhD from University of London King’s College School of Medicine and Dentistry (UK). Her dissertation was entitled ‘’Responsiveness of cultured human breast cancer cells to prolactin’’.

She has had fellowships from the University of Bristol in the UK, the International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology in Italy and Imperial Cancer Research Fund in London, UK.

She has a speciality in General Surgery from Ankara, Turkey. She has been assigned from the Ministry of Health of Turkey as an attending surgeon to the Breast Units and Gastrointestinal Surgery, and Accident and Emergency Departments of Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical Faculty and Istanbul Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty for four years.

She had a clinical fellowship from Peritoneal Cancer Center in Osaka, Japan under the supervision of Dr Yutaka Yonemura.

She has completed surgical and clinical follow up over the 400 cases with peritoneal metastases in Japan. She has been working as Head of the Peritoneal Malignancy Treatment Center (Istanbul, Turkey) since 2013.

She is Professor and Head of Department of Surgery at Biruni University Hospital.