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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''.
Phasefocus to launch new cell imaging system with smart incubation technology

Phasefocus to launch new cell imaging system with smart incubation technology

Improving the quality of digital pathology imaging

Improving the quality of digital pathology imaging

Scientists get closer to injecting artificial lymph nodes into people to fight disease

Scientists get closer to injecting artificial lymph nodes into people to fight disease

Study: Measles outbreaks may become more frequent if vaccination rates continue to decline

Study: Measles outbreaks may become more frequent if vaccination rates continue to decline

Triple negative breast cancer develop resistance to chemotherapy by turning on molecular pathway

Triple negative breast cancer develop resistance to chemotherapy by turning on molecular pathway

Gut bacteria and pregnancy

Gut bacteria and pregnancy

Research sheds light on how leukemia cells become resistant to drugs

Research sheds light on how leukemia cells become resistant to drugs

Three studies show how tumors hijack the immune system to develop radiotherapy resistance

Three studies show how tumors hijack the immune system to develop radiotherapy resistance

Innate immune sensor responding to gut microbes can suppress liver cancer

Innate immune sensor responding to gut microbes can suppress liver cancer

Magic mouthwash effectively reduces mouth sore pain caused by radiation therapy

Magic mouthwash effectively reduces mouth sore pain caused by radiation therapy

Researchers complete large analysis of new gene fusion responsible for development of cancers

Researchers complete large analysis of new gene fusion responsible for development of cancers

Duration of thrombectomies proves crucial in success of the procedure

Duration of thrombectomies proves crucial in success of the procedure

Restoring function of 'misregulated' cancer-fighting genes

Restoring function of 'misregulated' cancer-fighting genes

FDA approves new treatment for adults with metastatic bladder cancer

FDA approves new treatment for adults with metastatic bladder cancer

Johns Hopkins scientists design new cell model of aging-associated colon cancer risk

Johns Hopkins scientists design new cell model of aging-associated colon cancer risk

Study finds wide variations in Medicaid reimbursements for radiation therapies

Study finds wide variations in Medicaid reimbursements for radiation therapies

Combined inhibition of EGFR and c-RAF kinase shows regression of most aggressive pancreatic cancer

Combined inhibition of EGFR and c-RAF kinase shows regression of most aggressive pancreatic cancer

One-third of people with cancer use complementary and alternative medicines

One-third of people with cancer use complementary and alternative medicines

USC researchers report breakthrough to prevent osteonecrosis of the jaw

USC researchers report breakthrough to prevent osteonecrosis of the jaw

New liquid biopsy technique used to assess melanoma progression

New liquid biopsy technique used to assess melanoma progression