oncologist oncologist  /ɑŋ ˈkɑ lə dʒɪst/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a specialist in oncology

Usage(s):

  1. I'm not an oncologist, but I haven't seen a case of lung cancer clearly related to dope smoking.
  2. Now a noted oncologist turned White House health adviser, Emanuel has spent much of his career battling the that's-what-we-do-here mentality of American medicine.

News

  1. Radiation Oncologist Dr. Lawrence Hochman First U.S. Physician to Receive Focused Practice Recognition in Brachytherapy

    Lawrence Hochman, D.O., board certified radiation oncologist and radiation services director for Florida Cancer Affiliates , an affiliate of The US Oncology Network, is the first U.S.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Houston oncologist charged with poisoning coffee of her lover, a fellow doctor

    HOUSTON - Prosecutors have charged a Houston oncologist with spiking her lover and coworker's coffee with a sweet-tasting chemical used in antifreeze and medical research, causing serious health problems including renal failure.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. Oncologist allegedly tried to poison lover

    HOUSTON, June 8 (UPI) -- An oncologist at a major Houston hospital has been charged with attacking a cancer specialist with whom she had been having an affair by poisoning his coffee.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: UPI

Quotes

  1. "And then also immediately, I had to go into ...... 'take-care-of-business-mode,' which was ...... I asked them, 'What do I do now? What - what is it that I do? I get a doctor, I get a surgeon, I get an oncologist? What do I do? They got everything...
    on Aug 18, 2008 By: Christina Applegate Source: DailyIndia.com

  2. Sir Bobby adds: "We set off to do a job on behalf of my oncologist Dr Ruth Plummer and I'm happy knowing we're doing something practical to help the experts beat this terrible disease - not just for the benefit of local people who are battling...
    on May 23, 2008 By: Sir Bobby Robson Source: FansOnLine.net

  3. "Heather had her fourth bout of chemotherapy on Tuesday. We met with the oncologist beforehand and he told us the results have been dramatic and everything is working in the right direction," explained Clarke. "It's taken a lot out of her but...
    on Feb 4, 2005 By: Darren Clarke Source: Malaysia Star

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