Oncology

Oncology

Degrees offered: D.M., M.Ch., M.D., M.P.T., M.Phil., M.Sc., Other Masters

What is Oncology

Courses taught in Oncology entail the study of medicine dealing with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Budding oncologists are familiarised with ways of diagnosing cancer successfully and determining the stage at which it is with utmost accuracy. Apart from this, they also learn how to suggest most appropriate treatment options and recommend the best treatment plan for the patient. They are familiarised with the various types of specialisations in oncology which is medical, surgical, radiation and paediatric. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) is a 5.5-year programme.Furthermore, they get to choose the kind of oncologist they would be most comfortable being out of medical oncologist, surgical oncologist, radiation oncologist, pathologist, radiologist and organ-specific oncologist. You have to do MD in Medicine after finishing MBBS and only then do you become eligible to pursue Doctor of Medicine in Medical Oncology.

Eligibility Criteria

UG: Candidates must have passed 10+2 with at least 50% marks in aggregate with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as core subjects. Independent entrance tests for UG programme (MBBS) are conducted by various state, central and private universities.

PG: Candidates must hold a degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery along with an MD in General Medicine after which, they ought to have a good score in entrance tests held for DM in Oncology conducted by various state, central and private universities.

Scope of Oncology

  • Hospitals all across India need qualified and competent oncologists capable enough to diagnose all sorts of Cancers.
  • Since breaking the news of cancer is very difficult to a patient, competent and subtle oncologists good at this are very highly paid and very much in demand all the time, with the rate of cancer spreading these days increasing alarmingly.

Some of the positions offered to them include:

Assistant Professor

Associate Professor

Junior/Senior - Resident

Junior/Senior – Consultant

Product Specialist

Physiotherapist

Senior Neurologist

Course Fee for Oncology

Minimum Fees Maximum Fees
Private Government Private Government
PG
1.59 Lakhs
P.G.D in Oncology at Amity University, Noida
1.40 Lakhs
M.D. in Oncology at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre, Delhi
3.04 Lakhs
M.Sc. in Oncology at Amity University, Noida
2.10 Lakhs
P.G.D in Oncology at Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre, Delhi
DOCTORAL
72.00 K
Ph.D in Oncology at Dr Bhubaneswar Borooah Cancer Institute, Guwahati
6.75 K
M.Ch. in Oncology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences Jodhpur
60.00 Lakhs
D.M. in Oncology at Amrita School of Medicine, Kochi
10.80 Lakhs
M.Ch. in Oncology at Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram

Questions related to Oncology

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prons and cones of radiation oncology and futur prospectives for it and what is minimum income.

lubhan cherwoo 25th Mar, 2020
Hi,
Radiation oncology -Radiation oncologists provide radiation treatment and management of patients with cancer and other medical conditions.

Payscale
  • A professional with 5-10 years of experience in radiation oncologists usually earns 15 to 20 lakhs per year

  • Experience more than 15 years in radiation oncologists usually pays more than 2lakh per year

Job opportunities -Chances of getting a job as a radiation oncologist are good due to growing demand for treatment by an ageing population and other medical branches in private and government sector.
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What is the average salary of msc in clinical research( oncology )

Suryashis Chakraborty 20th Mar, 2020

Hello Silli,

Master of Science in Clinical Research opens up a plethora of job opportunities to select from.

Career options range from Clinical Research, Clinical Research Coordinator, Clinical Research Physician, Biostatistician, Clinical Research Analysts and Programmers, Clinical Research Associates to Medical Assistants in clinics and hospitals. The pharmaceutical industry, educational institutions, CROs, SMOs, hospitals, DCGI offices, government drug and food regulatory/research organizations are some of the areas of employment.

Salary packages range from INR 3 Lakhs per annum to INR 12 Lakhs per annum. The figures are likely to increase with experience.

Hope this helps you. We wish you the best for your future endeavours!

Regards



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which is best bsc course . on the bases of scope 1) Radiology 2) oncology

Mayank Chowdhary 4th Mar, 2020

See which is best cannot be said by me because each of them have it's own pros and cons, advantages and disadvantages, it's own opportunities and placements. So its you, who have to know where your interest will lie more so that you stay dedicated for the same and give your best in that field.

First, the word “oncologist”  is used to narrate a physician that does mastery in treatment of cancer. A radiation oncologist works alongside surgical oncologists and medical oncologists to determine if and how radiation oncology fits into a patient’s treatment plan.

Refer to this link to get a more detailed information..

https://www.careers360.com/oncology-course

A radiologist specializes in using medical imaging techniques to diagnose and treat different conditions, including cancer. In fact, almost all cancer cases require a radiologist to perform an imaging procedure for the initial diagnosis, whether it be a CT SCAN, MRI SCAN or XRAY.

Refer to this link to get a more detailed information..

https://www.careers360.com/radiology-course

Best wishes. Thank you.

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what is difference between mbbs in oncology and bsc in oncology

Mayank Chowdhary 4th Mar, 2020

Subjects taught in Oncology work on the studies of medicine dealing with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. They can also diagnose the cancer and predict when it had actually started. Also along with this, they also learn how to recommend most suitable treatment options and recommend the best curing plan for the patient. They are familiarised with the various types of specialisations in oncology which is medical, surgical, radiation and paediatric.

You get to treat patients in true only after you have pursued MBBS and earned that degree since that only allows you doing it. By BSC you can just lend some hand having information of the same, but cannot treat or cure patients.

Refer to the site for more details..

https://www.careers360.com/oncology-course

Thankyou.

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i want to get the admission in MCH or DM in Gynec oncology on Management quota.Which colleges with fees detail required

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 22nd Mar, 2020

There is just one College that offers DM in Gynaecology and Obstetrics in India. And it is Government Medical College, Aurangabad. And Government Medical Colleges do not have Management Quota. Please check our page at: https://medicine.careers360.com/colleges/list-of-dm-in-gynaecology-and-obstetrics-colleges-in-india for more information.

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