What oncologists do:
- A medical doctor who focuses on the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer.
- There are three types of oncologists: surgical, medical, and radiation.
- They can also help manage symptoms related to your cancer diagnosis and treatments.
Why use an Oncologist?
- You might be sent for a possible diagnosis of cancer, for treatment, and follow-up care.
- You can also be sent for the management of cancer-related symptoms like pain and nausea.