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What is a medical onconologist vs a clinical oncologist

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
Same: "clinical" usually means a doctor who works in the clinical setting, ie seeing patients. A medical oncologist is a doctor who treats cancer patients ... Read More

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Green
27 years experience Medical Oncology
Very similar: Hematology refers to blood disorders, both benign and malignant. Oncology refers to malignant diseases, some of which are blood related malignant dise ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Multi-disciplinary: It is critical to find a medical oncologist who is willing to be your quarterback who can coordinate the patient's care whatever is needed at the righ ... Read More
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Dr. Lauren Stegman
26 years experience Radiation Oncology
Please : Please provide more details about the patient, type of cancer, and questions needing to be answered and avvo docs could help get yountonthe right plac ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience Medical Oncology
Overlap: Medical oncologist technically deal with only malignancy and medical issues caused by cancer. Heme/onc doctors are trained in both hematology and onc ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Thus:: A medical oncologist uses medications of different sorts (chemo, hormones, etc.) whereas a radiation oncologist uses different forms of radiation (bea ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Have an open talk: The choice of chemotherapy drugs is often variable among different oncologists. So it is good to ask the doctor all the choices and variations availab ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Serum amylase: Presence of amylase in serum for short period of time after pancreatitis. This process managed by gastroenterologist and not medical oncologist who m ... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Ask for a second: opinion. if you have any concern, ask to see a different oncologist and also ask a different pathologist to examine the slides that were the basis of ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Deeken
19 years experience Pathology
See below: Medical oncologist treats cancer with chemotherapy drugs, while a radiation oncologist treats cancer with radiation. Many patients see both types of ... Read More

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