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Oncological nurses specialize in the treatment and care of cancer patients. While many oncological nurses care directly for cancer patients, some may be involved in patient or community education, cancer prevention, or cancer research. They may work in specific areas of cancer nursing, such as pediatrics, cancer rehabilitation, chemotherapy, biotherapy, hospice, pain management, and others.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

Associate's Degree

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

Much Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Helpful

Organized

Technical

Career Ladder
Director of Nursing-Oncology

Nurse Manager-Oncology

Oncology Registered Nurse

Part-Time Clinical Nurse-Oncology

Certified Nursing Assistant-Medical/Oncology

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