Medical Oncology (MO) communicates the results of clinical and experimental research in oncology and hematology, particularly with experimental therapeutics with the field of immunotherapy and chemotherapy. It also provides state-of-the-art reviews on clinical and experimental therapies in oncology and hematology. Topics covered include immunobiology, pathogenesis, and treatment of malignant tumors.
- Covers clinical and experimental research in oncology and hematology
- Focuses on experimental therapeutics in the field of immunotherapy and chemotherapy
- Coverage includes immunobiology, pathogenesis, and treatment of malignant tumors
Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with tumors (cancer).
Oncology is concerned with:
- The diagnosis of any cancer in a person
- Therapy (e.g. Surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy & other modalities)
- Follow-up of cancer patients after successful treatment
- Palliative care of patients with terminal malignancies
- Ethical questions surrounding cancer care
- Screening efforts:- of populations, or – of the relatives of patients (in types of cancer that are thought to have a hereditary basis, such as breast cancer)
Dr. Srinivasa Krishnan – MD., (Senior Consultant Clinical & Radiation Oncology)