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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Fisioterapeuta respiratorio

Respiratory therapist (RES-pih-ruh-TOR-ee THAYR-uh-pist)
A health professional trained to evaluate and treat people who have breathing problems or other lung disorders.



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