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Oncologist

  • By: Justin Corfield
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

An oncologist is someone who works on cancer research or cancer treatment, coming from the word oncology which in turn derives from the Greek work onkos (oγκoς), meaning a mass or tumor, with –ology meaning a study of a particular topic.

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