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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''.
Treatment with imatinib results in lower mortality rates for patients with severe COVID-19

Treatment with imatinib results in lower mortality rates for patients with severe COVID-19

New, minimally invasive biomarker-based strategy 90% successful in detecting esophageal cancer

New, minimally invasive biomarker-based strategy 90% successful in detecting esophageal cancer

Researchers show the feasibility of a comprehensive sequencing approach in pediatric and young adult cancers

Researchers show the feasibility of a comprehensive sequencing approach in pediatric and young adult cancers

First patient dosed in Phase 1 clinical trial evaluating the safety of CF33-hNIS against solid tumors

First patient dosed in Phase 1 clinical trial evaluating the safety of CF33-hNIS against solid tumors

The efficacy of CoronaVac against SARS-CoV-2 in cancer patients

The efficacy of CoronaVac against SARS-CoV-2 in cancer patients

Report: Africa could have half of the world’s childhood cancer cases by 2050

Report: Africa could have half of the world’s childhood cancer cases by 2050

Small cell lung cancer subtypes respond differently to chemotherapeutics and targeted drugs

Small cell lung cancer subtypes respond differently to chemotherapeutics and targeted drugs

Robotic surgery reduces readmissions, benefits patients' overall recovery

Robotic surgery reduces readmissions, benefits patients' overall recovery

Immunotherapy after bladder cancer surgery helps reduce cancer recurrence

Immunotherapy after bladder cancer surgery helps reduce cancer recurrence

Adolescent and young adult leukemia survivors have reduced long-term survival compared to peers without cancer

Adolescent and young adult leukemia survivors have reduced long-term survival compared to peers without cancer

Penn study finds low uptake of first mutation-targeted bladder cancer drug

Penn study finds low uptake of first mutation-targeted bladder cancer drug

New MRI nanotechnology designed to precisely image aggressive brain tumors

New MRI nanotechnology designed to precisely image aggressive brain tumors

Researchers Identify Potential Target for Rhabdomyosarcoma Recurrence Prevention

Researchers Identify Potential Target for Rhabdomyosarcoma Recurrence Prevention

New online resource helps healthcare professionals to address alcohol-related problems

New online resource helps healthcare professionals to address alcohol-related problems

Study shows effectiveness of point-of-care smoking cessation program for cancer patients

Study shows effectiveness of point-of-care smoking cessation program for cancer patients

Study shows efficacy of COVID-19 vaccine in people receiving cancer treatment

Study shows efficacy of COVID-19 vaccine in people receiving cancer treatment

Prostate cancer patients benefit from precision oncology

Prostate cancer patients benefit from precision oncology

New classification by ESMO to guide research on treatment de-escalation in oncology

New classification by ESMO to guide research on treatment de-escalation in oncology

Tumors release lactate to force neighboring cells into supporting cancer growth

Tumors release lactate to force neighboring cells into supporting cancer growth

Research offers insight into patients' views of AI in healthcare

Research offers insight into patients' views of AI in healthcare