Rochester-area Cancer Specialists
Medical Oncology: an Internist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of cancer and other benign and malignant tumors.
This specialist decides on and administers therapy for these malignancies, as well as consults with surgeons and radiotherapists on other treatments for cancer.
source: American Board of Medical Specialties: Internal Medicine
Radiation Oncology: a Radiologist who deals with the therapeutic applications of radiant energy and its modifiers, and the study and management of disease, especially malignant tumors.
Training required is five years: one year of clinical work followed by four years of Radiation Oncology training.
source: American Board of Medical Specialties: Radiology
Gynecologic Oncology: an Obstetrician/Gynecologist who provides consultation and comprehensive management of patients with gynecologic cancer, including those
diagnostic and therapeutic procedures necessary for the total care of the patient with gynecologic cancer and resulting complications.
source: American Board of Medical Specialties: Obstetrics and Gynecology
|Stacey N Akers MD||Cynthia L Angel MD||Brent DuBeshter MD|
|Nefertiti C duPont MD||Peter J Frederick MD||Shashikant B Lele MD|
|Adekunle O Odunsi MD||Sajeena G Thomas MD|
Hemotology-Oncology: a hematologist-oncologist is a doctor with special training in the diagnosis and treatment of blood diseases, especially blood cell cancers. This type of doctor is trained in hematology (the study of blood) and oncology (the study of cancer).
Surgical-Oncology: Surgical oncology is the branch of surgery which focuses on the surgical management of cancer.
|Christopher B Caldwell MD||Eva Galka MD||Claudia Hriesik MD|
|Kristin A Skinner MD|