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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Medical oncologist: A doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating cancer with chemotherapy and other drugs.
St John of God Murdoch Hospital Medical Oncologist and Head of Department for Oncology, Haematology and Palliative Care, Associate Professor Kynan Feeney, said patient care would be enhanced with the completion of the radiation oncology bunker.
"More women can expect a long, high-quality life after a diagnosis of breast cancer for two reasons: Screening mammography has allowed us to find breast cancer much earlier, and we are looking at everything at the time of diagnosis to see if we can prevent a recurrence rather than waiting for another cancer to occur," says Anne Moore, MD, a medical oncologist at Weill Cornell Medicine.
LAHORE -- Dr Samia Yasmeen, Consultant Medical Oncologist, Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre (SKMCHandRC) has been selected for the Conquer Cancer Foundation IDEA award and Mentorship Program this year from Pakistan.
Samia Yasmeen, Consultant Medical Oncologist, Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre selected for Conquer Cancer Foundation IDEA award
Dr Paul Mulholland, medical oncologist at University College Hospital NHS Trust in London, is about to start work on a major clinical trial in brain cancer, currently recruiting at seven centres around the UK.
[USA], May 27 (ANI): One-third of patients with pancreatic cancer do not see a medical oncologist, and more than that they do not receive cancer-directed treatment, found new research.
She recently retired as a consultant medical oncologist at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary but continues to lecture around the UK as well as advising on cancer grant committees and clinical trials groups.
Dr Altaf Ali, a certified medical oncologist, DNB, MD will be at the helm of the cancer care centre in Burjeel.
Led by Professor Dan Palmer, medical oncologist at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre and the club's President, the evening showed how clinical trials are transforming the way patients are treated.
Meredith Garcia, medical oncologist and founder of a Facebook community that shares information and support for cancer patients known as "KKK: Kaalaman at Katotohanan Tungkol sa Kanser," acknowledges the importance of guiding patients and families, particularly in the early stages of their cancer journey.
Yasser Rehman, Consultant Medical Oncologist SIH said that today, more than half (65%) of cancer deaths are happening in the least developed parts of the world.

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