Surgical Oncology

Surgical oncology comes under the field of surgery applied to oncology, which involves the surgical management of tumours, mainly cancerous tumours. The goals of the surgical oncologist includes the removal of cancerous cells and keeping an area of healthy tissue surrounding it, also known as a clear margin or clear excision in order to prevent the cancer recurring in that area. Sometimes it's difficult to remove the whole tumor, therefore, a debulking surgery can be done to remove as much tumour as possible and to relieve symptoms such as pain, airway obstruction and bleeding. Surgical oncologists are also called as general surgical oncologists, thoracic surgical oncologists, subspecialty of general surgerygynecologic oncologists, etc who are experienced  in treating  the cancer patients.

  • Track 1-1 Management of Cancer
  • Track 2-2 Cancer Treatment
  • Track 3-3 Palliative Surgery
  • Track 4-4 Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Track 5-5 Bone & Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Track 6-6 Radiation Therapy or Hormone Therapy
  • Track 7-7 Neo-adjuvant treatments
  • Track 8-8 Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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