NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,899 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.

thoracic surgical oncologist
(thor-A-sik SER-jih-kul on-KAH-loh-jist)
A surgeon who specializes in operating on tumors found inside the chest.