Defending medical oncology to assure quality care for cancer patients

Dec 13, 2013 Full story: Medical News Today

Medical oncologists have a vital role to play in cancer care, particularly as treatments become ever more complex, a new position statement [1] from the European Society for Medical Oncology says.

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MMahon

Dallas, TX

#1 Dec 14, 2013
I'm a caregiver to a 6 year "survivor". Quality of life is decidedly NOT the M.O of the treating Oncologist my patient sees. The side effects have become so debilitating & came on so rapidly--& his answer: "Oh well, blame the radiation oncologist, not me" & "Deal with it".
Good at mixing up the chemo regime, horrible at life issues & he isvary representative of his "specialty", IMHO.

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