Prof Cem Onal is the founder physician of the Radiation Oncology Department at Baskent University Adana Dr Turgut Noyan Research and Treatment Center, where he also serves as Chair and Professor. Prof Onal earned his medical degree from Hacettepe University Medical School in Ankara, Turkey in 1999 and completed his residency in radiation oncology at Hacettepe University School of Medicine in Ankara in 2004. He established Radiation Oncology units in 2006 in Adana, 2017 in Iskenderun, and 2020 in Ankara.
Prostate cancer, breast cancer, and gynecological malignancies are his primary areas of interest. He has extensive experience treating prostate cancer with intensity modulated radiotherapy and image guided radiotherapy, as well as brachytherapy for gynecological tumors, stereotactic radiotherapy, and radiosurgery. He is the director of the MR-Linac unit and has extensive experience using MR-Linac to treat prostate cancer and abdominal tumors. He also has extensive experience with computed tomography-guided brachytherapy, intensity modulated radiotherapy, image-guided radiotherapy, stereotactic body radiotherapy/radiosurgery, and helical tomotherapy.
He has more than 200 publications in international and national journals. Additionally, he has over 380 international and national abstracts that have been presented at various scientific meetings. He serves as a peer reviewer for 100 journals. He lectures on new radiotherapy facilities in national and international course programs.