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    Oncology Patients

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    Special consideration for oncology and organ transplant patients. Oncology is a discipline in medicine that involves cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment. An oncology patient is an individual suffering from any form of cancer and is undergoing treatment (Lanzkowsky, 2011). Organ transplant is a procedure in medicine that involves removing a body organ from the donor and being placed in the body of the recipient so as to replace a missing or damaged organ (Farber & Abrahams, 2009). According to statistics, in the United States only, around three thousand and four hundred people are diagnosed with cancer every day. These people need to go on with their daily work and activities and still cope with the treatment of their illness. The number…

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    Oncology Nurse

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    Oncology Nurse As a nurse in Oncology, one can specialize in several fields such as gynecological oncology, radiation oncology, medical research oncology, pediatric oncology, hematology as well as surgical oncology (Watson, Takahashi, & Futreal 2014). The Oncology nurse makes use of the medical procedures treatment such as as chemotherapy and a nurse working in gynecological oncology assists in addressing the cancer issues that affects the reproductive organs in females. The area of…

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    Oncology Patterns

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    This past summer I had been working on the oncology floor as a nursing extern. There is one patient I will never forget. This patient had come in with stage four brain cancer. I remember the other nurses talking to me about how they remembered the same patient coming in two years earlier. She was diagnosed with stage two cancer on that day. Her husband, her two children, and her five grandchildren came into visit her often. She was getting radiation and steroids to see if that would help with…

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    Respected oncology rehabilitation physical therapist Kim Marshall, DPT, CLT and highly-regarded medical oncology professional Donna Valentine, a physicians assistant, are teaming up to provide coordinated care that addresses the specific and varied health needs of breast cancer survivors in Orange County. The duo having been personally touched by family members with breast cancer, have worked closely together for many years are looking to develop this niche to ensure survivors don’t fall…

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    Oncological physicians are qualified to prevent, diagnose, and treat cancerous tumors. Within the field, there are 3 fundamental branches: surgical oncology, medical oncology, and radiation oncology. Their job is to maintain records, supervise work staff, and use diagnostic procedures to determine if one has cancer. Oncologists also have to advise some patients with unique cases about clinical trials in order to approach and treat certain illnesses through further research. They also have to…

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    Jackie (Xiting) Lin Helping Man and His Best Friend Together Comparative oncology is the study of naturally occurring cancer in animals. Mike and Lois Writel support comparative oncology because it gave their dog a chance to live longer. There are specific genes related to cancer, which means some species are more susceptible to cancer than others; dogs fall in the former. Thus, dogs are potential models, and they share much of our genetic material. Mice are less preferred because their cancer…

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    someone. That is why oncology is an impeccable choice to me. Oncologists have to attend to cancer matters. Cancer a disease that in the end leaves its victims restless. I want to provide consolance to those many individuals that cancer has intervened in their daily lives. Pursuing this further, oncologists are in demand. With cancer spreading rapidly there is more individuals with cancer than doctors who specialize in it. The demographics is out of balance with cancer patients being at…

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    The first person I interviewed is Dr. Huichung Tina Ling, she is a Hematology and Oncology Specialist in Fremont, California. Dr. Ling is an expert in the field, having practiced for 11 years. Among the things that caught my attention during our interview it was the extensive preparation that involves being any type of practitioner of medicine to be prepared to act in any different type of situations involving health matters which stood out to me. During the interview Dr. Ling was very kind and…

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    I want to save lives, puts smiles on people's faces, be their leaning shoulder when their health is deteriorating; my goal is to one day become an oncology nurse practitioner. Cancer is taking our families, our friends; I want to fight back this disease by educating people about cancer and being a helping hand to those who are going through chemotherapy. I had many family members taken away due to cancer, one of them was my aunt Perla; she suffered from cancer all her lifetime, but she was a…

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    Pediatric Oncology is a career in the medical field. A pediatric oncologist is a doctor that specializes in children’s health (pediatric) and cancer (oncology). My reason for studying this career is because this career seems like something I would really enjoy doing. Not only is this job a secure job, but it gives me a chance to help others. Before this research paper, I knew that to become this type of doctor, I would be in school for at least 8 years. I knew that all doctors have to complete a…

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