38 Years Experience Overall (37 years as specialist)
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Dr. Chandrashekhar M is a Medical Oncologist and Surgical Oncologist in Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore and has an experience of 38 years in these fields. Dr. Chandrashekhar M practices at Apollo Hospital in Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore. He completed MBBS from Karnataka University, India in 1976,MSc - General Surgery from Karnataka University, India in 1980 and Fellow (Surgical Oncology) from The Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute in 1983. He is a member of Karnataka Medical Council. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: PICC Line Insertion,Chemotherapy of Haematological Malignancies,Gynecological Cancer Treatment,Chemotherapy of Solid Tumors and Stem Cell Transplantation etc.
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Common questions & answers
Q: Who is an oncologist?
A: An oncologist is a physician with specialization in diagnosing, treating and providing care to patients who have cancer of any tissue or organ.
Q: What are the different branches in oncology?
A: The different branches of oncology are:
(1) medical oncology, who treats cancer using chemotherapy
(2) surgical oncology, perform surgical procedures to remove tumour
(3) radiation oncology, provide radiation therapy
(4) gynecologic oncology, treat gynecologic cancer
(5) pediatric oncology, specialist of disease in children
(6) haematologist-oncology, treats blood cancer
Q: What is the difference between a clinical and medical oncologist?
A: 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.
Q: What kind of training does an oncologist get?
A: Training as an oncologist involves four years of medical school for bachelors degree (MBBS) followed by a residency period and a post-graduate degree in oncology. The post-graduation degree may be MD in medicine/paediatrics, with a DM in medical oncology or MD in radiotherapy.
Q: Does an oncologist perform surgeries for cancer treatment?
A: A surgical oncologist, who has got training at surgical procedures can perform surgery to remove tumours.