A Part of the University of Maryland Medical Center

Connect with UMGCC
Facebook Twitter YouTube Blog iPhone
Email PageEmail page Print PagePrint page

Home >Information for Patients > Dictionary Index

Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Oncólogo y cirujano torácico

Thoracic surgical oncologist (thoh-RAH-sik SER-jih-kul on-KAH-loh-jist)
A surgeon who specializes in operating on tumors found inside the chest.

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