Oncology is the study of cancer. Oncology mean tumor, bulk or mass is main branch of medicine which deals with cancer. A medical professional specialized and who practices oncology is an oncologist. Worldwide cancer incidences are increasing rapidly every year and are a huge financial burden to the social order and the cause of much suffer to patients and carers alike. Cancer is one of the major changing areas of medicine which affects ever-increasing numbers of people. There three different types of oncologists frequently work together to treat a person suffering with cancer. Radiation oncologists specialize in treating cancer with radiation therapy (they frequently use high-energy x-rays to kill cancer cells). Surgical oncologist professionalize in the amputation of the tumor and surrounding tissue during an operation. Surgical oncologists also perform biopsies. A medical oncologist treats cancer with chemotherapy or other medication, such as oral chemotherapy and targeted therapy. Translational Oncology is the procedure by which primary laboratory research inform the improvement of new therapies for the treatment of cancer, a subject which embrace an ever-widening range of discipline. Journal of Blood Disorders & transfusion journal is dedicated to the clinical and continuing education needs of the entire Hemato-oncology community and is internationally known as the leading journal in the field.
Last date updated on July, 2014