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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''.
Common chemotherapy drug may be less effective in overweight, obese breast cancer patients

Common chemotherapy drug may be less effective in overweight, obese breast cancer patients

New NCCN guidelines explain how to recognize and manage immunotherapy-related side effects

New NCCN guidelines explain how to recognize and manage immunotherapy-related side effects

Researchers to receive Real-World Data Impact Award to advance patient-centric research

Researchers to receive Real-World Data Impact Award to advance patient-centric research

Study identifies the cause of blood clotting in Covid-19 patients

Study identifies the cause of blood clotting in Covid-19 patients

Study links unexpected hospital stays to negative outcomes in head and neck cancer patients

Study links unexpected hospital stays to negative outcomes in head and neck cancer patients

Researchers develop  technique for personalizing stomach cancer therapy

Researchers develop technique for personalizing stomach cancer therapy

Research shows how a protein's small change leads to big trouble for cells

Research shows how a protein's small change leads to big trouble for cells

Research shows IQGAP1 as a common target in variants of triple negative breast cancer

Research shows IQGAP1 as a common target in variants of triple negative breast cancer

Glowing dye may illuminate tumors during surgery

Glowing dye may illuminate tumors during surgery

NCI supports NRG Oncology Biospecimen Bank

NCI supports NRG Oncology Biospecimen Bank

New agreements to increase access to cancer medicines and save countless lives

New agreements to increase access to cancer medicines and save countless lives

Combination therapy improves survival rates for women with aggressive endometrial cancer

Combination therapy improves survival rates for women with aggressive endometrial cancer

Interactive cloud-based data portal provides access to treasure trove of pediatric solid tumor data

Interactive cloud-based data portal provides access to treasure trove of pediatric solid tumor data

New radiopharmaceutical shows excellent imaging performance in tumor detection

New radiopharmaceutical shows excellent imaging performance in tumor detection

Artificial neural network can provide information about lung cancer severity

Artificial neural network can provide information about lung cancer severity

Black patients with esophageal cancer less likely to receive surgery for early-stage disease

Black patients with esophageal cancer less likely to receive surgery for early-stage disease

Scientists study how magnetic nanoparticles affect cancer cells in the liver

Scientists study how magnetic nanoparticles affect cancer cells in the liver

Certain genes that predispose to cancer also affect the immune system, study shows

Certain genes that predispose to cancer also affect the immune system, study shows

Fearing the deadly combo of COVID-19 and cancer

Fearing the deadly combo of COVID-19 and cancer

International trial shows better option for treating people with inoperable anal cancer

International trial shows better option for treating people with inoperable anal cancer