Mount Pleasant Oncologists
- 2 Board certified
- 1 Award winners
- 7 Reviews
- Average rating is 4 stars
- Average wait time is 12 minutes
Top Oncologists in Mount Pleasant, PA
220 Bessemer Rd
Mount Pleasant, PA 15666
- Internal Medicine
- Hematology & Oncology
- Medical Oncology
- 39 years experience
- Patients' Choice Award
- 4 star hospital
- Completed fellowship
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 Mount Pleasant, PA has a population of approximately 16,461 people. There are 2 oncologists near Mount Pleasant, which gives it a ratio of 1 oncologist per 8,231 residents or a ratio of 1 oncologist per 3,550 households. There are 7,099 households in Mount Pleasant.