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Oncology, meaning bulk, mass, or tumor, and the suffix ''-logy'', meaning "study of") is a branch of medicine that deals with tumors (cancer). A medical professional who practices oncology is an ''oncologist''.
Study identifies potential risks for mothers who are cancer survivors

Study identifies potential risks for mothers who are cancer survivors

New clinical approach offers hope for patients with aggressive brain cancer

New clinical approach offers hope for patients with aggressive brain cancer

FDA grants accelerated approval to new drug for treatment of rare form of skin cancer

FDA grants accelerated approval to new drug for treatment of rare form of skin cancer

Study compares arm measures to BMI for assessing nutritional status of leukemia survivors

Study compares arm measures to BMI for assessing nutritional status of leukemia survivors

Researchers identify odorant troenan that can inhibit colorectal cancer growth

Researchers identify odorant troenan that can inhibit colorectal cancer growth

Intratumoral vaccination prolongs survival in mouse model of early stage resected pancreatic cancer

Intratumoral vaccination prolongs survival in mouse model of early stage resected pancreatic cancer

New genetic biomarker for colon cancer may lead to development of personalized treatment

New genetic biomarker for colon cancer may lead to development of personalized treatment

Researchers examine potential for microRNAs to detect gastrointestinal cancer in blood, bodily fluids

Researchers examine potential for microRNAs to detect gastrointestinal cancer in blood, bodily fluids

AMP releases new guidelines for validation of NGS-based oncology panels

AMP releases new guidelines for validation of NGS-based oncology panels

Penn researcher receives $16.3 million NIAID grant to develop long-sought-after HIV vaccine

Penn researcher receives $16.3 million NIAID grant to develop long-sought-after HIV vaccine

UC researchers advocate ‘precision medicine’ approach to studying and treating Parkinson's disease

UC researchers advocate ‘precision medicine’ approach to studying and treating Parkinson's disease

Study evaluates screening and treatment for subclinical thyroid disease during pregnancy

Study evaluates screening and treatment for subclinical thyroid disease during pregnancy

MindMetre research note highlights exposure of oncology nurses to harmful effects of cytotoxic drugs

MindMetre research note highlights exposure of oncology nurses to harmful effects of cytotoxic drugs

Dana-Farber and Lifespan enter into strategic alliance to advance cancer treatment and research

Dana-Farber and Lifespan enter into strategic alliance to advance cancer treatment and research

Vanderbilt study compares side effects, outcomes of prostate cancer treatments with active surveillance

Vanderbilt study compares side effects, outcomes of prostate cancer treatments with active surveillance

New study correlates 80 cancer-related gene mutations with 34 AML subgroups

New study correlates 80 cancer-related gene mutations with 34 AML subgroups

Study finds little clinical benefit in placing nasogastric tube for treating upper GI bleeds

Study finds little clinical benefit in placing nasogastric tube for treating upper GI bleeds

Reirradiation using proton therapy offers new hope for patients with recurrent lung cancer

Reirradiation using proton therapy offers new hope for patients with recurrent lung cancer

Research shows SBRT as viable curative option for older lung cancer patients

Research shows SBRT as viable curative option for older lung cancer patients

Study reveals prevalence of racial disparities in treatment, outcomes of early stage NSCLC patients

Study reveals prevalence of racial disparities in treatment, outcomes of early stage NSCLC patients