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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Internista

Internist (in-TER-nist)
A doctor who specializes in internal medicine. An internist works with adult patients to prevent, diagnose, and treat diseases without using surgery.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.