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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''.
Counseling for breast cancer patients means healthier diets, reduced smoking and stronger immune systems

Counseling for breast cancer patients means healthier diets, reduced smoking and stronger immune systems

Chemotherapy experts refute ASCO recommendations on use of drug sensitivity and resistance assays

Chemotherapy experts refute ASCO recommendations on use of drug sensitivity and resistance assays

MGI PHARMA acquires Aesgen for $32 million

MGI PHARMA acquires Aesgen for $32 million

Researchers accurately pinpoint the types of lymphoma, Hodgkins or non-Hodgkins

Researchers accurately pinpoint the types of lymphoma, Hodgkins or non-Hodgkins

Surgery plus radiation therapy an effective way to treat early breast cancer in women aged 70 and older

Surgery plus radiation therapy an effective way to treat early breast cancer in women aged 70 and older

Research provides definitive evidence that radiation risk is associated with full-body CT scans

Research provides definitive evidence that radiation risk is associated with full-body CT scans

Cinical trial to evaluate breakthrough breast cancer treatment

Cinical trial to evaluate breakthrough breast cancer treatment

More women are surviving advanced breast cancer

More women are surviving advanced breast cancer

Phase 1 clinical trial of new anticancer drug from Human Genome Sciences

Phase 1 clinical trial of new anticancer drug from Human Genome Sciences

Powerful new cancer-fighting property of Herceptin

Powerful new cancer-fighting property of Herceptin

More tumour cells in the blood leads to quicker deterioration in women with breast cancer

More tumour cells in the blood leads to quicker deterioration in women with breast cancer

80% of cancer patients use some form of complementary or alternative therapies

80% of cancer patients use some form of complementary or alternative therapies

New colon cancer guidelines

New colon cancer guidelines

Immunotherapy and chemotherapy combined, slows tumor progression and extends survival of patients with glioblastoma multiforme

Immunotherapy and chemotherapy combined, slows tumor progression and extends survival of patients with glioblastoma multiforme

Study on RNAi technology targeting neurodegenerative diseases

Study on RNAi technology targeting neurodegenerative diseases

The largest North American breast cancer prevention trial ever undertaken has reached its goal of enrolling 19,000 women

The largest North American breast cancer prevention trial ever undertaken has reached its goal of enrolling 19,000 women

What is Telomere crisis?

What is Telomere crisis?

New treatment strategy for brain cancer

New treatment strategy for brain cancer

Total global market for oligonucleotides is likely to grow from USD 340.0 million in 2003 to USD 776.0 million in 2010

Total global market for oligonucleotides is likely to grow from USD 340.0 million in 2003 to USD 776.0 million in 2010

Lack of a gene called LBP-1a in the embryo prevents normal growth of blood vessels in the placenta

Lack of a gene called LBP-1a in the embryo prevents normal growth of blood vessels in the placenta