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  • n. A doctor or scientist who specializes in oncology.

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  • n. a specialist in oncology

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Examples

  • She remembers little of the conversation after hearing the word "oncologist."

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  • I call my oncologist after cancer, you work with your oncologist as primary physician, for like, 3 years and say Doc, my feet! god damn.

    Archive 2005-02-01

  • They caught my cervical cancer in the early stages and I was referred to an oncologist who worked with PP patients.

    ABC News: Top Stories

  • So while I was awaiting test results and being referred to an oncologist another scary word to me, I continued to run.

    Runners

  • This is very interesting post and timely in that my wife's lung cancer is being treated and our oncologist is a believer in QTwist Quality-Adjusted Time Without Symptoms of Disease or Toxicity of Treatment.

    Why Discussing "Outcomes" is Meaningless

  • No member of the panel, though, was an oncologist, which is another issue that a lot of people brought up.

    CNN Transcript Nov 19, 2009

  • "Our interest converged on p53 like no other molecule," recalls oncologist Richard Elledge of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

    The Cancer Killer

  • I always knew that the oncologist was a weak-kneed little girl with a self-serving streak.

    A wholehearted "Yes!"

  • She balks at the word oncologist, calling it a "word for other people, older people, unlucky people.

    Literary Mama: Literary Mama Home

  • But it's clearly been shown in ovarian cancer, for example, that the sooner you get to the GYN oncologist, that is who takes care of you, the more likely it is that you're going to be a long-term survivor.

    CNN Transcript - Special Event: Bush Holds Forum on Health Care in Orlando, Florida - September 12, 2000

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