Oncology is the medical specialty dedicated exclusively to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. The medical oncology services you receive at Texas Oncology are provided by a team that consists of physicians, nurses, and clinicians specifically-trained in cancer treatment.
This medical oncology team plays a major role in your cancer treatment and care. They manage your cancer treatment plans and therapies, monitor and evaluate your progress, and collaborate with your other medical professionals to determine your cancer treatment plan options. They consult with you about your choices and any temporary side effects you may experience during chemotherapy treatments. They provide medical guidance, helping you make decisions throughout your treatment. And, they connect you and your family to support services that meet your educational, emotional and financial needs during the treatment process.