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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''.
Researchers identify unique bleeding syndrome linked to cirrhosis and portal hypertension

Researchers identify unique bleeding syndrome linked to cirrhosis and portal hypertension

Second cancers are far deadlier in younger people than older adults

Second cancers are far deadlier in younger people than older adults

Brown fat in humans: more than previously thought

Brown fat in humans: more than previously thought

How physicians can prevent opioid abuse while providing adequate pain relief

How physicians can prevent opioid abuse while providing adequate pain relief

NCCN Radiation Therapy Compendium adds nine new clinical practice guidelines in oncology

NCCN Radiation Therapy Compendium adds nine new clinical practice guidelines in oncology

Brain cancer patient treated with malaria drug shows dramatic improvement

Brain cancer patient treated with malaria drug shows dramatic improvement

IRCM researchers discover how immunotherapy works in some cancer patients

IRCM researchers discover how immunotherapy works in some cancer patients

Institute for Patient Access releases new policy paper on oncology value models for cancer care

Institute for Patient Access releases new policy paper on oncology value models for cancer care

MR Solutions introduces sealed animal handling beds for use in cleanroom environments

MR Solutions introduces sealed animal handling beds for use in cleanroom environments

Addressing unmet needs in prostate cancer

Addressing unmet needs in prostate cancer

Scalp cooling technology to fight cancer causing alopecia (hair loss) approved by the FDA

Scalp cooling technology to fight cancer causing alopecia (hair loss) approved by the FDA

FAU researchers discover key factor for early metastases in pancreatic cancer

FAU researchers discover key factor for early metastases in pancreatic cancer

Combined treatment regimen shows early promise in eliminating metastatic prostate cancer

Combined treatment regimen shows early promise in eliminating metastatic prostate cancer

ASTRO issues new clinical guideline for management of oropharyngeal cancer with radiation therapy

ASTRO issues new clinical guideline for management of oropharyngeal cancer with radiation therapy

Hypertension linked to better outcomes for subset of ovarian cancer patients

Hypertension linked to better outcomes for subset of ovarian cancer patients

3D-printed phantom of stenotic intracranial artery helps standardize vessel-wall MRI protocols

3D-printed phantom of stenotic intracranial artery helps standardize vessel-wall MRI protocols

Th17 cell durability offers promise for next-generation adoptive cancer immunotherapy trials

Th17 cell durability offers promise for next-generation adoptive cancer immunotherapy trials

Coronary angioplasty, 40 years on and millions of lives saved

Coronary angioplasty, 40 years on and millions of lives saved

Global inequalities in survival for childhood leukemia still persist in some countries, study finds

Global inequalities in survival for childhood leukemia still persist in some countries, study finds

New app offers support to clinicians on rehabilitation strategies for stroke patients

New app offers support to clinicians on rehabilitation strategies for stroke patients