What is Oncology?
Oncology is a branch of medicine which deals with the prevention, and treatment of cancer. A medical professional who practices oncology calls an oncologist or it can be understood as an oncologist is a physician who works in the field of oncology, the branch of medicine that deals with cancer.
Types of Oncology care at Sentara Hospital
Field of Oncology has three major areas: medical, surgical and radiation.
Oncology care at Sentara Hospital
At Sentara Hospital we have experienced oncologists who understand well that which type of oncology treatment a patient requires. Generally, our oncologists manage cancer patient’s care throughout the treatment as they explain the cancer diagnosis and stage, all treatment options and preferred choice.