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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''.
Research characterizes iPS87 cell line as cancer-inducing, stem cell-like cell line

Research characterizes iPS87 cell line as cancer-inducing, stem cell-like cell line

Help wanted: Retired doctors and nurses don scrubs again in coronavirus fight

Help wanted: Retired doctors and nurses don scrubs again in coronavirus fight

New framework to help guide decisions for prostate cancer radiotherapy during COVID-19 pandemic

New framework to help guide decisions for prostate cancer radiotherapy during COVID-19 pandemic

Roscovitine enhances nuclear enrichment of traditionally cytoplasmic signaling molecules

Roscovitine enhances nuclear enrichment of traditionally cytoplasmic signaling molecules

Highly focused radiation may slow disease progression in men with oligometastatic prostate cancer

Highly focused radiation may slow disease progression in men with oligometastatic prostate cancer

Intense and targeted radiotherapy could slow progression of certain prostate cancers

Intense and targeted radiotherapy could slow progression of certain prostate cancers

Transmission of COVID-19 among cancer patients in China

Transmission of COVID-19 among cancer patients in China

Study shows disparities in guideline-concordant treatment for NSCLC patients

Study shows disparities in guideline-concordant treatment for NSCLC patients

Despite failures, chemotherapy still promising against fatal pediatric brain cancer

Despite failures, chemotherapy still promising against fatal pediatric brain cancer

Advancing CAR T-cell therapy for treatment of solid tumors

Advancing CAR T-cell therapy for treatment of solid tumors

Overexpression of hPCL3S could contribute to tumor progression in prostate cancer

Overexpression of hPCL3S could contribute to tumor progression in prostate cancer

Combination produces more proliferative, enduring central memory T cells for cellular therapy

Combination produces more proliferative, enduring central memory T cells for cellular therapy

UNC researchers look to NGS for better understanding of COVID-19

UNC researchers look to NGS for better understanding of COVID-19

OncoMX knowledgebase improves exploration of cancer biomarkers and related evidence

OncoMX knowledgebase improves exploration of cancer biomarkers and related evidence

CAR macrophages can be used to effectively fight solid tumors

CAR macrophages can be used to effectively fight solid tumors

Using 'young NK cells' could improve the effectiveness of immunotherapy for cancer patients

Using 'young NK cells' could improve the effectiveness of immunotherapy for cancer patients

Plasma monitoring of EGFR mutations in NSCLC may help predict resistance to tyrosine kinase inhibitors

Plasma monitoring of EGFR mutations in NSCLC may help predict resistance to tyrosine kinase inhibitors

Discovery shows a novel opportunity for DOT1L inhibitors in cancer treatment

Discovery shows a novel opportunity for DOT1L inhibitors in cancer treatment

Older cancer patients taking multiple medications are at higher risk of hospitalization

Older cancer patients taking multiple medications are at higher risk of hospitalization

Immunotherapy treatment shows promise for some patients with advanced rare cancers

Immunotherapy treatment shows promise for some patients with advanced rare cancers