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What kind of doctors treats rectal cancer?

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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
7 doctors agree

In brief: Several

Rectal cancer treatment generally includes radiation therapy, chemotherapy and surgery.
This is achieved through a coordinated approach by a radiation oncologist, medical oncologist, and rectal surgeon.

In brief: Several

Rectal cancer treatment generally includes radiation therapy, chemotherapy and surgery.
This is achieved through a coordinated approach by a radiation oncologist, medical oncologist, and rectal surgeon.
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
2 doctors agree

In brief: A team

The team may include a gastroenterologist, a colorectal surgeon, a medical oncologist, and a radiation oncologist.

In brief: A team

The team may include a gastroenterologist, a colorectal surgeon, a medical oncologist, and a radiation oncologist.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Dr. Matt Malkin
Plus anesthesiologists for surgery and pain management. Radiologists, pathologists and cardiologists to read your tests. And your primary care physician. Good coordination is essential.
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