Oncology and Cancerology

Oncology or carcinology or oncology is the medical field of study, diagnosis and treatment of cancerous diseases.

The management of oncology is a cross-functional, multidisciplinary approach involving many specialists:

  • Medical oncologists (in charge of chemotherapy, hormone therapy, immunotherapy),
  • Cancer surgeons in charge of removing cancerous tumors,
  • Radiotherapists in charge of treatment with ionizing radiation,
  • Anatomopathologists in charge of studying the tissues removed.

Medical oncologists have a thorough knowledge of cancer mechanisms and the mode of action of the medications used to treat them, as well as the eventual setbacks associated with these treatments.

They manage the care of patients suffering from cancer.

Estimated number of new cases in 2020
worldwide, men/women, all ages combined


There are many different ways to treat cancer: surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, immunotherapy, hormone therapy, biotherapies or targeted therapies and oral therapies.


may be used alone or in combination with other local cancer treatments to remove the tumor, associated lymph nodes and any metastasis. Surgery is often combined with other treatment modalities, such as radiotherapy or medical treatments.


is a treatment involving the administration of drugs that act on cancer cells by either destroying them or preventing them from multiplying. There are many chemotherapy drugs, often combined to increase the effectiveness of the treatment. They can be administered by infusion, injection or in tablet form.


is a local treatment for cancer. It uses radiation to destroy cancer cells by blocking their ability to multiply.


is a treatment that consists of treating the body with substances that will boost its immune defenses in order to fight against various diseases, in particular certain cancers and degenerative diseases.


for cancer aims to block the stimulation of cancer cells by hormones.

Targeted therapies

is a therapeutic method based on the use of living organisms or substances taken from living organisms as opposed to chemotherapy, where synthetic substances are used. “Targeted therapies” are therapies aimed at molecular targets that are present and believed to play a role in the neoplastic transformation of the cancer cell. It is a treatment with drugs that aim to slow down or block the growth of the cancer cell.


Surgyone offers you a medical supervision by state-of-the-art teams (combining organ specialists, specialized surgeons, anesthesiologists, anatomical pathologists and specialized oncologists).

The surgical or endoscopic techniques required to manage your pathology are part of the current surgical excellence (conventional surgery, minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery, interventional endoscopy).

In the context of the management of cancer-related pathologies, all decisions will be taken during multidisciplinary consultation meetings related to this pathology.

SurgyOne helps you with the following pathologies :

  • Digestive tumor (esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum, liver, biliary voice, pancreas, spleen, anus.)
  • Thoraco-pulmonary oncology and tumor (bronchial cancer, pleural cancer, pulmonary cancer)
  • Oncology and urinary tumor (kidney cancer, bladder cancer, prostate cancer)
  • ENT oncology and ENT solid tumor (tongue cancer, pharynx cancer, throat cancer, thyroid cancer, parathyroid cancer, cavum cancer)
  • Gynecological cancer (uterine cancer, ovarian cancer, vulvar cancer)
  • Breast cancer (from screening to the end of treatment)
  • Hematological cancer (lymphoma, myeloma and leukemia)
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