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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''.
Gene silencing may provide hope for leukemia sufferers

Gene silencing may provide hope for leukemia sufferers

Researchers are one step closer to understanding how blood cells develop through the use of human embryonic stem cells

Researchers are one step closer to understanding how blood cells develop through the use of human embryonic stem cells

New insight into the role of the breast cancer gene known as BRCA2

New insight into the role of the breast cancer gene known as BRCA2

Call for MEP's to improve childhood cancer treatment

Call for MEP's to improve childhood cancer treatment

Micro-array technology is revolutionising current drug development

Micro-array technology is revolutionising current drug development

Higher radiation doses helps patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer live longer

Higher radiation doses helps patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer live longer

New molecular tool to pinpoint DNA mutations among thousands of cells

New molecular tool to pinpoint DNA mutations among thousands of cells

New radiotherapy regime benefits young women with breast cancer

New radiotherapy regime benefits young women with breast cancer

Project to refine and fine-tune radiotherapy treatment for cancer

Project to refine and fine-tune radiotherapy treatment for cancer

New help to explain treatments for colorectal cancer

New help to explain treatments for colorectal cancer

National Cancer Institute symposium exploring the application of nanotechnology in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer

National Cancer Institute symposium exploring the application of nanotechnology in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer

Lag-3 gene dampens immune responses by controlling regulatory T-cell function

Lag-3 gene dampens immune responses by controlling regulatory T-cell function

Genetic predictions may bring “quantum leap” in breast cancer treatment success

Genetic predictions may bring “quantum leap” in breast cancer treatment success

Comprehensive study raises questions about "demethylation" agents

Comprehensive study raises questions about "demethylation" agents

Software translates improved diagnostic information to better target radiation at cancer cells

Software translates improved diagnostic information to better target radiation at cancer cells

Black men have better sexual and urinary function than white men after prostate cancer surgery

Black men have better sexual and urinary function than white men after prostate cancer surgery

Technique for genetically modifying blood stem cells brings cure for blood diseases closer

Technique for genetically modifying blood stem cells brings cure for blood diseases closer

Researchers bridge the gap between magnetic resonance spectroscopy and latest techniques for delivering precise doses of radiation to tumors

Researchers bridge the gap between magnetic resonance spectroscopy and latest techniques for delivering precise doses of radiation to tumors

Study examines fertility concerns among young women with breast cancer

Study examines fertility concerns among young women with breast cancer

Paroxetine is an effective treatment for diminishing hot flashes in men who are receiving hormone therapy for prostate cancer

Paroxetine is an effective treatment for diminishing hot flashes in men who are receiving hormone therapy for prostate cancer