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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''.
Study reveals key mechanism of how cancer metastasis happens

Study reveals key mechanism of how cancer metastasis happens

$500 cancer detection blood tests may soon become reality

$500 cancer detection blood tests may soon become reality

New biomaterials-based system improves T-cell production

New biomaterials-based system improves T-cell production

Pretreatment improves outcomes in high-risk stage 3 melanoma, study shows

Pretreatment improves outcomes in high-risk stage 3 melanoma, study shows

Findings reveal conventional cancer therapy as double-edged sword

Findings reveal conventional cancer therapy as double-edged sword

The Salk Institute and Indivumed collaborate for cutting-edge cancer research

The Salk Institute and Indivumed collaborate for cutting-edge cancer research

FDA grants approval for first drug to treat inherited breast cancer

FDA grants approval for first drug to treat inherited breast cancer

Researchers use immune-mimicking biomaterial scaffolds to fast track T cell therapies

Researchers use immune-mimicking biomaterial scaffolds to fast track T cell therapies

U.S. FDA approves first drug for patients with germline BRCA-mutated metastatic breast cancer

U.S. FDA approves first drug for patients with germline BRCA-mutated metastatic breast cancer

RAS dimers essential for causing cancer, study shows

RAS dimers essential for causing cancer, study shows

BRCA gene mutation does not raise the risk of death

BRCA gene mutation does not raise the risk of death

Clinical study investigates lifestyle biomarkers in prostate cancer survivors

Clinical study investigates lifestyle biomarkers in prostate cancer survivors

Patients with desmoplastic melanoma respond well to immunotherapy

Patients with desmoplastic melanoma respond well to immunotherapy

Research contributes to better understanding of cancer cell regulation

Research contributes to better understanding of cancer cell regulation

Chemoradiation improves overall survival in elderly stage III NSCLC patients

Chemoradiation improves overall survival in elderly stage III NSCLC patients

Biomarkers may help predict prognosis of gastric cancer patients with alcohol consumption habits

Biomarkers may help predict prognosis of gastric cancer patients with alcohol consumption habits

New report shows little improvement in survival among young adults with cancer

New report shows little improvement in survival among young adults with cancer

New discovery could help treat breast cancer through precision medicine

New discovery could help treat breast cancer through precision medicine

UC scientists identify protein that acts as mediator of HER2-driven breast cancer

UC scientists identify protein that acts as mediator of HER2-driven breast cancer

New drugs and screening techniques reduce breast cancer mortality rates, research shows

New drugs and screening techniques reduce breast cancer mortality rates, research shows