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.