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surgical oncologist

a doctor who specializes in using surgery to treat cancer. See also cancer care team.

References

... Hosoya Y, Lefor AT. Surgical Oncology: Laparoscopic Surgery. In: DeVita
VT, Lawrence TS, Rosenberg SA, eds. Cancer ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/surgery/surgery-ref

Cancer Glossary

... oncologist Search [on-kahl-uh-jist]. a doctor ... The oncology social worker
counsels and assists ... oncoplastic surgery Search. techniques that combine ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=o

Health Professionals Associated With Cancer Care

... A medical oncologist is different from a surgical oncologist, who mostly treats
cancer with surgery. ... oncologist (on-kahl-uh-jist): a doctor who ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/findingandpayingfortreatment/choosingyourtreatmentteam/health-professionals-associated-with-cancer-care

References: Stomach cancer detailed guide

... Chemoradiotherapy after surgery compared with surgery alone for ... NCCN
Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology: Gastric Cancer. ... Oncologist. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/stomachcancer/detailedguide/stomach-cancer-references

References: Endometrial cancer detailed guide

... is it the answer to the surgical staging dilemma ... A phase III trial of surgery with
or ... endometrial adenocarcinoma: a Gynecologic Oncology Group study ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/endometrialcancer/detailedguide/endometrial-uterine-cancer-references

Accelerated Breast Radiation: Cheaper, Faster, and Just As ...

... of the study and a surgical oncologist at Medical ... study and a radiation oncologist
at the ... Irradiation Following Breast Conserving Surgery in Women ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/accelerated-breast-radiation-cheaper-faster-and-just-as-effective

October 2005 - Page 2

... with ovarian cancer treated by a surgical oncologist as opposed ... with ovarian
cancer can receive their surgery from a gynecologic oncologist. ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/2005/10/default.aspx?page=2

Report to the Nation: Room for Improvement

... with ovarian cancer treated by a surgical oncologist as opposed ... with ovarian
cancer can receive their surgery from a gynecologic oncologist. ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2005/10/04/report-to-the-nation-room-for-improvement.aspx

How is melanoma skin cancer treated?

... A dermatologist: a doctor who treats diseases of the skin. A surgical oncologist
(or oncologic surgeon): a doctor who uses surgery to treat cancer. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/skincancer-melanoma/detailedguide/melanoma-skin-cancer-treating-general-info

Surgery for breast cancer

... to a radiation oncologist and/or a medical oncologist. ... 30% of women develop
symptoms of PMPS after surgery. ... felt in the shoulder or surgical scar. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-treating-surgery