Tumor board review

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Tumor board review is a treatment planning approach in which a number of doctors who are experts in different medical specialties 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 a multidisciplinary opinion.

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the U.S. National Cancer Institute document "Dictionary of Cancer Terms".

additional references: 1) Cancer.Net ASCO Expert Corner: The Role of a Tumor Board in Cancer Treatment, Anthony F. Provenzano MD