Medical Oncology is the treatment of cancer with medicine, such as chemotherapy, hormonal therapy and biological therapy. Medical oncologists coordinate all aspects of the patient’s treatment, which may include radiation therapy and surgery, in addition to any therapies listed above.
Your doctor will talk to you about your disease and explain its effects and stage of development. They will also talk to you about your options for treatment and follow you closely once your treatment begins. They will make recommendations for you and will help you develop a cancer treatment plan.