Cancer Treatment

Cancer Treatment Patient Story

If you are diagnosed with cancer, you will be referred to an oncologist for evaluation and treatment recommendations. There are a number of different types of oncologists, including:

All of these physicians work closely together and there are overlapping roles in the treatment of some cancers.

Depending on your treatment you may also see these specialists:

  • Hematologist - who treat patients with blood and platelet disorders and cancer.
  • Interventional Radiologist - who uses imaging equipment to perform procedures ("intervene") that directly treat a disease.