What is cancer? Why do we get cancer?

In this episode of Ayık Kafa, Dr. Esra Çavuşoğlu’s guest on “What is cancer? Why do we get cancer?” is Nezaket Türkel, PhD, a Molecular Oncology Researcher and Genetic Engineer.

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In this Episode of Ayık Kafa

This is our second podcast where we host Türkel. Following her first appearance as a guest on Ayık Kafa podcast “Why Should We Get Genetic Testing?” We focus on cancer in this new episode. This is our second podcast featuring Türkel as our guest. Following her initial appearance on the Ayık Kafa podcast as a guest discussing ‘Why Should We Get Genetic Testing?’, in this new episode, we delve into the topic of cancer. The video titled “What is cancer? Why do we get cancer?” covers topics such as the definition of cancer cells, why their sole purpose is to divide and proliferate, how they are formed, and how it is even more important to have gene tests, especially if there is a genetic predisposition.

00:00 – 02:00 Introduction
02:00 – 08:45 What is cancer? Why do we get cancer?
08:45 – 10:58 Why do you get cancer while I don’t? What comes to mind when we talk about susceptibility to cancer?
10:58 – 12:15 If there is a family history of cancer, what can you do for yourself? Genetic testing for cancer.
12:15 – 14:50 What should be done after receiving genetic test results for cancer? The importance of early detection.
14:50 – 16:15 Why are good living conditions so important for cancer?
16:15 – 19:30 Tumors by type of behavior: Benign and Malignant.
19:30 – 22:20 Why and how does the tumor spread to other organs?
22:20 – 23:50 Can cancer be diagnosed through blood? Liquid biopsy.
23:50 – 26:45 What causes tumor recurrence?
26:45 – 31:35 Metastatic tumors and smart drugs.
31:35 – 38:00 Supplement use in cancer.
38:00 – 39:40 What should we especially stay away from in terms of food?
39:40 – 42:00 Immunotherapies in cancer – CAR-T therapy.
42:00 – 43:05 Will cancer ever be cured?
43:05 – 44:46 Conclusion

Dr. Nezaket Türkel
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