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tumor board review (TOO-mer bord reh-VYOO)

A treatment planning approach in which a number of doctors who are experts in different
specialties (disciplines) review and discuss the medical condition and treatment options of a
patient. In cancer treatment, a tumor board review may include that of a medical oncologist (who
provides cancer treatment with drugs), a surgical oncologist (who provides cancer treatment with
surgery), and a radiation oncologist (who provides cancer treatment with radiation). Also called
multidisciplinary opinion.

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