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Oncology USMLE Step 2 CK Q & A for Android

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  • Get ONCOLOGY Q&A and prepare your ONCOLOGY USMLE 2 CK exam & get higher score
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Get ONCOLOGY Q&A and prepare your ONCOLOGY USMLE 2 CK exam & get higher score
Our passion to ONCOLOGY drove us to develop this outstanding android application to help you understand and admire ONCOLOGY.This app is intended to students, researchers, resident, doctors, biochemical specialists, nurses and medical professionals and of course Medical lecturers, teachers and professors.Get a better score in your USMLE (step1, step2 CS & CK), PANCE, MCAT, DAT, COMLEX, OAT, NBDE, or PCAT exam, City and Guilds (AMSPAR) Certificates in Medical Terminology and CMA (AAMA) Medical Terminology Exams. Includes links to free interactive medical apps.Suitable for premedical students, nursing students, medical secretaries, transcriptionists, and allied health students, in fact anyone with an interest in the language of medicine or medical education, and the most important is to fall in love with the material, it worth all the attention.Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with tumors. A medical professional who practices oncology is an oncologist. The name's etymological origin is the Greek word onkos (), meaning "tumor", "volume" or "mass".[1]Oncology is concerned with: The diagnosis of any cancer in a person (pathology) Therapy (e.g. surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy and other modalities) Follow-up of cancer patients after successful treatment Palliative care of patients with terminal malignancies Ethical questions surrounding cancer care Screening efforts: of populations, or of the relatives of patients (in types of cancer that are thought to have a hereditary basis, such as breast cancer)Medical histories remain an important screening tool: the character of the complaints and nonspecific symptoms (such as fatigue, weight loss, unexplained anemia, fever of unknown origin, paraneoplastic phenomena and other signs) may warrant further investigation for malignancy. Occasionally, a physical examination may find the location of a malignancy.Diagnostic methods include: Biopsy or Resection; these are methods by which suspicious neoplastic growths can be removed in part or in whole, and evaluated by a pathologist to determine malignancy. This is currently the gold standard for the diagnosis of cancer and is crucial in guiding the next step in management (active surveillance, surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy or a combination of these) Endoscopy, either upper or lower gastrointestinal, cystoscopy, bronchoscopy, or nasendoscopy; to localise areas suspicious for malignancy and biopsy when necessary. X-rays, CT scanning, MRI scanning, ultrasound and other radiological techniques to localise and guide biopsy. Scintigraphy, Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT), Positron emission tomography (PET) and other methods of nuclear medicine to identify areas suspicious for malignancy. Blood tests, including tumor markers, which can increase the suspicion of certain types of cancers.Apart from diagnoses, these modalities (especially imaging by CT scanning) are often used to determine operability, i.e. whether it is surgically possible to remove a tumor in its entirety.Content rating: Low Maturity

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