Prof. MD.

Çiğdem Usul Afşar

Medical Oncology

Interests

  • Breast Cancer
  • Gynecological Cancers (ovarian, uterine, cervical)
  • Lung cancer
  • Immunotherapy
  • Skin cancer, Melanoma

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Education:
  • Beyoğlu Anatolian High School
  • Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine
  • M.D. Çukurova University Faculty of Medicine

Experience:
  • Liv Hospital Vadi Istanbul
  • Acıbadem Bakırköy Hospital
  • Istanbul Training and Research Hospital
  • Tekirdağ Çorlu State Hospital
  • M.D. Çukurova University Faculty of Medicine
  • Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine
Research: 
•    Evaluation of Expressions of Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor 1 (FGFR1), Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor 2 (FGF2), Phosphatidyline Inositol 3 Phosphate Kinase (PI3K) In Early and Advanced Stage Pulmonary Squamous Cell Carcinoma Patients and Its Importance in Clinical Prognosis.
•    Evaluation of serum fetuin-A level, heart valve calcification and their relation with other biochemical parameters in acute coronary syndrome patients.

Publications:
0 articles in international publications and 15 articles in domestic publications, several domestic and international declarations in oral and poster format, guest speaker in several international and domestic congresses
A. Articles Published in International Peer-reviewed Journals (60 articles):
1)    Afsar CU, Karabulut M, Karabulut S, Ozal ST, Cikot M, Serilmez M, Tas F. Clinical Significance of Serum NEDD9 Levels in Patients with Pancreatic Cancer. Biomolecules 2018; 8(4). pii: E169. doi: 10.3390/biom8040169
2)    Afsar CU, Uysal P. HIF-1α Levels in patients receiving chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced non-small cell lung carcinoma. Rev Assoc Med Bras (1992) 2019; 65(10): 1295-99.
3)    Cigdem Usul Afsar, Mehmet Karabulut, Senem Karabulut, Halil Alis, Murat Gonenc, Nergiz Dagoglu, Murat Serilmez, Faruk Tas. Circulating Interleukin-18 (Il-18) Is A Predictor of Response To Gemcitabine Based Chemotherapy in Patients with Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. J Infect Chemother 2017; 23(4): 196-200.
4)    Cigdem Usul Afsar, Mehmet Karabulut, Senem Karabulut, Halil Alis, Murat Gonenc, Nergiz Dagoglu, Murat Serilmez, Faruk Tas. Circulating Macrophage Inflamatuar Protein-1 Alfa (MCP-1/CCL-2) As A Potential Biomarker for The Diagnosis of Patients with Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. Acta Medica Mediterranea 2017; 33: 501-7.
5)    Afsar CU, Afsar S. SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19): Interferon-epsilon may be responsible of decreased mortality in females. J Reprod Immunol 2020; 141: 103154.
6)    Usul Afsar C. 2019-nCoV-SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) infection: Cruciality of Furin and relevance with cancer. Med Hypotheses 2020; 140: 109770.
7)    Afşar CU, Kara IO, Kozat BK, Demiryürek H, Duman BB, Doran F. Neurofibromatosis type 1, gastrointestinal stromal tumor, leiomyosarcoma and osteosarcoma: Four cases of rare tumors and a review of the literature. Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 2013; 86(2): 191-9.
8)    Afsar CU, Uzun H, Yurdakul S, Muderrisoglu C, Ergüney M, Demir B, Aslan A, Aral H, Ozyazgan S. Association of serum fetuin-A levels with heart valve calcification and other biomarkers of inflammation among persons with acute coronary syndrome. Clin Invest Med 2012; 35(4): E206-15.
9)    Usul Afşar C, Paydaş S, Günaldı M, Bozkurt Duman B, Erçolak V, Zorludemir S, Açıkalın A. Sweet syndrome in a patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma: curious lymphocyte/neutrophil fluctuations. Turk J Haematol 2013; 30(4): 413-5. 
10)    Afsar CU, Gunaldi M, Kum P, Sahin B, Erkisi M, Kara IO, Paydas S, Duman BB, Ercolak V, Karaca F, Uyeturk U, Guner SI. Pancreatic carcinoma, thrombosis and mean platelet volume: single center experience from the southeast region of Turkey. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 2014; 15(21): 9143-6.
11)    Usul Afsar C, Sahin B, Gunaldi M, Kılıc Bagir E, Gumurdulu D, Burgut R, Erkisi M, Kara IO, Paydas S, Karaca F, Ercolak V. Expression of fibroblast growth factor receptor 1, fibroblast growth factor 2, phosphatidyl inositol 3 phosphate kinase and their clinical and prognostic significance in early and advanced stage of squamous cell carcinoma of the lung. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2015; 8(9): 9760-71. 
12)    Cigdem Usul Afsar, Feryal Karaca, Meral Günaldı, İsmail Oğuz Kara, Melek Erkişi, Berksoy Şahin, Berna Bozkurt Duman, Semra Paydaş, Vehbi Ercolak. The effect of chemoradiotherapy on survival in locally advanced unresectable non-small cell lung cancer patients: experience from the southeast region of Turkey. Acta Medica Mediterranea 2015, 31: 883-8.
13)    Cigdem Usul Afsar, Semra Paydas. Using Pazopanib and Radiotherapy to Treat Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma with Acrometastases. International Journal of Medical and Pharmaceutical Case Reports 2015; 4(2): 50-3. 
14)    Afsar CU, Gunaldı M, Okuturlar Y, Gedikbası A, Tiken EE, Kahraman S, Karaca F, Ercolak V, Karabulut M. Paraoxonase-1 and arylesterase activities in patients with colorectal cancer. Int J Clin Exp Med 2015; 8(11): 21599-604. eCollection 2015.

15)    Yardimci AH, Sel I, Bektas CT, Yarikkaya E, Dursun N, Bektas H, Afsar CU, Gursu RU, Yardimci VH, Ertas E, Kilickesmez O. Computed tomography texture analysis in patients with gastric cancer: a quantitative imaging biomarker for preoperative evaluation before neoadjuvant chemotherapy treatment. Jpn J Radiol 2020 Mar 5. doi: 10.1007/s11604-020-00936-2. [Epub ahead of print]

16)    Duman BB, Paydas S, Tetiker T, Gunaldı M, Afsar CU, Erçolak V, Haksöyler V, Dilli MŞ. Capecitabine-induced hypertriglyceridemia and hyperglycemia: two cases. Pharmacology 2012; 90(3-4): 212-5. 

17)    Duman BB, Gunaldi M, Ercolak V, Afsar CU, Sahin B, Erkisi IM, Kara O, Paydas S, Gönlüsen G, Sertdemir Y. Retrospective analysis of 498 primary soft tissue sarcomas in a single Turkish centre. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 2012; 13(8): 4125-8. 

18)    Duman BB, Afşar ÇU, Günaldi M, Sahin B, Kara IO, Erkisi M, Erçolak V. Retrospective analysis of neoadjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer in Turkish patients. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 2012; 13(8): 4119-23. 

19)    Kara IO, Duman BB, Afsar CU. The evaluation of minimal residual disease in multiple myeloma by fluorescent molecular beacons in real time PCR of IgH gene rearrangements and correlation with flow cytometry. J BUON 2013; 18(2): 442-7.

20)    Günaldi M, Paydas S, Afsar CU, Doran F. Coexistence of tuberous sclerosis complex and malignant melanoma. Singapore Med J 2013; 54(11): e233-5.

21)    Günaldı M, Paydaş S, Usul Afşar C, Bozkurt Duman B, Erçolak V, Haksöyler V. Carbamazepine and multiple myeloma: possible interaction. Turk J Haematol 2013; 30(1): 83-4. 

22)    Gunaldi M, Kara IO, Duman BB, Afsar CU, Ergin M, Avci A. A new approach to the treatment of metastatic paraganglioma: sorafenib. Cancer Res Treat 2014; 46(4): 411-4.

23)    Ercolak V, Paydas S, Ergin M, Ates BT, Duman BB, Gunaldi M, Afsar CU. Abdominal actinomycosis with multiple myeloma: A case report. Oncol Lett 2014; 8(4): 1876-8.

24)    Günaldı M, Erkisi M, Afşar CU, Erçolak V, Paydas S, Kara IO, Sahin B, Gulec UK, Secilmis A. Evaluation of Endometrial Thickness and Bone Mineral Density Based on CYP2D6 Polymorphisms in Turkish Breast Cancer Patients Receiving Tamoxifen Treatment. Pharmacology 2014; 94(3-4): 183-9.

25)    Sözütek D, Yanık S, Akkoca AN, Sözütek A, Ozdemir ZT, Avşar CU, Günaldı M, Sahin B, Doron F. Diagnostic and prognostic roles of DOG1 and Ki-67, in GIST patients with localized or advanced/metastatic disease. Int J Clin Exp Med. 2014; 7(7): 1914-22. eCollection 2014.

26)    Karaca F, Usul Afşar C, Erkurt E, Arslantaş HS, Calış E, Totan Ateş B, Bağır E, Ergin M, Paydaş S. The Role of Radiotherapy Among the Therapeutic Options for Castleman's Disease. Turk J Haematol 2014; 31(2): 197-8

27)    Erçolak V, Kara O, Günaldı M, Usul Afşar C, Bozkurt Duman B, Açıkalın A, Ergin M, Erdoğan S. Bilateral primary adrenal non-hodgkin lymphoma. Turk J Haematol 2014; 31(2): 205-6.

28)    Feryal Karaca, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Erkut Erkurt, Candaş Tunalı, Hasan Suat Arslantaş, Çiğdem Kocabaş. Primary Spinal Glioblastoma Multiforme: A Case Report and Review of The Literature. Journal of Neurological Sciences (Turkish) 2014; 31 (2): 366-76.

29)    Feryal Karaca, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Meral Günaldı and Berksoy Şahin. Neuroblastoma in the Adult: Which Therapy is Effective? Clinic Pharmacol Biopharmaceut 2014; 3: 119. doi: 10.4172/2167-065X.1000119.

30)    Vehbi Ercolak, İsmail Oğuz Kara, Berna Bozkurt Duman, Meral Günaldı, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Şeyda Erdoğan, Berna Totan Ateş. A case report of adult Wilms’ tumour. Contemp Oncol (Pozn) 2014; 18. DOI (digital object identifier): 10.5114/wo.2014.40616.

31)    Meral Günaldı, Berna Bozkurt Duman, Vehbi Erçolak, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Melek Erkişi, Semra Paydaş, İsmail Oğuz Kara, Berksoy Şahin, Gülfiliz Gönlüşen. Retrospective Analysis of 119 Osteosarcomas in a Single Centre Experience. Journal of Clinical and Analytical Medicine. DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.2689.

32)    Meral GUNALDI, Melek ERKISI, Cigdem AFSAR, Vehbi ERCOLAK, Berna DUMAN, Semra PAYDAS, Ismail KARA, Berksoy SAHIN, Abdullah TULI, Ata SECILMIS. Evaluation of CYP2D6 Polymorphic Types and Their Effect on Tamoxifen Efficacy Among Turkish Tamoxifen Users with Breast Cancer. UHOD 2014; 24: 157-62.  

33)    Gunaldi M, Duman BB, Afsar CU, Paydas S, Erkisi M, Kara IO, Sahin B. Risk factors for developing cardiotoxicity of trastuzumab in breast cancer patients: An observational single-centre study. J Oncol Pharm Pract. 2015 Jan 7. pii: 1078155214567162. [Epub ahead of print]

34)    Feryal Karaca, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Özcan Öktem, Necat Almalı, Gökhan Yılmazer, Sıddık Keskin, Ali Murat Tatlı. Retrospective Evaluation of the Pancreatic Cancer Patients Who Received Chemoradiotherapy. Journal of Clinical and Analytical Medicine. DOI: 10.4328/JCAM.2975.

35)    Karaca F, Afsar CU, Gunaldi M, Erkurt E, Ercolak V, Sertdemir Y, Paydas S. Alterations of ghrelin with weights and correlation among ghrelin, cytokine and survival in patients receiving chemoradiotherapy for gastrointestinal cancers. Int J Clin Exp Med. 2015; 8(1): 876-82. eCollection 2015.

36)    Gunaldi M, Afsar CU, Okuturlar Y, Gedikbasi A, Kocoglu H, Kural A, Akarsu C, Gunduz U, Tiken EE. Elevated serum levels of heat shock protein 70 are associated with breast cancer. Tohoku J Exp Med 2015; 236(2): 97-102. doi: 10.1620/tjem.236.97.

37)    Ercolak V, Paydas S, Bagir E, Ergin M, Seydaoglu G, Celik H, Yavuz B, Tanriverdi K, Gunaldi M, Afsar CU, Duman BB. PRAME Expression and Its Clinical Relevance in Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Acta Haematol 2015; 134(4): 199-207.

38)    Günaldi M, Afsar CU, Duman BB, Kara IO, Tatli U, Sahin B. Effect of the cumulative dose of zoledronic acid on the pathogenesis of osteonecrosis of the jaws. Oncol Lett 2015; 10(1): 439-42.

39)    Karabulut M, Gunaldi M, Alis H, Afsar CU, Karabulut S, Serilmez M, Akarsu C, Seyit H, Aykan NF. Serum nectin-2 levels are diagnostic and prognostic in patients with colorectal carcinoma. Clin Transl Oncol 2016; 18(2): 160-71.

40)    Karabulut M, Alis H, Afsar CU, Karabulut S, Kocatas A, Oguz H, Aykan NF. Serum neural precursor cell-expressed, developmentally down regulated 9 (NEDD9) level may have a prognostic role in patients with gastric cancer. Biomed Pharmacother 2015; 73: 140-6. 

41)    Ercolak V, Sahin B, Gunaldi M, Duman BB, Afsar CU. Efficacy of paclitaxel in the treatment of Kaposi sarcoma. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 2015; 19(21): 4095-100.

42)    Karabulut S, Afsar CU, Karabulut M, Alış H, Kılıc L, Çikot M, Yasasever CT, Aykan NF. Evaluation of Serum Interleukin-17 (IL-17) Levels as a Diagnostic Marker in Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma. J Gastrointest Cancer 2016; 47(1): 47-54.

43)    Mehmet Karabulut, Halil Alis, Koray Bas, Senem Karabulut, Cigdem Usul Afsar, Hilal Oguz, Meral Gunaldi, Cevher Akarsu, Osman Kones, Nuri Faruk Aykan. Clinical Significance of Serum Cclaudin-1 and Claudin-7 Levels in Patients with Colorectal Cancer. Molecular and Clinical Oncology 2015; 3(6): 1255-67.

44)    Feryal Karaca, Cigdem Usul Afsar, Fatma Sert, Sebnem Izmir Guner, Vehbi Ercolak, Erkut Erkurt, Candas Tunali. Palliative Radiotherapy for Spinal Extramedullary Hematopoiesis in Thalassemia Major. International Blood Research & Reviews, 2015; 3(3): 124-9. 

45)    Feryal Karaca, Cigdem Usul Afsar, Meral Gunaldi, Ferhat Ozden, Ozcan Oktem, Fatma Sert, Necat Almalı, Gökhan Yılmazer, Ismail Sert. Effect of Adjuvant Chemoradiotherapy on Survival of Gastric Cancer Patients: Pancreatic carcinoma, thrombosis and mean platelet volume: single center experience from the southeast region of Turkey. British Journal of Medicine & Medical Research 2015; 8(12): 1011-7. DOI: BJMMR.2015.532.

46)    Sebnem Izmir Guner, Mustafa Teoman Yanmaz, Ahmet Selvi, Cigdem Usul. Chemotherapy and Radiation Induced Pulmonary Dysfunction in Hodgkin Lymphoma Patients. Indian Journal of Hematology and Blood Transfusion 2016; 32(4): 431-6.

47)    Șebnem Izmir Güner, Mustafa Teoman Yanmaz, Ahmet Selvi, Cigdem Usul. The High Effect of Chemomobilization with High-Dose Etoposide + Granulocyte-Colony Stimulating Factor in Autologous Hematopoietic Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplantation: A Single Center Experience. Hematology Reports 2016; 8(1): 6319-22.

48)    Ummugul Uyeturk, Kaan Helvaci, Ayse Demirci, Ozlem Uysal Sonmez, Ibrahim Turker, Cigdem Usul Afsar, Burcin Budakoglu, Ulku Yalcintas Arslan, Omur Berna Oksuzoglu, Nurullah Zengin. Clinical outcomes and prognostic factors of adult’s Ewing sarcoma family of tumors: single center experience. Contemporary Oncology/Wspólczesna 2016 Jan DOI (digital object identifier): 10.5114/wo.2016.58487.

49)    Mehmet Karabulut, Halil Alış, Meral Günaldı, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Senem Karabulut, Osman Kones, Hakan Seyit, Murat Serilmez, Nuri Faruk Aykan. Clinical significance of serum hepatocyte growth factor (HGF) and its receptor cmet levels in colorectal cancer patients. Acta Medica Mediterranea 2016, 32: 179-87.

50)    Karabulut S, Afsar CU, Karabulut M, Alis H, Bozkurt MA, Aydogan F, Serilmez M, Tas F. Clinical significance of serum omentin-1 levels in patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma. BBA Clin 2016; 6: 138-142.

51)    Karabulut S, Usul Afsar C, Karabulut M, Alis H, Erturk K, Karaman S, Kones O, Bilgin E, Tas F. Serum leptin levels may have diagnostic and predictive roles in patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma treated with gemcitabine-based chemotherapy. J BUON 2016; 21(4): 895-902.

52)    Senem Karabulut, Cigdem Usul Afsar, Mehmet Karabulut, Leyla Kilic, Halil Alis, Osman Kones, Elif Bilgin, Nuri Faruk Aykan. Clinical significance of serum interleukin-17 levels in colorectal cancer patients. J BUON 2016; 21(5): 1137-45.

53)    Senem Karabulut, Cigdem Usul Afsar, Mehmet Karabulut, Halil Alis, Sinan Binboga, Irem Oner Ozkara, Feryal Karaca, Elif Bilgin, Faruk Tas.  Circulating macrophage inflammatory protein-1 alpha (MIP1-) as a potential biomarker for the diagnosis of patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Acta Medica Mediterranea 2016, 32: 1035-40.

54)    Arslan E, Aral H, Aksoy T, Afşar ÇU, Karabulut S, Trabulus FDC, Gürsu RU, Çermik TF. Comparison of serum NEDD-9, CA 15-3, and CEA levels and PET metabolic parameters in breast cancer patients with 18 F-FDG PET / CT. Rev Assoc Med Bras (1992) 2020; 66(5): 673-9.

55)    Yardimci AH, Sel I, Bektas CT, Yarikkaya E, Dursun N, Bektas H, Afsar CU, Gursu RU, Yardimci VH, Ertas E, Kilickesmez O. Computed tomography texture analysis in patients with gastric cancer: a quantitative imaging biomarker for preoperative evaluation before neoadjuvant chemotherapy treatment. Jpn J Radiol 2020; 38(6): 553-60.
56)    Uysal P, Afsar CU, Sozer V, Inanc B, Agaoglu F, Gural Z, Fazlıoglu NY, Cuhadaroglu C, Uzun H. Evaluation of the relationship between serum ghrelin levels and cancer cachexia in patients with locally advanced nonsmall-cell lung cancer treated with chemoradiotherapy. J Cancer Res Ther 2020; 16(4): 855-9. doi: 10.4103/jcrt.JCRT_10_19.

57)    Yardımcı AH, Koçak B, Turan Bektaş C, Sel İ, Yarıkkaya E, Dursun N, Bektaş H, Usul Afşar Ç, Gürsu RU, Kılıçkesmez Ö. Tubular gastric adenocarcinoma: machine learning-based CT texture analysis for predicting lymphovascular and perineural invasion. Diagn Interv Radiol 2020; 26(6): 515-22. doi: 10.5152/dir.2020.19507.

58)    Karabulut S, Dogan I, Usul Afsar C, Karabulut M, Karaman S, Ferhatoglu F, Tastekin D. Does nutritional status affect treatment tolarability, response and survival in metastatic colorectal cancer patients? A Retrospective Multicenter Study. J Oncol Pharm Pract 2020 Sep 22:1078155220959427. doi: 10.1177/1078155220959427. Online ahead of print.

59)    Karabulut M, Afsar CU, Serilmez M, Karabulut S. Circulating annexin A2 as a biomarker in patients with pancreatic cancer. J Cancer Res Ther 2020; 16(Supplement): S110-S115.

60)    Yardımcı AH, Koçak B, Turan Bektaş C, Sel İ, Yarıkkaya E, Dursun N, Bektaş H, Usul Afşar Ç, Gürsu RU, Kılıçkesmez Ö. Tubular gastric adenocarcinoma: machine learning-based CT texture analysis for predicting lymphovascular and perineural invasion. Diagn Interv Radiol 2020; 26(6): 515-522

B. Papers presented at international scientific meetings and published in proceedings books (15 Papers)
1) Selen Yurdakul, Cigdem Usul Afsar, Muzeyyen Beydogan, Mehmet Ucucu, Mecdi Erguney, Mustafa Kemal Arslantas. A young patient who had ventricular tachycardia after an sports activity: case report. Journal of Electrocardiology.  Volume 40, Issue 4, Supplement, Pages A2-A6, S1-S82 (July 2007) PAGE S28.
2) MERAL Günaldı, ÇİĞDEM PROCEDURE Afşar, YILDIZ Okuturlar, Asuman Gedikbaşı, ALEV Rule, Umut Day Time (2015). Can Heat Shock Protein 70 be a Target Therapy in Breast Cancer? International Symposium on Advances in Predictive and Personalized Medicine (Poster) (Control No: 1496317
3) Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Meral Günaldı, Feryal Karaca, İsmail Oğuz Kara, Berksoy Şahin, Berna Bozkurt Duman, Melek Köksal Erkişi, Semra Paydaş (2015). The effect of platinum and docetaxel based chemoradiotherapy on survival in locally advanced unresectable non-small cell lung cancer patients. ASCO 2015 (Poster) (Control No: 1496257)
4) Meral Günaldı, Melek Köksal Erkişi, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Vehbi Erçolak, Semra Paydaş, İsmail Oğuz Kara, Berksoy Şahin, Ümran Güleç Küçükgöz, Mehmet Ata Seçilmiş. The evaluation of endometrial thickness and bone mineral density based on CYP2D6 polymorphisims in Turkish breast cancer patients receiving tamoxifen treatment. ASCO 2014 (Poster) (Control No: 1496547)
5) Meral Günaldı, İsmail Oğuz Kara, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Berna Bozkurt Duman (2012). Sorafenib in the treatment of metastatic paraganglioma: A case report. ASCO (Poster) (Control No: 1496008)
6) Berna Bozkurt Duman, Meral Günaldı, Burçak Evren Taşdoğan, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Semra Paydaş, Yüksel Gümürdülü (2013). Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease after adjuvant therapy in nonmetastatic breast cancer. ASCO 2013 (Poster) (Control No: 1496046)
7) Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Berksoy Şahin, Deya Gümürdülü, Emine Kılıç Bağır, Refik Burgut, Melek Köksal Erkişi, İsmail Oğuz Kara, Meral Günaldı, Vehbi Erçolak (2014). The evaluation of fibroblast growth factor receptor 1 (FGFR1), fibroblast growth factor 2 (FGF2), phosphatidylinositol 3 phosphate kinase (IP3K) expression and Their Clinical, Prognostic Significance in Early and Advanced Stage of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of The Lung. ESMO 2014 (Poster) (Control No: 1496136)
8) Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Meral Günaldı, Yıldız Okuturlar, Asuman Gedikbası, Alev Kural (2015). Paraoxonase and Arylesterase Activities in Patients with Coloractal Cancer. International Symposium on Advances in Predictive and Personalized Medicine (Poster) (Control No: 1496287)
9) Karabulut S, Afsar CU, Karabulut M, Alis H, Bilgin E, Tas F. Circulating macrophage inflammatory protein-1 alpha as a potential biomarker for the diagnosis in patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma. 4th Mediterranean Multidisciplinary Oncology Forum (MMOF) 2015
10) Karabulut S, Afsar CU, Karabulut M, Alis H, Dural AC, Celebi K, Bilgin E, Tas F. Circulating annexin A2 as a biomarker in patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma. 4th Mediterranean Multidisciplinary Oncology Forum (MMOF) 2015
11) Karabulut S, Afsar CU, Karabulut M, Alis H, Gümüsoglu AY, Celebi K, Bilgin E, Tas F. Elevated serum levels of caveolin-1 in patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma. 4th Mediterranean Multidisciplinary Oncology Forum (MMOF) 2015
12) Karabulut S, Afsar CU, Karabulut M, Alis H, Bozkurt MA, Aydogan F, Bilgin E, Tas F. Clinical significance of serum omentin levels in patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma. 4th Mediterranean Multidisciplinary Oncology Forum (MMOF) 2015
13) Cigdem Usul Afsar, Mehmet Karabulut, Senem Karabulut, Savas Tuna, Halil Alis, Murat Gonenc, Nergiz Dagoglu, Elif Bilgin, Faruk Tas. Circulating interleukin-18 (IL-18) as a predictor of response to gemcitabine based chemotherapy in patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma. J Clin Oncol 34, 2016 (suppl; abstr e15678). ASCO 2016 Abstract No: e15678
14) Senem Karabulut, Cigdem Usul Afsar, Vildan Yasasever, Mehmet Karabulut, Kayhan Erturk, Halil Alis, Meral Gunaldi, Kıvanc Derya Peker, Nergiz Dagoglu, Faruk Tas. Diagnostic and prognostic roles of serum interleukin-32 (IL-32) levels in patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma. J Clin Oncol 34, 2016 (suppl; abstr e15680) ASCO 2016 Abstract No: e15680
15) A. Koro, H. Aral, R. U. Gursu, D. C. Trabulus, M. A. Nazli, C.U. Afsar, D. Karacetin, M. Usta. The blood neutrophil/lymphocyte ratio in breast cancer. FEBS 2016; 283 (Suppl 1): page 256.

C.National/International Books Or Book Chapters (3 Texts):
1) Kanser Kemoterapi El Kitabı (Cancer Chemotherapy Handbook),, Chapter name: (Transfüzyon Tedavisi, Kanama ve Pıhtılasma (Transfusion Therapy, Bleeding and Coagulation) (Chapter 28), Onkolojik Aciller ve Kritik Hasta Bakımı Sorunları (Problems With Oncological Emergencies and Critical Patient Care) (Chapter 29), Malign Plevral, Peritoneal, Perikardiyal Effüzyonlar ve Meningeal Infiltratlar (Malignant Pleural, Peritoneal, Pericardial Effusions and Meningeal Infiltrates) (Chapter 30)) (2014)., Çiğdem Usul Afşar. Çukurova Nobel Tıp Kitabevi 8th Edition, Editor: Prof. Dr. Haluk Onat, Edition Number: 8, Turkish (Book Translation), (Control No: 1488892)

2) Jinekolojik Tümörler El Kitabı Tanı, Tedavi, Takip. (Handbook of Gynecological Tumors Diagnosis,Treatment, Follow-up.) Authors: Çiğdem Usul Afşar. 2016, Nobel Tıp Kitabevleri.

3) Cigdem Usul Afsar, Sibel Ozyazgan. Antihypertensive Drug Interactions. Current And Future Developments In Hypertension. Novel Strategies And Approaches In Hypertension Therapy. Book Chapter Bentham Books 2019; Vol 1: 115-23. ISBN: 9789811422713 

D. Articles published in national refereed journals (14 Articles)
1) Fatma Alibaz Öner, Selen Yurdakul, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Egemen Cebeci, Mecdi Ergüney (2009). Akut pulmoner emboli. (Acute Pulmonary embolism) SB Istanbul Training and Research Hospital Journal, 10, 33-36. 
2) Müzeyyen Beydoğan, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Kezban Nur Pilancı, Sevda Gökbakar, Mehmet Emin Pişkinpaşa, Mecdi Ergüney (2006). Çinko eksikligi ve anemi: bir olgu sunumu. (Zinc deficieny and anemia: A Case Report.) Istanbul Medical Journal, 7, 38-39. 
3) Meral Günaldı, Berna Duman Bozkurt, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Ömür Günaldı, Berksoy Şahin (2014). Temporal kemik yerlesimli langerhans hücreli histiositosis: Bir olgu Sunumu (Temporal Bıne Localized Histocytosis with Langerhans Cells: A Case Report.) Göztepe Medical Journaş, 29(2), 121-123. 
4) Feryal Karaca, Vehbi Erçolak, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Meral Günaldı. Memenin Diffüz Büyük B Hücreli Lenfoması. (Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma of the Breast.) Cukurova Medical Journal 2015; 40(1): 151-157.
5) Ümmügül Üyetürk, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Serpil Öcal (2008). Pulmoner tromboembolide ekokardiyografi, multidedektörlü BT anjiyografi ve trombolitik tedavinin yeri: Olgu Sunumu. (The place of echocardiograhy, CT angiography and thrombotic treatment in pulmonary thromboembolism: A Case Report.) MN Internal Medical Science, 3(2), 99-102. 
6) Hasan Alyeşil, Hanife Usta, Hale Kızdanoğlu, Füsun Erdenen, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Cüneyt Müderrisoğlu, Hayri Polat (2005). Kliniğimize yatırılan üst gis kanamalı hastalarımızın değerlendirilmesi. (Evaluation of our patients admitted for upper gastrointestinal system bleeding.) SB Istanbul Training Hospital Medical Journal 6(4), 7-10. 
7) Ümmügül Üyetürk, Gül Özbey, Uğur Üyetürk, Çiğdem Usul Afşar (2010). Evaluation of the use of human albumin solution in Gaziosmanpasa University Faculty of Medicine Hospital. Yeni Medical Journal , 27(3), 165-168. 
8) Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Cüneyt Müderrisoğlu, Rabia Bilge Özgül Özdemir, Gökçen Gökcan, Hayri Polat (2006). Aort kapak sendromlu bir hastada brucella endokarditi: bir olgu sunumu. (Brucella endocarditis in a patient with aortic valve syndrome: a case report.) SB Istanbul Training and Research Hospital,  7(2), 34-36. 
9) Hasan Alyeşil, Hanife Usta, Hale Kızdanoğlu, Füsun Erdenen, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Cüneyt Müderrisoğlu, Hayri Polat (2007). Atipik lokalizasyonlu bir Castleman hastalıgı olgusu. (A Castleman’s disease case with atypical localization.) SB Istanbul Training and Research Hospital,  8(4), 43-44. 
10) Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Hasan Suat Arslantaş, Berksoy Şahin (2013). Large Granüler Lenfositik Lösemi. (Large Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia.) Türkiye Klinikleri J Hematol-Special Topics, 6(1), 27-33. 
11) Meral Günaldı, Berna Bozkurt Duman, Vehbi Erçolak, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, İsmail Oğuz Kara, Berksoy Şahin (2012). Sorafenib Iliskili Üç Farklı Deri Toksisitesi: Olgu Sunumu. (Three different Sorafenib-related Skin Toxicities: Case Report.) Turkish Journal of Dermatology, 6, 17-20., Doi: 10.5152/tdd.2012.04.
12) Senem Karabulut, Mehmet Karabulut, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Halil Alış, Murat Emin Güveli, Mustafa Gökhan Ünsal, Fatma Aydoğan, Elif Bilgin, Faruk Taş. Pankreas adenokanserde sirkülasyondaki proinflamatuar sitokin düzeylerinin klinik değeri. (Clinical Importance of Proinflammatory Cytokine Levels in Circulation in Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma.) Istanbul Faculty of Medicine Journal, 2015, Volume 78, Issue: 4.
13) Pankreas adenokarsinomlu hastalarda serum transforme edici büyüme faktör beta 1 (TGF-Β1) düzeyleri. (Serum Transforming Growth Factor Beta 1 (TGF-B1) Levels in Patients with Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma.) Senem Karabulut, Mehmet Karabulut, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Halil Alış, Nergiz Dağoğlu, Cevher Akarsu, Kayhan Ertürk, Elif Bilgin, Faruk Taş. Istanbul Faculty of Medicine Journal, 2016, 79(1): 9-15.
14) Klinik Tıp Bilimleri, Bölüm adı: (Yüksek Dereceli Gliomlarda Etyoloji ve Risk Faktörleri) (2014). (Clinical Medical Sciences, Chapter Name: Etiology and Risk factors in high-grade gliomas.) Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Berksoy Şahin. Selen Yayıncılık, Editor: Ömür Günaldı, ISBN:2147-494X, Turkish (Scientific Book).

E. Papers presented at national scientific meetings and published in the proceedings books (40 papers):
1) Ümmügül Üyetürk, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Süleyman Gültekin Yücel. Gaziosmanpasa Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Arastırma ve Uygulama Hastanesi'nde Human Albumin Solüsyonu Kullanım Endikasyonlarının Değerlendirilmesi. (Evaluation of Human Albumin Solutiion Use Indications in Gaziosmanpaşa University Faculty of Medicine Research and Practice Hospital). 4th Uludağ Internal Medicine Congress Oral Presentation
2) Uğur Üyetürk, Ümmügül Üyetürk, Çiğdem Usul Afşar. Tokat Dr Cevdet Aykan Devlet Hastanesinde üriner sistem enfeksiyonlu hastaların idrar kültürü sonuçlarının analizi ve antibiyotik dirençleri. (Analysis of urine culture results and antibiotics resistance of patients with urinary tract infections in Tokat Dr. Cevdet Aykan State Hospital). 4th Uludağ Internal Medicine Congress
3) Pınar Kum, Berksoy Şahin, Çiğdem Usul Afşar (2011). Çukurova Üniversitesi Kanser Kayıt Merkezinde kayıtlı 47 erkek meme kanserli vakanın özelliklerinin değerlendirilmesi. (Evaluation of particularities of 47 cases of male patients with breast cancer registered in Çukurova University Cancer Registry Center). 11th National Breast Diseases Congress
4) Çiğdem Usul Afşar, İsmail Oğuz Kara, Gürhan Sakman, Cem Kaan Parsak, Derya Gümürdülü, Berna Bozkurt Duman, Vehbi Erçolak, Meral Günaldı, Pınar Kum (2012). Bilateral over metastazı ile tanı konan primer appendiks adenokarsinomu. (Primary appendix adenocarcinoma diagnosed with bilateral ovary metastasis). 4th Medical Oncology Congress
5) Çiğdem Usul Afşar, İsmail Oğuz Kara, Meral Günaldı, Berna Bozkurt Duman, Vehbi Erçolak, Cem Kaan Parsak, Gürhan Sakman, Derya Gümürdülü, Pınar Kum (2012). Muir-Torre Sendromu. (Muir-Torre Syndrome). 4th Medical Oncology Congress
6)  Meral Günaldı, Melek Köksal Erkişi, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Berna Bozkurt Duman, Vehbi Erçolak (2012). Akciger Karsinomlu Hastada alfa 2 globulin piki. (Alpha 2 globuline peak in a Patient with Lung Carcinoma.) 4th Medical Oncology Congress
7) Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Melek Köksal Erkişi, Hatice Aysun Uğuz, Berna Totan Ates, Arbil Avcı Açıkalın, Meral Günaldı, Vehbi Erçolak (2012). Larenks epidermoid karsinom ve malign fibröz histiositom birlikteligi: Larenkste bir sarkomatoid karsinom. (Co-occurrence of Larynx epidermoid carcinoma and malignant fibrous histiocytoma: A Sarcomatoid Carcinoma in the Larynx). 4th Medical Oncology Congress
8) Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Berksoy Şahin, İsmail Oğuz Kara, Melek Köksal Erkişi, Berna Bozkurt Duman, Meral Günaldı, Vehbi Erçolak, Pınar Kum, Burçak Evren Taşdoğan (2012). Nüks glioblastome multiformeli bir hastada irinotekan-bevacizumab-fenitoin ilaç etkilesimi olarak hepatotoksisite. (Hepatotoxicity as irinotecan-bevacizumab-fenitoin drug interaction in a patient with relapsed multiform glioblastoma.) 4th Medical Oncology Congress
9) Berna Bozkurt Duman, Semra Paydaş, Meral Günaldı, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Vehbi Erçolak, Bekir Tamer Tetiker, Merve Şimşek Dilli, Veysel Haksöyler (2012). Kapesitabin iliskili ciddi hipertrigliseridemi: 2 olgu sunumu. (Capecitabine related severe hypertriglycemia: 2 case reports.) 4th Medical Oncology Congress
10) Berna Bozkurt Duman, Melek Köksal Erkişi, Berksoy Şahin, İsmail Oğuz Kara, Meral Günaldı, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Vehbi Erçolak (2012). Unilateral plevral efüzyonla progrese olan multiple myeloma olgusu. (A case of multiple myeloma progressing with unilateral pleural effusion). 4th Medical Oncology Congress
11) Meral Günaldı, Melek Köksal Erkişi, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Berna Bozkurt Duman, Vehbi Erçolak (2012). Richter sendromu. (Richter Syndrome). 4th Medical Oncology Congress
12) Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Semra Paydaş, Derya Gümürdülü, Meral Günaldı, Vehbi Erçolak (2012). Akciger Sarkomatoid Karsinomunun bir alt tipi: Pulmoner Blastom. (A Subtype of Pulmonary Sarcomatoid Carcinoma: Pulmonary Blastoma.) 4th Medical Oncology Congress
13) Pınar Kum, Berksoy Şahin, Çiğdem Usul Afşar (2012). Kanser Kayıt Merkezimizde Kayıtlı Akciğer Kanserli 135 Kadın Hastanın Tedavi ve Sağkalım Sonuçları. (Treatment and Survival Results of 135 Female Patients with Lung Cancer Registered in Our Cancer Registry). 4th Medical Oncology Congress
14) Meral Günaldı, Berksoy Şahin, Berna Bozkurt Duman, Vehbi Erçolak, Çiğdem Usul Afşar (2012). Bevacizumab çene osteonekrozu için bir risk faktörü müdür? (Is Bevacizumab a risk factor for osteonecrosis of the chin? 4th Medical Oncology Congress
15) Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Pınar Kum, Berksoy Şahin, Berna Bozkurt Duman, Meral Günaldı, Vehbi Erçolak, Semra Paydaş, İsmail Oğuz Kara, Melek Köksal Erkişi (2013). Çukurova Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi’nde Tanı Konulmuş Pankreas Kanserli Hastalarımızın Retrospektif Olarak Değerlendirilmesi ve Derin Ven Trombozu İle Metastaz Yeri Ve Ortalama Trombosit Hacmi Arasındaki İlişkinin İncelenmesi. (Retrospective Evaluation of Patient Diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer in Çukurova University Faculty of Medicine and Study of the Relation between Location of the Metastasis with Deep Vein Thrombosis and Average Thrombocyte Volume.) 20th National Cancer Congress.
16) Meral Günaldı, İsmail Oğuz Kara, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Vehbi Erçolak, Berna Bozkurt Duman (2012). Akromegaliye Eslik Eden Malign Mezankimal Tümör. (Malignant Mesenchymal Tumor Accompanying Acromegaly). 9th National Medical Oncology Congress
17) Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Semra Paydaş, Gülfiliz Gönlüşen, Meral Günaldı, Vehbi Erçolak, Berna Bozkurt Duman (2012). Genç bir erkek hastada yumuşak doku malign myoepitelyoması. (Malignant Soft tissue myoepithelioma in a young male patient.) 4th Medical Oncology Congress
18) Özlem Kaplan, Abdullah Yüksel, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Mehmet Fatih Aksoy, Burhan Bedir. Nörolojik semptomlarla bulgu veren idiopatik hipoparatiroidizm: bir olgu sunumu. (Idiopathic hypoparathyroidism diagnosed with neurological symptoms: a case report.) 4th Uludağ Internal Medicine Congress
19) Pınar Demir, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Füsun Erdenen, Mecdi Ergüney. Opere kolon kanserli üreterostomili hastada tubuler adenom gelimesi. (Onset of tubular adenoma in a patient with colon cancer ureterostomy.) 4th Uludağ Internal Medicine Days
20) Vehbi Erçolak, İsmail Oğuz Kara, Meral Günaldı, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Şeyda Erdoğan, Melek Ergin, Arbil Açıkalın (2012). Bilateral primer adrenal non-hodgkin lenfoma. (Bilateral primary adrenal non-hodgkin lymphoma). 4th Medical Oncology Congress
21) Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Semra Paydaş, Derya Gümürdülü, Meral Günaldı, Vehbi Erçolak, Arbil Açıkalın (2012). Meme kanserli bir vakada TTF-1 pozitifligi. (TTF-1 positivity in a case with breast cancer). 4th Medical Oncology Congress
22) Ertuğrul Bayram, Semra Paydaş, Suzan Zorludemir, Abdurrahman Doğmuş, Arbil Açıkalın, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Meral Günaldı, Vehbi Erçolak (2012). Gemsitabin İlişkili Dress Sendromu: Bir olgu nedeniyle. (Gemcitabin-related Dress Syndrome: caused by a case). 4th Medical Oncology Congress
23) Pınar Kum, Berksoy Şahin, Çiğdem Usul Afşar (2012). Kanser kayıt merkezimizdeki kayıtlı pankreas kanserli 73 hastanın özelliklerinin degerlendirilmesi. (Evaluation of the Particularities of 73 patients with pancreatic cancer in our Cancer Registry Center. 4th Medical Oncology Congress
24)  Berna Bozkurt Duman, Berksoy Şahin, Melek Köksal Erkişi, Semra Paydaş, İsmail Oğuz Kara, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Meral Günaldı, Vehbi Erçolak, Pınar Kum (2012). Metastatik renal hücreli karsinomda sitoredüktif nefrektominin sağkalım üzerine etkisi. (Effect of nefrectomy on survival in metastatic renal cell carcinoma). 4th Medical Oncology Congress
25) Vehbi Erçolak, İsmail Oğuz Kara, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Meral Günaldı, Şeyda Erdoğan, Berna Totan Ateş (2012). Erişkin Wilms Tümörü. (Mature Wilms Tumor.) 4th Medical Oncology Congress
26) Çiğdem Usul Afşar, İsmail Oğuz Kara, Meral Günaldı, Berna Bozkurt Duman, Vehbi Erçolak (2012). Hematolojik malignitelerde endometrium, over ve serviks tutulumu. (Retention of the endometrium, ovaries and cervix in hematologic malignancies). 4th Medical Oncology Congress
27) Meral Günaldı, Semra Paydaş, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Vehbi Erçolak, Berna Bozkurt Duman, Figen Doran (2012). Tuberoskleroz ve malign melanom birlikteligi. (Co-occurrence of tuberosclerosis and malignant melanoma). 4th Medical Oncology Congress
28)  Meral Günaldı, Berna Bozkurt Duman, Vehbi Erçolak, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Semra Paydaş, İsmail Oğuz Kara, Melek Köksal Erkişi, Berksoy Şahin (2012). Trastuzumab Iliskili kardiyotoksisiteye epirubisin ve doxorubisin katkısının karsılastırması. (Comparison of contributions of epirubicine and doxorubicine to trastuzumab-related cardiotoxicity). 4th Medical Oncology Congress
29) Berna Bozkurt Duman, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Meral Günaldı, Melek Köksal Erkişi, İsmail Oğuz Kara, Berksoy Şahin, Pınar Kum (2013). Meme Kanserli Hastalarda Adjuvant/Neoadjuvant Doz-Dense Kemoterapi Deneyimimiz. (Our Experience with Adjuvant/Neoadjuvant Dose-Dense Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer Patients). 20th National Cancer Congress.
30) Berna Bozkurt Duman, Berksoy Şahin, Melek Ergin, Meral Günaldı, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Vehbi Erçolak, Suzan Zorludemir, Arbil Açıkalın (2012). HER 2 pozitif meme kanserinde PTEN, AKT, MAPK, P 53 ekspresyonunun neoadjuvan tedavi sonrası patolojik tam yanıta ve sağkalıma etkisi. (Effect of PTEN, AKT, MAPK, P 53 expression on pathological full response and survival in HER2 positive breast cancer after neoadjuvant treatment). 4th Medical Oncology Congress
31) Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Berksoy Şahin, İsmail Oğuz Kara, Meral Günaldı, Berna Bozkurt Duman, Pınar Kum, Vehbi Erçolak (2013). Ösofagus Kanserli 64 Hasta. (64 Patients with Esophageal Cancer). 10th National Medical Oncology Congress
32) Ümmügül Üyetürk, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Uğur Üyetürk. Amasya Suluova Devlet Hastanesi iç hastalıkları poliklinigine basvuran kadınlar arasında obezite sıklığı, ilişkili risk faktörleri ve diyabetes mellitus sıklığı. (Frequency of obesity, risk factors and frequency of diabetes mellitus among women who applied to internal diseases polyclinic of Amasya Suluova State Hospital=. 4th Uludağ Internal Medicine Congress
33) Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Senem Karabulut, Mehmet Karabulut. Anorektal melonomlu bir hastada c-kit pozitifliği ve ipilimumab yanıtı. (C-kit positivity and ipilimumab response in a patient with anorectal melanoma). 6th Turkish Medical Oncology Congress, March 23rd-27th 2016, Antalya, Turkey
34) Senem Karabulut, Mehmet Karabulut, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Halil Alış, Murat Emin Güveli, Mustafa Gökhan Ünsal, Fatma Aydoğan, Elif Bilgin, Faruk Tas. Pankreas adenokanserde sirkülasyondaki proinflamatuar sitokin düzeylerinin klinik değeri. (Clinical Importance of Proinflammatory Cytokine Levels in Circulation in Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma.) 6th Turkish Medical Oncology Congress, March 23rd-27th 2016, Antalya, Turkey
35) Senem Karabulut, Mehmet Karabulut, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Halil Alış, Nergiz Dağoğlu, Cevher Akarsu, Kayhan Ertürk, Elif Bilgin, Faruk Taş. Pankreas adenokarsinomlu hastalarda serum transforme edici büyüme faktör beta 1 (TGF-Β1) düzeyleri. (Serum Transforming Growth Factor Beta 1 (TGF-B1) Levels in Patients with Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma.) 6th Turkish Medical Oncology Congress, March 23rd-27th 2016, Antalya, Turkey
36) Senem Karabulut, Çiğdem Usul Afşar, Mehmet Karabulut, Halil Alış, Kayhan Ertürk, Şule Karaman, Elif Bilgin, Faruk Taş. Serum leptin düzeylerinin gemsitabin-bazlı kemoterapi alan pankreas adenokarsinomlu hastalarda diagnostik ve prediktif rolü. (Diagnostic and predictive role of serum leptin levels in patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma taking gemsitabin-based chemotherapy). 6th Turkish Medical Oncology Congress, March 23rd-27th 2016, Antalya, Turkey
37) Çiğdem Usul Afşar. Medikal onkolog gözüyle akciğer kanseri tedavisinde dünden bugüne. (From yesterday to today in lung cancer therapy from the point of view of a medical oncologist). Istanbul Gelişim University, Smoking and Lung Cancer Symposium. Oral Presentation. 08.12.2016, Istanbul, Turkey.
38) Çiğdem Usul Afşar. Meme kanseri onkolojik tedavisi. (Oncological treatment of breast cancer). Oral Presentation in SB Istanbul Training and Research Hospital General Surgery Clinic. September 28th, 2016, Istanbul, Turkey.
39) Çiğdem Usul Afşar. Kansere Karşı Korunma Yolları- Sağlık Söyleşisi- İstanbul Gelişim Üniversitesi 05.04.2019 (Means of Protection Against Cancer -A Conversation on Health- Istanbul Gelişim University 05.04.2019)
40) Çiğdem Usul Afşar. Meme Kanseri ve Meme Kanserinden Korunmak- Halk Söyleşisi Acıbadem Kadıköy Hastanesi 25.10.2018 (Breast Cancer and Protection From Breast Cancer - Open Conversation - Acıbadem Kadıköy Hospital 25.10.2018
 
  • European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO)
  • Turkish Medical Oncology Association
  • Interdisciplinary Oncology Association (İDOD)
  • Turkish Medical Association
  • 2013 Assoc. Prof. Dr Metin Aran Award, Türkiye Kanserle Savaş Vakfı (Turkish Association for Struggle Against Cancer), 2013
  • Case Studies, 4th Medical Oncology Congress, 2012

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