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MBBS, MD - Radiotherapy, DNB - Radiation Oncology
Medical Director and Chief - Radiation Oncology
MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Surgical Oncology
Consultant - Surgical Oncology
Oncologists, also known as cancer doctors, are doctors who are specially trained in diagnosing, treating, and managing cancer. Oncologists usually work with a medical team in order to provide well-rounded care to patients. The medical team can include a pathologist, an oncology nurse, a diagnostic radiologist, etc. Based on the symptoms, conditions, and medical history of the patient and diagnose cancer before providing medical care.
What are the different types of oncologists?
Depending upon the area of specialization, oncologists are divided into the following categories:
Medical Oncologists, who treat cancer through chemotherapy and other combinations of medicines
Surgical Oncologists, who perform surgical procedures like tumor removal, tissue surgery, or biopsy
Radiation Oncologists, who treat cancer through radiation therapy
Gynecologic Oncologists, who mainly treat cancers that affect women such as ovarian and cervical cancer
Pediatric Oncologists, who treat cancers that are common in children
Hematologist-Oncologists, who treat all sorts of blood cancer including leukaemia, lymphoma, and myeloma
What are the indications that I should consult an Oncologist?
If you think you are suffering from any sort of cancer, you should consult an Oncologist. There are various types of cancer that can affect our body, like skin cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, kidney cancer, prostate, and ovarian cancer, etc. There are certain signs and symptoms of cancer that you should look out for, and consult a specialist if you experience any:
Unexplained weight loss
Unusual changes in skin
Constant fatigue and tiredness
Persistent cough and hoarseness
Vaginal bleeding and discharge (in women)
Changes or lumps in the breast
Pain in the scrotum and trouble in urinating (in men)
What kind of training does a cancer doctor in Hyderabad have?
After completing their graduation, cancer doctors or oncologists have to complete a residency in Internal Medicine, with a duration of three years. After this, surgical oncologists are required to complete a residency in general surgery, followed by a two-year fellowship in surgical oncology.
On the other hand, medical oncologists must complete a two-year or more medical oncology fellowship. Radiation oncologists are required to first complete an internship in Internal Medicine, followed by a residency in radiation oncology.
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Initially, it gets difficult to decide whether we should consult a doctor or the problem will get solved at its own but if you face the below-listed symptoms for a prolonged period, then it's the right time to consult a Cancer doctor. Have a look.
Blood in Urine
Unexpected Weight Loss.
Unusual Vaginal bleeding.
Itching in Genital areas.
Unexpected Night Sweating
Answered by: Rahul Sharma on 23/11/2020
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Answered by: Rahul Sharma on 22/02/2020
Procedures performed for diagnosing cancer are Chemotherapy, radiation therapy, targeted therapy and synthetic lethality.
Answered by: Rahul Sharma on 01/12/2020
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Answered by: Rahul Sharma on 06/08/2020
A cancer doctor is a specialist skilled in preventing and diagnosing and cancer disease. Cancer doctors are called Oncologists. The disease is diagnosed by following few therapies, the doctors who practice such therapies are known as Surgical Oncologists.
Answered by: Rahul Sharma on 18/02/2020