Oncologists- Types and roles

An oncologist is a medical professional who practices oncology and treats cancer providing medical care for a person diagnosed with cancer.

An oncologist manages a patient’s care throughout the course of the disease starting with the diagnosis. The roles include: Explaining the cancer diagnosis and stage, Talking about the treatment options and their preferred choice, Delivering quality and compassionate care, Helping the patient in managing the symptoms and side effects of cancer and the treatment. Following are a few of the types:

  • Medical Oncologist
  • Surgical Oncologist
  • Radiation Oncologist
  • Gynecologic Oncologist
  • Pediatric Oncologist
  • Haematologist-Oncologist

Related Conference of Oncology & Cancer