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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''.
Researchers target cancer's protective barrier

Researchers target cancer's protective barrier

Researchers discover new way to stop inflammation in the lungs due to sepsis, injury

Researchers discover new way to stop inflammation in the lungs due to sepsis, injury

Researchers decode chain of molecules critical for growth and survival of pancreatic cancer

Researchers decode chain of molecules critical for growth and survival of pancreatic cancer

New model developed to optimize and personalize radiotherapy for cancer patients

New model developed to optimize and personalize radiotherapy for cancer patients

Virginia Tech professor wins NSF grant to study biofilm formation in bacteria

Virginia Tech professor wins NSF grant to study biofilm formation in bacteria

New therapy found to be effective for patients with a particular type of bone marrow cancer

New therapy found to be effective for patients with a particular type of bone marrow cancer

Kawasaki Medical University installs first MILabs E-Class U-SPECT6/CT in Japan

Kawasaki Medical University installs first MILabs E-Class U-SPECT6/CT in Japan

New cannabis-based drug shows promise for pancreatic cancer

New cannabis-based drug shows promise for pancreatic cancer

Drug that treat human breast cancer might also work for canine lung cancer

Drug that treat human breast cancer might also work for canine lung cancer

Largest genomic analysis could help improve treatment for Merkel cell carcinoma patients

Largest genomic analysis could help improve treatment for Merkel cell carcinoma patients

Study shows synergistic effects of drugs that inhibit cell division in pancreatic cancer

Study shows synergistic effects of drugs that inhibit cell division in pancreatic cancer

UTHealth School of Dentistry offers new 'telementoring' program

UTHealth School of Dentistry offers new 'telementoring' program

Research finds lack of racial diversity in clinical trials for cancer drugs

Research finds lack of racial diversity in clinical trials for cancer drugs

FDA approves new drug to treat patients with myelofibrosis

FDA approves new drug to treat patients with myelofibrosis

Targeted pancreatic cancer drug shows promise in clinical trials

Targeted pancreatic cancer drug shows promise in clinical trials

New drug to treat pancreatic cancer shows promising results in clinical trial

New drug to treat pancreatic cancer shows promising results in clinical trial

Roswell Park receives more than $15 million in grants for cancer research

Roswell Park receives more than $15 million in grants for cancer research

Uchicago Medicine oncologist to receive 2019 Henry M. Stratton Medal for hematology research

Uchicago Medicine oncologist to receive 2019 Henry M. Stratton Medal for hematology research

New oral androgen deprivation therapy increases risk of death in cardiovascular patients

New oral androgen deprivation therapy increases risk of death in cardiovascular patients

Study highlights how high fat diet affects one component of gut immune system

Study highlights how high fat diet affects one component of gut immune system