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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
Defining genes: In order to understand tumor behavior the molecular biologist looks at viable tumor cells with regard to the DNA, oncogene mutations and the nature of... Read More
Dr. Amit Jain
Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
New cancer paradigm: Molecular oncology is looking at the cancer and cancer patients on a molecular level by looking at the gene expression profiling, next generation geno... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shyamali Singhal
General Surgery 24 years experience
Oncology scholarship: From an md degree, residency in im then fellowship in heme/onc. From a phd there are post docs in cancer biology and related fields. In addition, th... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
You would need to: go to nursing school first. You might receive best input from a nursing site.
Dr. Shyamali Singhal
General Surgery 24 years experience
Oncology Nursing Soc: There are few organizations such as oncology nursing society which can give detailed instructions. It does involve additional coursework, testing and... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
That is the job: If you are a physician trained in oncology, then you are an oncologist - you treat cancer patients. What other job are you looking for? You can work i... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Varies: It truly depends on if it is a single medical oncology evaluation by a physician or if it entails a multispecialty approach-input with other specialis... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Cancer specialist: Cancer is managed by 3 different types of specialists: surgeons(called surgical oncologist), radiotherapy(called radiation oncologist) and with medici... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ball
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 19 years experience
Blood and cancer: In short, it is the study of blood and cancer disorders and their treatments.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kris Gast
Radiation Oncology 31 years experience
GYN oncology: These are the doctors who have trained in ob/gyn and than they have gone on and done additional training just to learn how to take care of women's gyn... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kris Gast
Radiation Oncology 31 years experience
What is gyn oncology: This is the practice of medicine specifically taking care of women's gynecological cancers...Like cervical, uterine, vaginal, and vulvar cancer.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reza Shirazi
Radiation Oncology 20 years experience
Female organ cancer: Gynecologist oncologist treats female related cancers in genetalia, female pelvic area like vagina, uterus, ovaries etc. She/ he performs surgery and... Read More

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