Oncology is the medical specialty that aims at the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of human cancer. The treatment plan, depending on the condition, may include chemotherapy, radiation therapy, surgery, immunotherapy, hormone therapy or targeted therapy.
The most common conditions for this medical specialty are:
- Breast cancer (breast cancer)
- Prostate cancer
- Colon cancer
- Lung cancer
- Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
- Kidney cancer