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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''.
Johns Hopkins scientists find new compound that may prevent reperfusion injury

Johns Hopkins scientists find new compound that may prevent reperfusion injury

Why melanoma tumors in the brain may be worse?

Why melanoma tumors in the brain may be worse?

New AI can identify, predict development of different combinations of cancer symptoms

New AI can identify, predict development of different combinations of cancer symptoms

Growing number of cancer survivors, fewer providers point to challenge in meeting care needs

Growing number of cancer survivors, fewer providers point to challenge in meeting care needs

Clinical trial researchers can initiate advance care planning discussions to help cancer patients

Clinical trial researchers can initiate advance care planning discussions to help cancer patients

Rapid expansion of interventions could prevent up to 13 million cases of cervical cancer within 50 years

Rapid expansion of interventions could prevent up to 13 million cases of cervical cancer within 50 years

First molecular test predicts treatment response for kidney cancer

First molecular test predicts treatment response for kidney cancer

Female adolescent blood donors more likely to have iron deficiency and related anemia

Female adolescent blood donors more likely to have iron deficiency and related anemia

Early marker of cardiac damage triggered by cancer treatment identified

Early marker of cardiac damage triggered by cancer treatment identified

Harnessing the evolutionary games played by cancer cells to advance therapies

Harnessing the evolutionary games played by cancer cells to advance therapies

Researchers report progress in the treatment of aggressive brain tumors

Researchers report progress in the treatment of aggressive brain tumors

Study: COPD patients need more support when understanding new chest symptoms

Study: COPD patients need more support when understanding new chest symptoms

Combination of PARP inhibitor and immunotherapy results in tumor regression in SCLC mouse models

Combination of PARP inhibitor and immunotherapy results in tumor regression in SCLC mouse models

Drug combinations could become first-line treatment for metastatic kidney cancer

Drug combinations could become first-line treatment for metastatic kidney cancer

H-RT should be the standard of care for men with low risk prostate cancer, study shows

H-RT should be the standard of care for men with low risk prostate cancer, study shows

MUSC researchers discover new mechanism for a class of anti-cancer drugs

MUSC researchers discover new mechanism for a class of anti-cancer drugs

Castration-resistant metastatic prostate cancer responds to combination of immune checkpoint inhibitors

Castration-resistant metastatic prostate cancer responds to combination of immune checkpoint inhibitors

Immune checkpoint molecule protects against future development of cancer

Immune checkpoint molecule protects against future development of cancer

Suspicious spots on the lungs of children with rhabdomyosarcoma do not behave like metastases

Suspicious spots on the lungs of children with rhabdomyosarcoma do not behave like metastases

Moffitt researchers shed light on how CAR T cells function mechanistically

Moffitt researchers shed light on how CAR T cells function mechanistically