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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''.
Antiperspirants can be safely used during breast radiotherapy, study suggests

Antiperspirants can be safely used during breast radiotherapy, study suggests

Diagnosing prostate cancer through a £225 urine test

Diagnosing prostate cancer through a £225 urine test

Researchers devise strategy to target Achilles heel of nervous system cancers

Researchers devise strategy to target Achilles heel of nervous system cancers

Advanced lung cancer patients get survival benefit with use of concurrent chemotherapy, proton therapy

Advanced lung cancer patients get survival benefit with use of concurrent chemotherapy, proton therapy

Study: Response to combination immunotherapy in melanoma depends on proportion of immune cells

Study: Response to combination immunotherapy in melanoma depends on proportion of immune cells

Engineered macrophages invade and engulf tumor cells in mouse models

Engineered macrophages invade and engulf tumor cells in mouse models

Study shows how cancer cells force normal cells to act like viruses to enable tumor growth

Study shows how cancer cells force normal cells to act like viruses to enable tumor growth

Researchers discover reason for chemoresistance in small cell lung cancer

Researchers discover reason for chemoresistance in small cell lung cancer

FDA approves first extended adjuvant therapy to lower risk of breast cancer recurrence

FDA approves first extended adjuvant therapy to lower risk of breast cancer recurrence

Study: Breast cancer patients receiving neoadjuvant radiation have lower risk of second primary tumor

Study: Breast cancer patients receiving neoadjuvant radiation have lower risk of second primary tumor

Scientists develop portable device for detecting circulating tumor cells

Scientists develop portable device for detecting circulating tumor cells

MGH researchers identify novel mechanism behind resistance to angiogenesis inhibitors

MGH researchers identify novel mechanism behind resistance to angiogenesis inhibitors

Feinstein Institute professor finds protein as potential cause for lupus

Feinstein Institute professor finds protein as potential cause for lupus

Beaumont Health's new Proton Therapy Center starts treating cancer patients

Beaumont Health's new Proton Therapy Center starts treating cancer patients

Ground-breaking new breast cancer drugs have manageable toxicity profile for most patients

Ground-breaking new breast cancer drugs have manageable toxicity profile for most patients

ASTRO releases updated insurance coverage recommendations for proton beam therapy to treat cancer

ASTRO releases updated insurance coverage recommendations for proton beam therapy to treat cancer

Pharma, biotech and healthcare industries gender gap

Pharma, biotech and healthcare industries gender gap

Study assesses success and efficacy of ovarian tissue freezing

Study assesses success and efficacy of ovarian tissue freezing

Cord-blood-derived natural killer cells can be modified to destroy B-cell cancers

Cord-blood-derived natural killer cells can be modified to destroy B-cell cancers

Bone metastasis-targeting drug shows potential as new therapeutic strategy for osteosarcoma

Bone metastasis-targeting drug shows potential as new therapeutic strategy for osteosarcoma