Oncology is the branch of medicine which deals everything about cancer and related problems. A medical professional who practice oncology is termed as oncologist. This branch of science deals from diagnosis, treatment, palliative care, patient care and ethical problems. According some researchers the broad field of oncology is classified as Surgical oncology, medical oncology and radiation oncology. Medical oncology deals with all the treatment methodologies like targeted therapy and oral chemotherapy. Surgical oncology deals with those surgical methods involved in the surgical methodologies invoved in the removal of cancer. Radiation oncology deals with the treatment of cnacer with radiation. Oncology journals are those that mainly fouceses on information regarding various types of cancer, new treatment methods and the various recent advancements in this field.
Last date updated on June, 2014