A 49-year-old member asked:
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Is it possible to start off as a pediatric oncology nurse and work your way up to a doctor?

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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Medical School: Regardless of your background in order to become a physician you will need to complete medical school and post-graduate training. Although having a background of being a pediatric oncology nurse will likely make some aspects of the training a bit easier there won't be any shortcuts in the training needed.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016

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