Oncology nursing

Today's oncology field is different from the early days of cancer treatment, with many more treatment options, better pain control, and reduced healthcare side effects. Oncology nurses care for individuals, families and communities and the role has been extended to cover many aspects of health care professionals.

  • Cancer education and prevention
  • Screening
  • Nurse navigation
  • Nursing management
  • Research
  • Direct patient care

Oncology nurses work in many health care settings: hospitals, cancer centres, clinics, doctors ' offices, home care agencies (including hospice and palliative care), hospice centres, and extended care facilities. There are many areas of oncology to focus on in addition to variety in workplaces. These have to do with

  • Haematology
  • Bone marrow transplantation
  • Immunotherapy
  • Breast Oncology
  • Gynaecologic oncology
  • Genetic counselling
  • Radiation oncology
  • Surgical oncology
  • Chemotherapy/infusion


  • Track 1-1 medical oncologist
  • Track 2-2 surgical oncologist
  • Track 3-3 radiation oncologist
  • Track 4-4 gynaecologic oncologist
  • Track 5-5 paediatric oncologist
  • Track 6-6 haematologist-oncologist

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