Discover oncology

Clinical oncology relates to any type of cancer treatment that is not surgery, including radiotherapy and systemic therapies. 

Most cancer patients have more than one method of treatment, such as surgery to remove a tumour, followed by radiotherapy and/or systemic therapy. The surgery would be completed by a surgical oncologist (or possibly another type of doctor called an interventional oncologist) and the other treatments would be organised and given by a clinical or medical oncologist and their team. 

Discover and explore the many ways clinical oncologists plan and manage patients' cancer treatment.

radiotherapyoutlining0jpg

radiotherapy0jpg

What is clinical oncology?

Clinical oncology relates to any type of cancer treatment that is not surgery

Clinical oncologists planning patient treatment

What does a clinical oncologist do?

A clinical oncologist is often the key medical contact for a cancer patient

genetherapy0jpg

What is the future of clinical oncology?

Cancer treatment is changing fast - discover how.

Roberts Proton Therapy Center, Philadelphia

What is proton beam therapy?

Proton beam therapy (PBT) is an advanced form of radiotherapy