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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''.
Hormone-resistant prostate, breast cancers added to clinical trial of experimental DNA therapy

Hormone-resistant prostate, breast cancers added to clinical trial of experimental DNA therapy

Analysis reveals positive association between high-sensitivity C-reactive protein and odds of breast cancer

Analysis reveals positive association between high-sensitivity C-reactive protein and odds of breast cancer

HPV16 ctDNA assay predicts treatment response in metastatic head and neck cancer

HPV16 ctDNA assay predicts treatment response in metastatic head and neck cancer

Research highlights the need to increase mental health, chemical dependency care at U.S. cancer centers

Research highlights the need to increase mental health, chemical dependency care at U.S. cancer centers

Study shows safety and efficacy of radio-wave therapy for liver cancer patients

Study shows safety and efficacy of radio-wave therapy for liver cancer patients

UT Southwestern discovers the Achilles’ heel in ovarian cancers and potential biomarkers

UT Southwestern discovers the Achilles’ heel in ovarian cancers and potential biomarkers

New insights into participation of underrepresented communities in Alzheimer’s clinical trials

New insights into participation of underrepresented communities in Alzheimer’s clinical trials

Drug combination could make curative surgery possible for some liver cancer patients

Drug combination could make curative surgery possible for some liver cancer patients

Vitamin D supplements are not effective for easing painful IBS symptoms, study reveals

Vitamin D supplements are not effective for easing painful IBS symptoms, study reveals

Covid renews interest in radiation, but docs caution against pilgrimages to radon-filled mines

Covid renews interest in radiation, but docs caution against pilgrimages to radon-filled mines

Mini-antibodies efficiently block SARS-CoV-2 virus

Mini-antibodies efficiently block SARS-CoV-2 virus

Study: All GA-binding proteins have the highest expression levels in secondary glioblastomas

Study: All GA-binding proteins have the highest expression levels in secondary glioblastomas

New insights on replication-stress sensitivity in breast cancer cells

New insights on replication-stress sensitivity in breast cancer cells

Oncotarget data reveals retinoic acid as fundamental regulator of cell cycle and differentiation

Oncotarget data reveals retinoic acid as fundamental regulator of cell cycle and differentiation

Gateway for Cancer Research funds EORTC 1634-BTG trial in post-pubertal brain tumor patients

Gateway for Cancer Research funds EORTC 1634-BTG trial in post-pubertal brain tumor patients

International collaboration aims to develop better therapy for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia

International collaboration aims to develop better therapy for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Analysis of DNA tags could advance the understanding and treatment of many cancers

Analysis of DNA tags could advance the understanding and treatment of many cancers

Genomic test may help identify prostate cancer patients at high risk of disease progression

Genomic test may help identify prostate cancer patients at high risk of disease progression

Experts present new research to improve care for head and neck cancers at AHNS 2021

Experts present new research to improve care for head and neck cancers at AHNS 2021

Researchers develop ovarian tumor microenvironment-chip to test novel ways to treat the disease

Researchers develop ovarian tumor microenvironment-chip to test novel ways to treat the disease