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Oncology is a field of study and medicine pertaining to cancer. Cancer diagnoses, treatment, follow-up, palliative care, screening and ethical questions related to cancer care fall under the oncology umbrella. More »

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A person interested in becoming an oncology nurse must have an active registered nursing license, says DiscoverNursing.com. They also must have at least 12 months experience as a registered nurse, 1000 hours of which mus... More »

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Oncology doctors must have a medical doctor degree, serve in an oncology fellowship program and pass the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination. After completing all residency requirements, oncology doctors must become board... More »

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Stage IV pancreatic cancer is characterized by how much it spreads throughout the body, affecting the liver, lungs, stomach, spleen and bowels, according to Texas Oncology. Stage IV pancreatic cancer is sometimes only di... More »

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Stage 1 throat cancer is usually treated by surgical removal of the cancer, which offers a success rate of more than 80 percent, according to Texas Oncology. Radiation therapy or a combination of surgery and radiation th... More »

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Breast cancer with chest wall involvement means the primary cancer has invaded or is attached to the chest wall or skin, according to Texas Oncology. The cancer is considered to be Stage III breast cancer, and requires l... More »

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