What is Surgical Oncology?
Surgical oncology is a treatment method where your oncologist will make use of surgery to treat cancer. This type of treatment method also involves the application of chemotherapy, radiation therapy, surgery, hormone therapy, bone marrow transplant, immunotherapy, targeted drug therapy and more. In surgical oncology, your oncologist will perform the following procedures - Performs biopsy to diagnose and determine the stage and type of cancer. Surgically removes the tumour or a part of it along with other affected body parts. Reconstructs the parts that are affected by the surgical treatment.