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Oncologist

Definition(s)

A doctor who specializes in treating cancer. Some oncologists specialize in a particular type of cancer treatment. For example, a radiation oncologist specializes in treating cancer with radiation.

Definition from:  National Cancer Institute dictionaryThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference.

A specialist in oncology.

Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical DictionaryThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. by Merriam-Webster Inc.

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: October 27, 2014