Gulbeyaz Can born in 1971, Kardzhali, Bulgaria.
Between 2005 and 2010, she was an oncology nurses’ representor at the National Cancer Advisory Board of the Turkish Ministry of Health and took an active role in establishing of the palliative care standard of Turkey. In 2016, she was involved in the creation of the palliative care modules, at the workshop organized by the Public Health Department of the Turkish Ministry of Health. She works not only in academic, but also in clinical area as a clinical nurse consultant with cancer patients since 2005. Her primary responsibility is patient education and counseling.
She has many contributions to the literature on cancer, palliative care, and other research topics. She has many national and international publications, presentations and lectures. The focus of her studies is an evidence-based symptom management in oncology. Five consensus meeting address this issue was organized by her in last 15 years. In all meetings standards of care in oncology nursing was established to ensure better care for cancer patients and reference books reflecting the decisions taken during the meetings were published and presented to all nurses working in Oncology.
“Leman Birol Award” in 2005 by the Turkish Oncology Nursing Association and “The International Award for Contributions in Cancer Care” by ONS in 2018 was given to Prof.Dr. Gülbeyaz Can for her contributions to Oncology Nursing.
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