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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''.
New international research project identifies subtypes of ocular melanoma

New international research project identifies subtypes of ocular melanoma

Study reveals link between vitamin B supplementation and lung cancer

Study reveals link between vitamin B supplementation and lung cancer

‘Breakthrough’ leukemia drug also portends ‘quantum leap’ in cost

‘Breakthrough’ leukemia drug also portends ‘quantum leap’ in cost

Quanterix announces launch of new SR-Plex benchtop instrument for high sensitivity biomarker analysis

Quanterix announces launch of new SR-Plex benchtop instrument for high sensitivity biomarker analysis

New blood test can predict drug resistance in patients with advanced prostate cancer

New blood test can predict drug resistance in patients with advanced prostate cancer

Childhood cancer survivors experience financial burden due to high out-of-pocket health care costs

Childhood cancer survivors experience financial burden due to high out-of-pocket health care costs

MUSC researchers show how non-coding RNA promotes tumor formation

MUSC researchers show how non-coding RNA promotes tumor formation

Researchers discover potential way to trigger regeneration, repair of damaged heart cells

Researchers discover potential way to trigger regeneration, repair of damaged heart cells

Many young cancer patients do not receive oncofertilty related services, new analysis finds

Many young cancer patients do not receive oncofertilty related services, new analysis finds

Study: More than 80% of women at risk for breast, ovarian cancer have not taken simple genetic test

Study: More than 80% of women at risk for breast, ovarian cancer have not taken simple genetic test

Combination treatment effectively vaccinates mice against cancer

Combination treatment effectively vaccinates mice against cancer

ASTRO commends NRC's final rule that defines medical events for permanent implant brachytherapy

ASTRO commends NRC's final rule that defines medical events for permanent implant brachytherapy

Research identifies new gene fusions and mutations linked to GIST tumors

Research identifies new gene fusions and mutations linked to GIST tumors

FDA approves Besponsa – Pfizer’s new drug for rare form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia

FDA approves Besponsa – Pfizer’s new drug for rare form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia

FDA approval provides new, targeted treatment option for adults with relapsed or refractory B-cell ALL

FDA approval provides new, targeted treatment option for adults with relapsed or refractory B-cell ALL

Women’s decision-making habits combined with values impact choice of breast cancer treatment

Women’s decision-making habits combined with values impact choice of breast cancer treatment

Novel blood test identifies tumor-derived DNA in early-stage cancer patients

Novel blood test identifies tumor-derived DNA in early-stage cancer patients

Kids First Data Resource Center aims to identify links between birth defects and childhood cancers

Kids First Data Resource Center aims to identify links between birth defects and childhood cancers

Immunotherapy drug shows favorable safety profile in patients with advanced small cell lung cancer

Immunotherapy drug shows favorable safety profile in patients with advanced small cell lung cancer

Liquid biopsies show potential use for cancer screening

Liquid biopsies show potential use for cancer screening