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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Radiólogo

Radiologist (RAY-dee-AH-loh-jist)
A doctor who specializes in creating and interpreting pictures of areas inside the body. The pictures are produced with x-rays, sound waves, or other types of energy.

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