As an expert oncologist, Dr. John Link, MD is involved in diagnosing cancer and grading how aggressive the cancer is. Oncology is a field of medicine that deals with identification, treatment, and research of cancer. For treatment, a multidisciplinary team will be created that can help in providing a combination of procedures including chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery. Chemotherapy can be defined as a process to destroy the cancer cells. Radiation therapy has the same purpose. Surgery is performed for removing tumors. For some types of cancers, hormone therapy is used. Another treatment that has been gaining popularity in the recent years is the monoclonal antibody treatment. He works together with the medical team for creating an overall treatment plan of the patient combining different forms of treatment.
The role of an oncologist includes explaining the diagnosis and stage of cancer, discussing the available treatment options, delivering quality healthcare, and managing the symptoms of cancer and side effects of cancer treatment. Scientists all over the world are working on research into immunotherapies and cancer vaccines.
Dr. John Link, MD is rated as a top oncologist in the Orange, CA area.
Dr. John Link, MD is accepting new patients at his practice located at 230 S Main St, Orange, CA, 92868. To book an appointment, please call (714) 541-0101