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O. Carl Simonton, M.D.

O. Carl Simonton, M.D.
O. Carl Simonton, MD is an internationally acclaimed oncologist, author, and speaker who is best known for his pioneering insights and research in the field of psychosocial oncology. After having earned his medical degree from the University of Oregon Medical School, he completed a three-year residency in radiation oncology. It was during this time that Dr. Simonton developed a model of emotional support for the treatment of cancer patients and helped promote the idea that "visualization" could be a valuable aid for influencing the ability to survive cancer.