NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,780 terms related to cancer and medicine.

Browse the dictionary by selecting a letter of the alphabet or by entering a cancer-related word or phrase in the search box.

pediatric surgeon
(pee-dee-A-trik SER-jun)
A surgeon who specializes in the treatment of children. A surgeon removes or repairs a part of the body by operating on the patient.