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What do Oncologist-Medical Doctors do?

Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer. A medical professional who practices oncology is an oncologist. The name’s etymological origin is the Greek word ὄγκος, meaning 1. “burden, volume, mass” and 2. “barb”, and the Greek word λόγος, meaning “study”.

When to see Oncologist – Medical Doctor?

You will likely be referred to an oncologist if your doctor suspects that you have the disease. Your primary care physician may carry out tests to determine if you might have cancer. If there are any signs of cancer, your doctor may recommend visiting an oncologist as soon as possible.