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Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
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

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Dr. Shyamali Singhal
23 years experience in General Surgery
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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
You would need to: go to nursing school first. You might receive best input from a nursing site.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ball
18 years experience in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Blood and cancer: In short, it is the study of blood and cancer disorders and their treatments.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
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 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience in Pediatrics
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
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience in Pediatric Surgery
Cancer: Treatment of cancer with chemotherapy, ie medicines.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kris Gast
Dr. Kris Gast answered
30 years experience in Radiation Oncology
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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kris Gast
Dr. Kris Gast answered
30 years experience in Radiation Oncology
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.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience in Neurosurgery
Terminology: When one speaks about oncology, one is referring to the specialty where cancer is treated.This is further divided into medical oncology(treatment with ... Read More

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