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Fact or Fiction: Army Medical Specialties
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The U.S. Army Medical Corps has a wide variety of opportunities for medical professionals. So what specialties are most in demand, and who can apply for these jobs? Take our quiz to find out!

The Army Medical Corps employs more than 50 specialties.

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Nuclear medicine professionals work with the nuclei in your body's cells.

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Internal medical professionals are specially trained to work with internal organs.

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An otolaryngologist specializes in just the larynx.

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Urologists treat both men and women.

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After skin cancer, prostate is the most common cancer in men in the U.S.

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An anesthesiologist's sole job is administering local, general and regional anesthesia during surgery.

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You must join the Army in order to serve as a medical specialist treating soldiers and their families.

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Civilian employees don't have to go through boot camp, need not wear military uniforms and aren't deployed, and there's no mandatory relocation.

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You must have completed your entire medical education before serving the Army as a medical professional.

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