MBBS, DNB - General Medicine
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Dr. Nitin Sood is a Medical Oncologist and General Physician in Gurgaon Sector 38, Gurgaon and has an experience of 18 years in these fields. Dr. Nitin Sood practices at Medanta-The Medicity in Gurgaon Sector 38, Gurgaon. He completed MBBS from University Of Mysore, India in 1997 and DNB - General Medicine from National Borad of Examinations Ministry of Health Government of India in 2002. He is a member of Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS),Fellow, Royal College of Pathologists (Haemato-oncology), UK,Full Registration, General Medical Council (GMC) UK,Member, Royal College of Physicians, London,Member, Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh,Member, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow,Member, UK Myeloma Forum,Member, Myeloma UK,Member, British Society of Haematology,Member, American Society of Haematology and Member, Lymphoma Forum UK. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Hemato-oncology,Clinical haematology (thalassaemia, sickle cell anemia, iron deficiency, myelodysplastic syndrome, complicated anemias, PNH etc),Haemophilia,Haemato-oncology (leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, aplastic anemia, amyloidosis etc) and Haemostasis and thrombosis (bleeding disorders including haemophilia and blood clot conditions) etc.
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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.