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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''.
HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer risk remains generally low, study suggests

HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer risk remains generally low, study suggests

New CAR-T cell therapy offers effective option for certain blood cancer patients

New CAR-T cell therapy offers effective option for certain blood cancer patients

New research provides insights into role of key cancer gene

New research provides insights into role of key cancer gene

Physical, psycho-social interventions in advanced lung cancer patients improve functional capacity

Physical, psycho-social interventions in advanced lung cancer patients improve functional capacity

Study finds underlying causes of racial, ethnic disparities in cancer survival

Study finds underlying causes of racial, ethnic disparities in cancer survival

Scientists receive critical funding to study treatments for three deadly cancers

Scientists receive critical funding to study treatments for three deadly cancers

Study could pave way for more effective cancer therapies

Study could pave way for more effective cancer therapies

Most ovarian cancers start in the fallopian tubes, study finds

Most ovarian cancers start in the fallopian tubes, study finds

Cascade of costs could push new gene therapy above $1 million per patient

Cascade of costs could push new gene therapy above $1 million per patient

CHOP researchers discover key differences among gene fusions in childhood brain tumors

CHOP researchers discover key differences among gene fusions in childhood brain tumors

Scientists develop revolutionary blood screening test to diagnose breast cancer

Scientists develop revolutionary blood screening test to diagnose breast cancer

Factors associated with disparities in breast cancer survival studied

Factors associated with disparities in breast cancer survival studied

Wake Forest Baptist scientists win grant to develop more effective treatments for brain cancer

Wake Forest Baptist scientists win grant to develop more effective treatments for brain cancer

CHLA and Keck Medicine of USC develop new liquid biopsy for tumor of the retina

CHLA and Keck Medicine of USC develop new liquid biopsy for tumor of the retina

Researchers to investigate cellular changes leading to development of glioblastoma

Researchers to investigate cellular changes leading to development of glioblastoma

Research aims to raise awareness of higher rate of testicular cancer in patients with DS

Research aims to raise awareness of higher rate of testicular cancer in patients with DS

New study describes unique role of androgens in kidney cancer

New study describes unique role of androgens in kidney cancer

Globus to build new protected cancer research networks for enhancing data security

Globus to build new protected cancer research networks for enhancing data security

MD Anderson researchers chosen for national effort to expand reach of cancer immunotherapy

MD Anderson researchers chosen for national effort to expand reach of cancer immunotherapy

Surrogate liquid biopsy can provide genetic information about retinoblastoma tumors

Surrogate liquid biopsy can provide genetic information about retinoblastoma tumors