Becoming a surgery and professor of oncology

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Published: 12 Feb 2013
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Prof Curt Burger - Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Specialising in both clinical and scientific research, as well as the teaching of younger oncologist, a professor of oncology specializes in one specific area of the field in both the academic and hospital setting.


Prof Curt Burger discusses the process of becoming a professor of oncology through concentrating on one subject and aiming to be the best in this area for professorship. In addition, Dr Burger also talks about his time as a surgeon and clinical versus scientific discovery.


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