medical oncologist

medical oncologist

An oncologist who diagnoses and treats cancer with chemotherapy, hormones, biologicals or immunologic agents. The medical oncologist becomes a cancer patient’s de facto primary care giver and co-ordinates treatment provided by other specialists.

medical oncologist

 Oncology An oncologist who diagnoses and treats cancer with chemotherapy, hormones, biologicals, or immunologic agents; the MO becomes a cancer Pt's de facto primary care giver, and coordinates treatment provided by other specialists. See Oncologist, Radiation oncologist. Cf Surgical oncologist.
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A trained medical oncologist, Dr Agarwal will lead and oversee the company's clinical and translational development, regulatory planning as well as execution.
Chita Nazal Matunog, medical oncologist of San Pedro Hospital said that the cancer fair invites cancer survivors and their caregivers to celebrate life as having cancer does not equate to a death sentence and that there is life after a diagnosis of cancer.
In one visit they see a dermatologist, medical oncologist, and surgical oncologist each specializing in treating this form of skin cancer.
MEDICAL ONCOLOGIST AT CANCER TREATMENT CENTERS OF AMERICA[R] (CTCA)
Matteo Carlino is a clinical senior lecturer at the Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney and a medical oncologist at Westmead Hospital and Blacktown Hospital, Australia.
Priscilla Caguioa, medical oncologist, University of Santo Tomas Hospital and St.
Dr Mark Verrill, consultant medical oncologist at the Freeman Hospital, who led the clinical trial, said: "When you think about the history of HER2-positive breast cancer it used to be that the average survival was three years - with perjeta it is now well over four and a half years.
Scott Berry is a medical oncologist at Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre and an associate professor at the University of Toronto.
The data collected include the location, setting (name of hospital or clinic), affiliations of participating medical oncologists, location of the medical oncologist's primary practice, and visit frequency.
Dr Marianne Nicolson, consultant medical oncologist at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, said: "These results are very exciting.
My local surgeon did a biopsy quickly, but it was three weeks before my medical oncologist called me with the results.
Conversely, the study found that men who saw both a urologist and radiation oncologist were more likely to choose radiation therapy, whether or not they also consulted a medical oncologist.

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