Oncology and Oncologist

Oncology is the science that deals with the study of tumors and cancers.

An oncologist is a person who specializes in the management and care of patients with tumors and cancers.  This person may be a physician or non-physician, such as a nurse.  The physician may be surgeon or a non-surgeon such as a medical oncologist and a radiation oncologist.

Surgical oncology is the study of tumors and cancers needing surgical treatment, either for diagnosis or for treatment.

A surgical oncologist is a surgeon who specializes in the management and care of patients with tumors and cancers which need surgical intervention of some kind.

ROJ@15sept20

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