I would be lying if I said that I had always dreamed of becoming a medical physicist and working in radiation oncology.
The O-Pro blog is an extension of the O-Pro eNews, allowing for further discussion of topics that are timely and important to oncology professionals. Pieces are contributed to this blog by professionals from specialties that make up the oncology multidisciplinary team.
Ever since I was a little girl I knew I wanted to work helping others.
Like many others, my path into the field of oncology was not a direct one. After making the decision to enter medical school, I chose to pursue a career in surgery followed by a specialization in breast oncology.
As I began to write this piece to tell aspiring nursing students why choosing oncology might be a great choice, I reflected on my own haphazard path into oncology. I guess I’d be lying if I said I choose oncology as a nursing specialty when I finished my BSN. Yes, I had a great experience [...]
This blog will explore some of the professionals who provide care for people with cancer.