What is oncology?


Oncology is a medical specialty responsible for studying, diagnosing and treating all types of cancer; Oncologists doctors also focus on preventing cancer. It is common for people suffering from cancer to turn to the oncologist when another doctor detects signs of cancer, so that it is confirmed and can begin to receive the best treatment.

Some of the Chekups we drive at Galenia Hospital are:


  • Breast cancer

  • Prostate cancer

  • Skin cancer

  • Stomach cancer

  • Colon and rectum cancer

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The most common cancer treatments are chemotherapy, radiation therapy and cancer surgery.

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At Galenia Hospital we diagnose benign and malignant tumors, we have oncologist surgeons to treat various types of cancer.

Most cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in women 50 years of age or older, but this cancer can also affect young women, which is why it is very important to perform constant examinations.

If you have any of the symptoms such as the appearance of a lump and pain in the breasts, or you feel worried, go to a specialist doctor who will help you have a diagnosis to rule out or start treating this disease as soon as possible.

Prostate cancer is common in elderly men, and it is very rare that it occurs in men younger than 40 years. Go to a urologist to have medical checkups and detect this disease in time.

The general symptoms of prostate cancer are problems with urination, pain in the lower back and blood in the semen; You can have several treatment options, first it is important to make a diagnosis to know the stage you are in and start the treatment as soon as possible.

Kidney cancer arises from kidney cells, but not all cancers of this type are the same; That is why it is important to see a specialist doctor to detect what type it is and give it the best treatment.

The average age of people with kidney cancer is 55 years. If cancer is treated in its initial stages, it has a better chance of being cured.

Also known as gastric cancer, it is not usually detected at an early stage because it does not cause specific symptoms.

The symptoms of this advanced cancer are weakness and fatigue, vomiting blood, or blood in the stool, weight loss for no apparent reason.

Take into account some factors such as age, diet and stomach diseases that can affect the risk of stomach cancer.