Hematologist-Oncology Information:A hematologist-oncologist is a doctor with special training in the diagnosis and treatment of blood diseases, especially blood cell cancers. This type of doctor is trained in hematology (the study of blood) and oncology (the study of cancer). Oncologists, specifically, should also have some expertise and proficiency in the management of solid tumors. Some hematologist-oncologists become stem cell transplantation experts.
One should see a hematologist-oncologist if he/or she has a blood disease (Cancer of the Blood).
Hematologist-oncologists treat various type of blood cancer and cell damage. Procedures include chemotherapy, blood transfusions, bone marrow transplants, stem-cell transplants and medication.
A sub specialty of Hematologist-oncologists would be a stem-cell transportation expert.