Medical Oncology - AV HOSPITAL

Medical Oncology

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 three components which have improved survival in cancer are:
* Prevention - This is by reduction of risk factors like tobacco and alcohol consumption
* Early diagnosis - Screening of common cancers and comprehensive diagnosis and staging
* Treatment - Multimodality management by discussion in tumor board and treatment in a comprehensive cancer centre


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