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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 partnership to advance novel airway-delivered gene therapy for treating pulmonary hypertension

New partnership to advance novel airway-delivered gene therapy for treating pulmonary hypertension

ERYTECH partners with Queen’s University to advance its product candidate for treating arginase-1 deficiency

ERYTECH partners with Queen’s University to advance its product candidate for treating arginase-1 deficiency

Study shows potential of whole genome sequencing and AI to help clinicians scale precision oncology

Study shows potential of whole genome sequencing and AI to help clinicians scale precision oncology

Study uncovers new genetic variants for lung cancer risk

Study uncovers new genetic variants for lung cancer risk

Clinical management of patients with Cancer of Unknown Primary using new epigenetic test

Clinical management of patients with Cancer of Unknown Primary using new epigenetic test

New treatment receives FDA approval to reduce complications of sickle cell disease

New treatment receives FDA approval to reduce complications of sickle cell disease

Scientists develop simple test for early, accurate warning of returning bladder cancer

Scientists develop simple test for early, accurate warning of returning bladder cancer

Narrow network insurance plans threaten patient access to treatment choices

Narrow network insurance plans threaten patient access to treatment choices

Some terminal cancer patients show unwillingness to face poor prognosis, study finds

Some terminal cancer patients show unwillingness to face poor prognosis, study finds

New single probe method provides PCR-free detection of microRNA linked to liver toxicity

New single probe method provides PCR-free detection of microRNA linked to liver toxicity

Combination therapy may lead to new standard of care for kidney cancer patients

Combination therapy may lead to new standard of care for kidney cancer patients

Study estimates number of cancer deaths in China attributable to potentially modifiable risk factors

Study estimates number of cancer deaths in China attributable to potentially modifiable risk factors

Mayo Clinic study: Patients with Parkinson's have higher risk of melanoma and vice versa

Mayo Clinic study: Patients with Parkinson's have higher risk of melanoma and vice versa

First systematic genomic analysis of patients with T-ALL may aid development of new therapies

First systematic genomic analysis of patients with T-ALL may aid development of new therapies

New technique to study genetic changes could enhance cancer diagnosis

New technique to study genetic changes could enhance cancer diagnosis

High fat diet during pregnancy increases breast cancer susceptibility in female progeny, mice study finds

High fat diet during pregnancy increases breast cancer susceptibility in female progeny, mice study finds

Early radiosurgery could make big difference to lives of patients with trigeminal neuralgia

Early radiosurgery could make big difference to lives of patients with trigeminal neuralgia

Study reveals radiation therapy advantage for patients with right-sided colorectal tumors

Study reveals radiation therapy advantage for patients with right-sided colorectal tumors

Perceived side effects to Tamoxifen making many quit breast cancer drug

Perceived side effects to Tamoxifen making many quit breast cancer drug

FDA authorizes marketing of test to aid in diagnoses of serious cancers

FDA authorizes marketing of test to aid in diagnoses of serious cancers