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What is the definition or description of: hematology and oncology?
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Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Blood and cancer: The study and treatment of blood disorders and malignancies. Hope this helps.
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Medical Oncology 50 years experience
A speciality/of Canc: A cancer specialit is called an oncologist. Hematologists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of blood disorders including anemias and cancers of the blood(leukeias and lymphomas).
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Last updated Jul 2, 2020
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