Didem Tunalı, M.D.

Medical Oncology

Didem Tunalı, M.D.
  • Completed side branch specialization in Medical Oncology in 2008-2012 at the department of Medical Oncology of Ege University-School of Medicine. 
  • Studied breast cancer, drug synergy and translational research techniques together with Stanley Lipkowitz, M.D., at the Women Malignancies Branch of NIH (National Institute of Health) in 2018-2019.  
  • Member to Turkish Society of Medical Oncology, American Society of Clinical Oncology, European Society for Medical Oncology and American Association for Cancer Research.
  • Primary fields of clinical interest:
    • Breast cancer,
    • Gynecological cancers,
    • Bladder cancer,
    • Lung cancer,
    • Immunotherapy,
    • Drug resistance and metastasis mechanisms of cancer cells,
    • Cancer stem cell, tumor dormancy, energy metabolism of cancer cells.


Education Institution Year
Post-Doctoral Research (Medical Oncology) NIH (National Institute of Health) Clinical Center 2018 - 2019
Medical Oncology Fellowship School of Medicine Hospital, Ege University 2008 - 2012
Residency in Internal Medicine School of Medicine Hospital, Manisa Celal Bayar University 2001 - 2006
Medical Education School of Medicine Hospital, Ege University- 1994 - 2000


Title Institution Year
Attending Medical Oncologist Department of Medical Oncology, Koç University Hospital 2016 - To date
Attending Medical Oncologist Department of Medical Oncology, İstanbul Göztepe Medical Park Hospital, 2015 - 2016
Attending Medical Oncologist Department of Medical Oncology, İzmir Bozyaka Research and Education Hospital 2014 - 2015
Attending Medical Oncologist (Compulsory Service) Evliya Çelebi Hospital, Department of Medical Oncology, Kütahya Dumlupınar University 2012 - 2014
Attending Internal Medicine Specialist (Compulsory Service) Department of Internal Medicine, Erzurum Pasinler State Hospital 2006 - 2008