For me, oncology is a vocation and I decided to study oncology from the first year of college. As an oncologist, my main goal is to improve the duration and quality of life for cancer patients. Each patient is different and I strive for my advice to always be personalized and applicable to the situation and type of disease specific to each patient. For oncology, research is essential and, along with clinical oncology, both clinical and translational research have been a constant passion over the years and during studies conducted in Bucharest, Paris and New York. In the last twenty years, since I practiced oncology in New York, I have permanently maintained the relationship with Romania, being contacted by hundreds of Romanian patients or their doctors to ask my opinion on the most appropriate treatment plan and find alternatives , especially in complicated or risky situations. For several years, I have been practicing oncology in my home country, in Romania, and I had the opportunity to get to know in detail the Romanian medical system. I treat my patients like family members and try to help them make the best decisions about their health and reduce their suffering as much as possible.