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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''.
Determining Microsatellite Instability Status Using Multiplex PCR-Based Methods

Determining Microsatellite Instability Status Using Multiplex PCR-Based Methods

First glioblastoma patient treated with genetically modified poliovirus at UH

First glioblastoma patient treated with genetically modified poliovirus at UH

Researchers grow venom-producing snake organoids in the lab

Researchers grow venom-producing snake organoids in the lab

A two-drug combo that halts growth of cancer cells discovered

A two-drug combo that halts growth of cancer cells discovered

A menu of treatments for glioblastoma

A menu of treatments for glioblastoma

GW expands clinical trial of neoadjuvant immunotherapy for high-risk cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma

GW expands clinical trial of neoadjuvant immunotherapy for high-risk cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma

LloydsPharmacy launches pilot program to help and support mental health patients

LloydsPharmacy launches pilot program to help and support mental health patients

Study sheds light on consequences of widespread practice of ringing the cancer bell

Study sheds light on consequences of widespread practice of ringing the cancer bell

Pilot study highlights the effect of chemotherapy on male fertility

Pilot study highlights the effect of chemotherapy on male fertility

Research paves the way to improved treatment for complex blood disorders

Research paves the way to improved treatment for complex blood disorders

MIT spin-out partners with Cambridge Consultants to co-develop the first Flowfect system

MIT spin-out partners with Cambridge Consultants to co-develop the first Flowfect system

Patient-specific tumor organoids may one day be used to personalize cancer treatment

Patient-specific tumor organoids may one day be used to personalize cancer treatment

Turbine appoints new SAB members to guide its simulation-first drug discovery mission

Turbine appoints new SAB members to guide its simulation-first drug discovery mission

Novel drug inhibits liver damage, obesity and glucose intolerance in mice fed with high-fat diet

Novel drug inhibits liver damage, obesity and glucose intolerance in mice fed with high-fat diet

Study uncovers anticancer potential of many non-oncology drugs

Study uncovers anticancer potential of many non-oncology drugs

Patient enrollment in potentially life-extending clinical trials is low

Patient enrollment in potentially life-extending clinical trials is low

Why advanced bladder cancer still remains as deadly as it was 30 years ago?

Why advanced bladder cancer still remains as deadly as it was 30 years ago?

Virtual reality during chemotherapy could help improve breast cancer patients' quality of life

Virtual reality during chemotherapy could help improve breast cancer patients' quality of life

First randomized clinical trial compares targeted therapies for acute lymphoblastic leukemia

First randomized clinical trial compares targeted therapies for acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Improved microfluidic brain chip can assess the effectiveness of cancer drugs in record time

Improved microfluidic brain chip can assess the effectiveness of cancer drugs in record time