A 40-year-old member asked:
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what is the difference between an oncologist and a pediatric oncology doctor?

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Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Patient age.: Medical oncologists are internists that treat cancer in adults. Pediatric oncologists are pediatricians that specialize in the cancers of childhood. The diseases and their treatments are actually quite different in adults versus children.
Answered on Dec 23, 2012

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