Your Care Team
The medical oncologist treats cancer patients with chemotherapy, biologic therapies, or other cancer-fighting drugs. The medical oncologist often coordinates
your general care and treatments with other specialists. You'll probably see your medical oncologist the most often.
Surgeon or Surgical Oncologist
The surgical oncologist performs surgery to remove tumors. Most surgical oncologists specialize in treating one or more types of cancer that occur in a
The radiation oncologist prescribes radiation therapy to shrink or eliminate tumors.
The interventional radiologists uses imaging techniques such as CT, ultrasound, and MRI to guide the delivery of treatments directly to a tumor.
The nurse provides oncology inpatient and outpatient care, including medical-surgical care, chemotherapy & biotherapy administration, management of central venous access
devices, and symptom management.
The Gynecologic Oncologist is a physician who specializes in the care and treatment of women with gynecologic cancers, both medically and surgically.