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Oncology Hematology

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Oncology Hematology Definitions

Oncology Hematology
Oncology is the branch of medicine dealing with cancer. Physicians specializing in this area are called Oncologists.

Hematology is the branch of internal medicine, physiology, pathology, clinical laboratory work, and pediatrics that is concerned with the study of blood, the blood-forming organs, and blood diseases. Hematology includes the study of etiology, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, and prevention of blood diseases. Physicians specializing in this area are called Hematologists.

General Oncology Hematology
Oncology is the branch of medicine dealing with cancer. Hematology is the study of blood, the blood-forming organs, and blood diseases.

Pediatric Oncology Hematology
Pediatric Oncology Hematology is the specialty that studies and treats childhood cancer and blood diseases.

Radiation
The medical use of ionizing radiation as part of cancer treatment to control malignant cells. Radiotherapy may be used for curative or aids in cancer treatment.

Surgical Oncology
The branch of surgery which focuses on the surgical management of malignant cancer.