A hematologist-oncologist is a physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating blood diseases (hematology) and cancer (oncology).
These physicians are trained to treat all types of cancers as well as blood disorders such as:
- Sickle-cell disease
- Bleeding disorders
Some hematology-oncology physicians are focused primarily on oncology and the treatment of tumorous cancers such as lung, breast, and skin cancer. Other physicians may be focused more on blood cancers such as leukemia and lymphomas.
Slidell Memorial Hospital Physicians Network offers you access to several highly skilled and knowledgeable physicians who specialize in the field of hematology-oncology.