Oncologist Gets Involved

When Does an Oncologist Get Involved?

Paulette Potter
June 27, 2022 0 Comment

When you hear the word cancer, the first thing that comes to mind is fear. But the fact is when cancer is caught and treated early, the prognosis is often very good. In fact, many cancers can be cured if they are diagnosed and treated in the early stages. That’s why it’s so important to know the signs and symptoms of cancer, and when to see a doctor.
The Referral
If you have any symptoms that could be associated with cancer, your first step is to see your primary care doctor. He or she will ask about your medical history and do a physical exam. If the doctor suspects you …

How to Become an Oncologist?

Paulette Potter
October 8, 2021 0 Comment

Are you thinking about a career in oncology after high school? You know you have to pass exceptionally on your final high school exam. Joining Med School is no joke. After high school, you will need to start practicing for the MCAT, the Medical College Admission Test, to enter Med school.
You might also be wondering whether you can join an oncology program straight from high school or have to enroll in a pre-med program first. Before we check on the process for you to become an oncologist, what is an Oncologist?
Oncologists are specialist doctors who deal with cancer patients. They can either be Medicine, surgeons, or …