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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''.
New book provides latest information on palliative care organization and delivery

New book provides latest information on palliative care organization and delivery

New study offers insight into how to improve chemotherapy strategies for ovarian cancer

New study offers insight into how to improve chemotherapy strategies for ovarian cancer

Study points to new pharmacologic approach to target chemo-resistant lung cancer

Study points to new pharmacologic approach to target chemo-resistant lung cancer

FDA grants accelerated approval to cancer treatment based on common biomarker

FDA grants accelerated approval to cancer treatment based on common biomarker

Researchers identify small RNA molecule that promotes deadly forms of breast cancer

Researchers identify small RNA molecule that promotes deadly forms of breast cancer

Cancer drug may help treat food allergies

Cancer drug may help treat food allergies

Light cigarettes have likely contributed to rise of lung adenocarcinoma, study shows

Light cigarettes have likely contributed to rise of lung adenocarcinoma, study shows

Dry blood samples could save resources, benefit early diagnostics and treatment

Dry blood samples could save resources, benefit early diagnostics and treatment

Rush clinical trial offers new immunotherapy combination to patients fighting kidney cancer

Rush clinical trial offers new immunotherapy combination to patients fighting kidney cancer

Paxman to showcase FDA approved scalp cooler for chemotherapy induced alopecia at ASCO

Paxman to showcase FDA approved scalp cooler for chemotherapy induced alopecia at ASCO

New finding could lead to more effective treatment decisions for younger colorectal cancer patients

New finding could lead to more effective treatment decisions for younger colorectal cancer patients

Targeted therapy appears to be more effective in preventing lung cancer recurrence

Targeted therapy appears to be more effective in preventing lung cancer recurrence

Researchers explore new treatment combination for pediatric patients with Hodgkin lymphoma

Researchers explore new treatment combination for pediatric patients with Hodgkin lymphoma

Tumor mutation load in patient's biopsy varies by age and type of cancer

Tumor mutation load in patient's biopsy varies by age and type of cancer

Researchers identify DNA repair deficiency in many types of solid tumors

Researchers identify DNA repair deficiency in many types of solid tumors

Regular exercise and good diet could reduce risk of disease recurrence, death in colon cancer patients

Regular exercise and good diet could reduce risk of disease recurrence, death in colon cancer patients

Study finds no clear benefit of stem-cell transplant for double-hit lymphoma patients in remission

Study finds no clear benefit of stem-cell transplant for double-hit lymphoma patients in remission

Study prompts further assessment of tomato extracts’ use in gastric cancer prevention

Study prompts further assessment of tomato extracts’ use in gastric cancer prevention

New spherical nucleic acid drug crosses blood-brain barrier to target brain tumors in animals

New spherical nucleic acid drug crosses blood-brain barrier to target brain tumors in animals

Phase 1 trial shows safety and tolerability of oncolytic HSV-1 for children, young adults with cancer

Phase 1 trial shows safety and tolerability of oncolytic HSV-1 for children, young adults with cancer