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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''.
Field of mathematics reveals a potential gene that causes acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Field of mathematics reveals a potential gene that causes acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Targeted therapy may be of great benefit in early stage breast cancer

Targeted therapy may be of great benefit in early stage breast cancer

Yale scientists uncover common mechanism that promotes autoimmune diseases and blood cancers

Yale scientists uncover common mechanism that promotes autoimmune diseases and blood cancers

Study uncovers role for STING in regulating tumor response to DNA-damaging treatments

Study uncovers role for STING in regulating tumor response to DNA-damaging treatments

Building world’s first prototype to track moving tumors with real-time MRI during proton therapy

Building world’s first prototype to track moving tumors with real-time MRI during proton therapy

Study sheds new light on the ability of pancreatic cancer cells to metastasize

Study sheds new light on the ability of pancreatic cancer cells to metastasize

Mirati to contribute $4 million grant to support SU2C research on KRAS mutant cancers

Mirati to contribute $4 million grant to support SU2C research on KRAS mutant cancers

USP7 inhibitors could increase the anticancer effects of CDK1 compounds in cancer patients

USP7 inhibitors could increase the anticancer effects of CDK1 compounds in cancer patients

Novel PET tracer is safe and can clearly identify early stages of rheumatoid arthritis

Novel PET tracer is safe and can clearly identify early stages of rheumatoid arthritis

FDA approves immunotherapy for first-line treatment of advanced gastric cancer

FDA approves immunotherapy for first-line treatment of advanced gastric cancer

Survival data for immunotherapies should be re-analyzed for potential misinterpretation, indicates study

Survival data for immunotherapies should be re-analyzed for potential misinterpretation, indicates study

New machine learning method for designing more effective antibody drugs

New machine learning method for designing more effective antibody drugs

New recipients for the 2021 NCCN Foundation Young Investigator Awards announced

New recipients for the 2021 NCCN Foundation Young Investigator Awards announced

Modified immune cells may prove a game-changer for patients with late-stage cancers

Modified immune cells may prove a game-changer for patients with late-stage cancers

New analysis examines impact of breast cancer on African American survivors' marital relationships

New analysis examines impact of breast cancer on African American survivors' marital relationships

New genetic markers may lead to personalized treatments for lung cancer

New genetic markers may lead to personalized treatments for lung cancer

Experts to discuss advanced cancer cell and gene therapies at Summit 2021

Experts to discuss advanced cancer cell and gene therapies at Summit 2021

Biology of single-celled organisms reveals potential treatment target for COPD

Biology of single-celled organisms reveals potential treatment target for COPD

Brachytherapy may proceed safely in cervical cancer patients following uterine perforation

Brachytherapy may proceed safely in cervical cancer patients following uterine perforation

Baseline brain imaging should be considered in most metastatic kidney cancer patients, study suggests

Baseline brain imaging should be considered in most metastatic kidney cancer patients, study suggests