oncologist


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on·col·o·gist

(ong-kol'ŏ-jist),
A specialist in oncology.

oncologist

[ongkol′əjist]
a physician who specializes in the study and treatment of neoplastic diseases, particularly cancer.

oncologist

A physician specialized in cancer management Meat & potatoes diseases Colorectal lung, breast, prostate CAs, lymphoma Salary $157K + 13% bonus. See Gynecologic oncologist, Medical oncologist, Radiation oncologist, Surgical oncologist.

on·col·o·gist

(on-kol'ŏ-jist)
A specialist in oncology.

Oncologist

A physician specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer
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For example, flu shots were documented for 62% of people seen by a primary care physician and an oncologist, for 52% of those who visited only a primary care physician, and for 49% of those who visited only an oncologist.
Adherence was generally high for the technical measures: seeing a board-certified radiation oncologist (85% of patients), use of conformal treatment planning (85%), use of high-energy photons greater than 10 millivolts (75%), and use of custom immobilization (97%).
The service we provide to the patient is no different than if we had a medical oncologist and we believe it is better to have haematologists, who have a much wider range of skills.
Ganz of the University of California, Los Angeles, also addressed the need for better communication between oncologists and primary care physicians in a press briefing at the meeting.
Just 6% of all men in the study also consulted a medical oncologist.
In the next 12-24 months, a significant proportion of oncologists expect oral prescriptions to increase, with IV infusion and IV injection the next leading delivery categories for increased prescription.
The oncologist claimed he was not negligent; he questioned whether the patient had C difficile infection at all.
This combination of findings - that only about half of internists and family physicians would refer directly to a gynecologic oncologist, and about one-third of ob.
Jang said, noting that urologists, radiation oncologists, and medical oncologists collaborated on the study that he presented.
Treatment by a gynecologic oncologist is an independent prognostic factor for improved survival," said Dr.
Park, an oncologist at the University of California, San Francisco.
This is concerning because we know that patients with advanced disease who see a gynecologic oncologist survive longer than those who see general ob.