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A hematologist-oncologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and/or prevention of blood diseases and cancers such as iron-deficiency anemia, hemophilia, sickle-cell disease, leukemia and lymphoma. This physician is trained in hematology--the study of blood--and oncology--the study of cancer. A hematologist-oncologist may also specialize in the management of solid tumors.