This branch of medicine deals with the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. The most frequent diseases that require the oncologist's attention are: Breast cancer, uterine cancer, stomach cancer, lung cancer.
Chemotherapy is the most frequent procedure used by oncologists to treat cancer.
When should I go to the oncologist?
- If you experience loss of strength or sensation in an arm or leg.
- When you detect the appearance of hematomas and/or hemorrhages without previous trauma.
- If you lose weight in an unexplained way.
- If you observe skin changes.