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The best oncologists in Kakinada at Medicover Hospital have the expertise and training in diagnosing cancer and delivering chemotherapy, immunotherapy, targeted therapy, hormone therapy, radiation and surgery. Our oncologists play a pivotal role in the tumor board approach that Medicover Hospital, Kakinada follows for all its patients. Multidisciplinary tumor boards approach is known to result in the most effective outcomes worldwide and is a norm at Medicover Hospital, Kakinada.
Our best oncologists collaborate with diagnostic, surgical, interventional, and radiation specialists to recommend treatment protocols and approaches that improve patient recovery and overall well-being. The oncologist team also works with pain and palliation, nutrition experts and psycho oncologists to help reduce the adverse effects of the therapy. Medicover Hospital, Kakinada also offers daycare services, allowing patients to return home the same day, saving both time and resources.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the difference between a medical oncologist and clinical oncologist?
A medical oncologist provides treatment of cancer using systematic therapy (chemotherapy, hormone therapy and biological agents), whereas a clinical oncologist uses a combination of chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
What to expect when you first visit an oncologist?
At your first visit to an oncologist, he will ask you about your health condition and symptoms. He will conduct a detailed physical examination. He may ask to do blood tests, and some imaging test if required.
What tests are done to diagnose cancer?
Oncologists can diagnose signs of physical abnormalities that may indicate cancer with a physical examination. Some cancers can be detected using blood tests, imaging tests like CT scan, MRI or ultrasound. To confirm the type and grade of cancer, they may perform a biopsy.