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What is an Oncologist?

Oncologists treat, work to prevent and diagnose cancer. Teams of medical professionals such as surgical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists, radiologists and organ specific oncologists meet to come up with the best plan to treat an individual patient based on their physical, emotional and social needs. Prevention has been successful in reducing the rates of cancer. Excessive tobacco and alcohol use have been proven to cause cancer. People should also use sunscreen to prevent skin cancer.

Oncology Articles

3D Mammography, Selenia Dimensions System being used to screen a patient

3D Mammograms: The Next Level

Everyone knows someone affected by breast cancer. Whether it be an immediate family member, friend or colleague, statistics show that one in eight women will be diagnosed with the pervasive disease in their lifetime. The good news is that tremendous progress... Continue Reading

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