Oncology is a branch that deals with cancer diagnostics, treatments, and research. Oncology includes medical oncology, radiation oncology, hematology, and surgical oncology.
It is common for patients to believe that an oncological diagnosis is incurable, but this isn’tthe case. Fortunately, most tumors, including malignant ones, are successfully treated thanks to modern advances in early diagnosis and treatment methods. Early detection of the diseaseis crucial for successful treatment.
Radiation, chemotherapy, and surgery are the most common cancer treatments. The other treatments include immunotherapy, hormonal therapy, stem cell transplants, and bone marrow transplants.