- 2 Board certified
- 2 Reviews
- Average rating is 3.5 stars
- Average wait time is 20 minutes
Top Oncologists in Burbank, IL
5780 W 76th Pl
Burbank, IL 60459
- Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
- 8 years experience
- 4 star hospital
- Board certified
An oncology specialist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of different cancers. This physician has extensive knowledge of the different signs and symptoms of cancer, as well as the various methods of treatment.
Oncology specialists diagnose cancer through methods such as biopsy, endoscopy, X-ray, blood tests, ultrasound, and different forms of nuclear medicine.
Oncology doctors treat cancer through surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormone therapy, or antibody treatments.
If it is determined that a cancer cannot successfully be treated, oncology specialists then focus on providing palliative care - the use of pain medication to make a dying person more comfortable.
The area of Burbank, IL has a population of approximately 28,929 people. There are 2 oncologists near Burbank, which gives it a ratio of 1 oncologist per 14,465 residents or a ratio of 1 oncologist per 4,643 households. There are 9,285 households in Burbank.