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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''.
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

Scientists identify unusual mutations in endometriosis using gene sequencing tools

Scientists identify unusual mutations in endometriosis using gene sequencing tools

UT Health scientists discover epigenetic changes that contribute to AML

UT Health scientists discover epigenetic changes that contribute to AML

UC researchers find stem cell vaccine to enhance immune responses against tumors in animal models

UC researchers find stem cell vaccine to enhance immune responses against tumors in animal models

Research illuminates how primary colorectal tumors contribute to premetastatic 'niche' formation

Research illuminates how primary colorectal tumors contribute to premetastatic 'niche' formation

Stereotactic partial breast radiation decreases treatment time from six weeks to just days

Stereotactic partial breast radiation decreases treatment time from six weeks to just days

Elekta Unity (MR/RT) featured in 20 abstracts at ESTRO

Elekta Unity (MR/RT) featured in 20 abstracts at ESTRO

Elekta Unity introduced transformative magnetic resonance radiation therapy at ESTRO

Elekta Unity introduced transformative magnetic resonance radiation therapy at ESTRO

Elekta demonstrate high definition dynamic radiosurgery with Versa HD and Monaco at ESTRO

Elekta demonstrate high definition dynamic radiosurgery with Versa HD and Monaco at ESTRO

BGRF scientists help develop AI to expedite drug development for age-related conditions

BGRF scientists help develop AI to expedite drug development for age-related conditions

Study reveals role of good-guy protein in initiating and maintaining cancer

Study reveals role of good-guy protein in initiating and maintaining cancer

Machine learning could help reduce false positives from mammography screening

Machine learning could help reduce false positives from mammography screening