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Qualification and Experience

Dr Emel Gunay is a distinguished nuclear medicine specialist at the Liv Hospital Ulus, Istanbul, Turkey. She specialises in Nuclear Oncology, Radionuclide Therapies and Routine Nuclear Medicine Applications. She obtained her medical education from the Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine. She also obtained her degree in nuclear medicine from the Hacettepe University Faculty of Nuclear Medicine. 

Contribution to Medical Science

Dr Emel Gunay has been a part of many medical articles written in international medical journals. She has been a part of 53 of such articles such as her article on Mediastinal radioiodine uptake due to hiatal hernia: a false-positive reason in I-131 scan. She is also a part of many medical associations related to her field.

Conditions Treated by Dr. Emel Ceylan Gunay

Radiation oncologists are highly trained doctors who specialize in treating cancer through high-intensity photon beams or X-rays. These radiations kill cancer cells. Radiation oncologists coordinate with other doctors to design the complete treatment plan. Some of the conditions the radiation oncologist Emel Ceylan Gunay treats are:

  • Prostate Cancer
  • Lung Tumours
  • Lung Cancer
  • Tumors
  • Brain Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Abnormalities in the Brain
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancers
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Head And Neck Cancer
  • Kidney Tumours
  • Gastrointestinal Cancers
  • Functional Abnormalities and Small Tumors of the Brain
  • Spine Tumours
  • Cancers near the Brain and Spinal Cord
  • Eye Cancer
  • Liver Tumours
  • Brain Tumours
  • Pancreas Tumours
  • Breast Cancer
  • Vascular Malformations
  • Prostate Tumours

An oncologist may use radiation therapy for the treatment of lung, head & neck, prostate, and breast cancer. Radiation therapy is a treatment that uses a high-energy beam to kill cancer cells, The radiation treatment procedure is usually painless, but it might cause some skin discomfort. Radiation therapy is often used after surgery.

Signs and symptoms treated by Dr. Emel Ceylan Gunay

You must see an oncologist if you have any of the below-listed symptoms:

  • Weight changes, including unintended loss or gain
  • Lump or area of thickening that can be felt under the skin
  • Fatigue
  • Cancer
  • Skin changes, such as yellowing, darkening or redness of the skin, sores that won't heal, or changes to existing moles
  • Tumor
  • Changes in bowel or bladder habits.
  • Persistent cough or trouble breathing

Cancer can cause almost any type of sign or symptom. You might experience both signs and symptoms of cancer, which can show that there is some issue in your body. Recognizing these symptoms can help in an earlier diagnosis. When cancer tends to grow, it could push on cause signs and symptoms.

Operating hours of Dr. Emel Ceylan Gunay

Dr Emel Ceylan Gunay works between 11 and 5 pm, Monday to Saturday. The doctor does not work on Sunday.

Popular Procedures performed by Dr. Emel Ceylan Gunay

The below-listed popular procedures that Dr. Emel Ceylan Gunay performs are:

  • Stereotactic Radio Therapy (SRT)
  • Intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT)

Proton therapy or proton beam therapy is the most advanced form of radiation therapy which can destroy cancer cells. Doctors may either use proton therapy alone or may use it with chemotherapy, x-ray radiation therapy, surgery, and/or immunotherapy. It painlessly focuses radiation through the skin.. CyberKnifie is another powerful radiation therapy used for cancer treatment. It is a lightweight linear accelerator placed on a robotic arm. Real-time images allow patient movement tracking with high accuracy. The CyberKnife also uses real-time X-rays to find the exact position of the lesion during treatment.


  • 2004 Hacettepe University Medical Faculty Specialization Training
  • 2000-2004 Hacettepe University Master of Science in Nuclear Medicine
  • 1993-1999 Hacettepe University Medical Faculty

Past Experiences

  • 2018 Private LIV Hospital Ulus
  • 2015-2018 Istanbul Bilim University, Sisli Florence Nightingale Hospital
  • 2006-2015 Mersin University Master of Science in Nuclear Medicine
  • 2005-2006 Ankara Ozel Denge Medical Centre
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  • Journal of Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Turkish Journal of Clinical Sciences
  • Molecular Imaging and Radionuclide Therapy
  • Turkish Clinics Journal of Case Reports
  • Journal of Clinical and Experimental Investigations
  • Journal of Clinical and Analytical Medicine
  • Acibadem University Health Sciences Magazine
  • Turkey Nuclear Medicine Association


  • Comparison between Tc-99m DMSA and Renal Ultrasonography for the Evaluation of Renal Scarring and Function Loss in Children with Spina Bifida.
  • TSNM, Procedure Guidelines for Pediatric Bone Imaging with Tc-99m Labeled RAdiopharmaceuticals and F-18 Fluoride 2.0.
  • TSNM, Procedure Guidelines for Gastroesophageal Reflux and Pulmonary Aspiration Scintigraphy, Gastrointestinal Bleeding Scintigraphy and Meckels Diverticulum Scintigraphy in Children.
  • TSNM, Procedure Guideline for Radionuclide Cystography in Children.

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  • Intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT)
  • Stereotactic Radio Therapy (SRT)


How many years of experience does Dr Emel Gunay have being a nuclear oncologist in Turkey?

Dr Emel Gunay has over 15 years of experience in her field of nuclear medicine.

What are the primary treatments and surgeries does Dr Emel Gunay as a cancer specialist?

She specialises in Nuclear Oncology, Radionuclide Therapies and Routine Nuclear Medicine Applications.

Does Dr Emel Gunay provide Online Consultation?

Yes, Dr Emel provides online consultation through MediGence.

How much does it cost to consult online with Dr Emel Gunay?

It costs for online consultation with Dr Emel.

What associations is Dr Emel Gunay part of?

Dr Emel is a part of many international and acclaimed medical associations.

When do you need to see a cancer specialist such as Dr Emel Gunay?

Dr Emel is a cancer specialist; she specialises in the removal of and treatment of various cancers of the body. Her speciality lies in nuclear medicine and radionuclide therapy.

How to connect with Dr Emel Gunay for Online Consultation through MediGence?

She can be easily consulted by registering your profile with MediGence and writing down your enquiry. A meeting with the surgeon will be scheduled. Following which the consultation can be done.

What area of specialization does Dr. Emel Ceylan Gunay have?

Dr. Emel Ceylan Gunay is a specialized Radiation Oncologist and is one of the most sought after doctors in Istanbul, Turkey.

Does Dr. Emel Ceylan Gunay offer Telemedicine Consultation through Medigence?

Yes. Dr. Emel Ceylan Gunay offers telemedicine via MediGence. Top Cancer Specialist in Turkey like Dr. Emel Ceylan Gunay are offering second opinions and video consultations at the click of a button. One can clear all their queries before opting to travel abroad for treatment with the power of Online Doctor Consultation.

What is the process of scheduling a Telemedicine call with Dr. Emel Ceylan Gunay?

To avail a Telemedicine call with Dr. Emel Ceylan Gunay, the interested candidate should:

  • Search Dr. Emel Ceylan Gunay on the MediGence website search bar
  • Click the video icon against his profile
  • Select an appropriate date
  • Register on the website
  • Upload necessary documents
  • Make the payment via secured payment gateway of Paypal
  • Join the video call by clicking the link received over email on decided date and time
How many years of experience does Dr. Emel Ceylan Gunay have?

Dr. Emel Ceylan Gunay is one of the most sought after specialists in Turkey and has over 17 Years years of experience.

What is the consulting fee of Dr. Emel Ceylan Gunay?

The consultation fees of Cancer Specialist in Turkey like Dr. Emel Ceylan Gunay starts from USD 250.

FAQ's Related to Radiation Oncologist

What does a radiation oncologist do?

A radiation oncologist is a doctor who uses radiation for the treatment of cancer. Radiation oncologists may use radiation to treat certain benign diseases like benign (non-cancerous) tumors. Radiation oncologists also work with other physicians like surgical oncologists, medical oncologists, medicine subspecialists, and are a part of the cancer team. Radiation oncologists also spend much time planning and performing radiation procedures. Planning plays a significant role in cancer treatment, as radiation has become more targeted. Radiation oncologists remain in touch with cancer patients post-treatment to keep a track of recovery.

What are the tests required before and during consultation by a radiation oncologist?

Below-listed diagnostic tests are required before and during a consultation with a radiation oncologist:

  • Cancer Screening
  • Physical exam
  • Blood Tests
  • Computed tomography (CT) scan
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • X-Ray

Mammography is the most preferred test for breast cancer. A mammogram is an X-ray image of the breast. Doctors often use a mammogram to find the early signs of breast cancer. For early detection, regular mammograms are suggested.

When should you go to see a radiation oncologist?

A person needs to see a radiation oncologist if they find that the signs and symptoms related to cancer. An individual suffering from any of the following diseases needs to see a radiation oncologist.:

  1. Liver cancer
  2. Breast cancer
  3. Bone cancer
  4. Lung cancer
  5. Lymphoma
  6. Colon cancer
  7. Brain cancer
  8. Pancreatic cancer

You need to see a radiation oncologist if you have the below-listed symptoms: :

  1. Difficulty swallowing
  2. Skin changes
  3. Oral changes
  4. Breast changes: Lump or firm feeling in the breast
  5. Trouble urinating, blood in the urine, and pain when urinating
  6. Changes in bathroom habits
  7. Bloating
  8. Chronic coughing
  9. Bowel changes: Changes in bowel habits, blood in the stools
  10. Abnormal periods or pelvic pain