NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,198 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- primary care doctor
- listen (PRY-mayr-ee kayr DOK-ter)
- A doctor who manages a person's health care over time. A primary care doctor is able to give a wide range of care, including prevention and treatment, can discuss cancer treatment choices, and can refer a patient to a specialist.