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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''.
Targeted radiotherapy found to be a good option for women with early breast cancer

Targeted radiotherapy found to be a good option for women with early breast cancer

Philips showcases dedicated radiation oncology solutions at ESTRO 2018

Philips showcases dedicated radiation oncology solutions at ESTRO 2018

RaySearch, Heidelberg University Hospital to pioneer RayCare oncology information system

RaySearch, Heidelberg University Hospital to pioneer RayCare oncology information system

Slight changes in patient's position during radiotherapy may impact survival chances

Slight changes in patient's position during radiotherapy may impact survival chances

Shorter courses of radiotherapy found to be safe, effective for prostate cancer patients

Shorter courses of radiotherapy found to be safe, effective for prostate cancer patients

Novel gold nanoparticle technology could guide cancer treatment in real-time

Novel gold nanoparticle technology could guide cancer treatment in real-time

UT Southwestern researchers identify 170 potential therapeutic targets for lung cancer

UT Southwestern researchers identify 170 potential therapeutic targets for lung cancer

Triple-negative breast cancer found to be chemoresistant prior to treatment

Triple-negative breast cancer found to be chemoresistant prior to treatment

Researchers develop highly specific apoptosis assay for pharmacodynamic analyses of tumor specimens

Researchers develop highly specific apoptosis assay for pharmacodynamic analyses of tumor specimens

New IntelliCyt Cy-Clone PLUS streamlines clone ranking and selection for cell line development

New IntelliCyt Cy-Clone PLUS streamlines clone ranking and selection for cell line development

IntelliCyt announces acquisition by Sartorius

IntelliCyt announces acquisition by Sartorius

Experts propose new solutions to increase benefit, affordability of targeted cancer medicines

Experts propose new solutions to increase benefit, affordability of targeted cancer medicines

Novel method enables fast and noninvasive assessment of tumor status

Novel method enables fast and noninvasive assessment of tumor status

Researchers identify link between physical inactivity and increased risk of dying from cancer

Researchers identify link between physical inactivity and increased risk of dying from cancer

Researchers evaluate accuracy of simple blood test to predict lung cancer

Researchers evaluate accuracy of simple blood test to predict lung cancer

New study maps links between 625 genes and different chemotherapy treatments

New study maps links between 625 genes and different chemotherapy treatments

Roswell Park researchers identify driver of cancer-promoting metabolic changes

Roswell Park researchers identify driver of cancer-promoting metabolic changes

Students develop one-size-fits-all, inexpensive embolization tool

Students develop one-size-fits-all, inexpensive embolization tool

Study reports promising novel approach to treat therapy resistant pediatric brain tumors

Study reports promising novel approach to treat therapy resistant pediatric brain tumors

Mouse study shows how tungsten accumulates in the bones

Mouse study shows how tungsten accumulates in the bones