What is an oncologist?

What is an oncologist?

Ajay K. Sahajpal, MD
Transplant Surgery
An oncologist generally refers to a medical specialist that deals with medical oncology (management of chemotherapy).  Medical oncologists work as part of a team with a surgical oncologist and a radiation oncologist and a tumor board.
American Cancer Society
Administration
An oncologist (on-call-uh-jist) is a doctor with special training in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
 

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