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What is the definition or description of: medical oncology?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Cancer specialist: Cancer is managed by 3 different types of specialists: surgeons(called surgical oncologist), radiotherapy(called radiation oncologist) and with medicines(chemotherapy)/ and the speciality is called medical oncology!
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Oncology: An area of medicine that deals with the study & treatment of cancer.
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Dr. Devon Webster
Medical Oncology 23 years experience
Cancer treatment: Medical oncology is the treatment of cancer using medications such as chemotherapy, hormone therapy, and biologic therapy. A medical oncologist does not perform surgery or radiation therapy.
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Last updated Jan 12, 2014

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