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What is a medical oncologist?

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A medical oncologist is a doctor who specializes in treating of cancer. Medical oncologists have a thorough knowledge of how cancers behave and grow and how to use medication to treat them. They also figure out the risk of the breast cancer coming back, as well as the need for more treatments (such as chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, or radiation therapy).

SOURCE: Cancer Surgery of Mobile.  

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 30, 2017

SOURCE: Cancer Surgery of Mobile.  

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 30, 2017

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