Definitions for "Medical oncologist"
A physician who uses chemotherapy to treat cancer. Medical oncologists, like radiation oncologists and surgical oncologists, receive intensive training and serve long residency periods to become experts in their specialty.
A doctor who specialises in treating cancer with chemotherapy.
(on-KOL-o-jist): A doctor who specializes in treating cancer. Some oncologists specialize in a particular type of cancer treatment. For example, a radiation oncologist specializes in treating cancer with radiation.
an internist who has completed a fellowship (specialty training in oncology) of two or three years after completing a three-year residency in internal medicine