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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''.
More experienced physicians less likely to falsely characterize a mammogram as abnormal

More experienced physicians less likely to falsely characterize a mammogram as abnormal

Study describes the first known mutation to occur in lung cancer patients who have never smoked

Study describes the first known mutation to occur in lung cancer patients who have never smoked

U.S. cancer researchers launch first American-Israeli cancer conference

U.S. cancer researchers launch first American-Israeli cancer conference

Some immune cells are smarter than others killing more cancer

Some immune cells are smarter than others killing more cancer

New cancer drug Avastin keeps cancer under control

New cancer drug Avastin keeps cancer under control

Common epigenetic problem doubles cancer risk

Common epigenetic problem doubles cancer risk

Pfizer acquires Idun Pharmaceuticals

Pfizer acquires Idun Pharmaceuticals

Experts on chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) review current scientific knowledge

Experts on chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) review current scientific knowledge

Protein called CK2 plays a deadly role in colorectal carcinoma

Protein called CK2 plays a deadly role in colorectal carcinoma

Feverfew or Bachelor's Button, kills human leukemia stem cells like no other single therapy

Feverfew or Bachelor's Button, kills human leukemia stem cells like no other single therapy

Pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry in the new EU countries presents considerable potential

Pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry in the new EU countries presents considerable potential

Achieva 3T MR Scanner launched officially launched

Achieva 3T MR Scanner launched officially launched

Green tea extract has potential as an anti-cancer agent

Green tea extract has potential as an anti-cancer agent

Under-active thyroid associated with reduced breast cancer risk

Under-active thyroid associated with reduced breast cancer risk

Experimental drug Revlimid showing promise as treatment for myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)

Experimental drug Revlimid showing promise as treatment for myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS)

New brochure helps explain treatment for gynecologic cancers

New brochure helps explain treatment for gynecologic cancers

Origins of skin cancer melanoma

Origins of skin cancer melanoma

Third of cancer patients in Europe make use of complementary and alternative medicine

Third of cancer patients in Europe make use of complementary and alternative medicine

Relationship between weight gain and breast cancer survival

Relationship between weight gain and breast cancer survival

One of the most exciting developments in clinical research in decades

One of the most exciting developments in clinical research in decades