Glen Dale Oncologists
- 2 Board certified
Top Oncologists in Glen Dale, WV
426 8th St
Glen Dale, WV 26038
- Surgical Oncology
- 12 years experience
- 4 star hospital
- Board certified
- 4 star medical school
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 Glen Dale, WV has a population of approximately 2,855 people. There are 2 oncologists near Glen Dale, which gives it a ratio of 1 oncologist per 1,428 residents or a ratio of 1 oncologist per 631 households. There are 1,261 households in Glen Dale.