Oncology is a medical specialization dealing with diagnostics and treatment of benign and malignant tumors. The aim of treatment is to completely destroy all foci of cancer, supporting the process of healing and prevention of relapse. Dealing with cancer’s related pain and other symptoms is the main task of oncologist.
Cancer diagnosis and its treatment is often a very traumatic experience, therefore patient should be
surrounded by a special care from both the physician and other specialists. The therapy team should consist of oncologist, oncology surgeon, psychologist, physiotherapist.