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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''.
New project aims to gain insights into bone metastasis in breast cancer patients

New project aims to gain insights into bone metastasis in breast cancer patients

Both strands of microRNA cooperate to drive cancer growth and aggressiveness, research shows

Both strands of microRNA cooperate to drive cancer growth and aggressiveness, research shows

MILabs achieves breakthrough in preclinical oncology imaging by eliminating positron range blurring effect

MILabs achieves breakthrough in preclinical oncology imaging by eliminating positron range blurring effect

Study uncovers factors linked with discontinuing breast cancer therapy

Study uncovers factors linked with discontinuing breast cancer therapy

NRG Oncology trial: Hippocampal avoidance during whole-brain radiotherapy reduces risks

NRG Oncology trial: Hippocampal avoidance during whole-brain radiotherapy reduces risks

Pancreatic cancer 'time machine' reveals tumor development and invasion

Pancreatic cancer 'time machine' reveals tumor development and invasion

NUS researchers identify new protein to prevent chemotherapy-induced neuropathy

NUS researchers identify new protein to prevent chemotherapy-induced neuropathy

Study provides insight into link between cancer driver gene and alternative splicing changes

Study provides insight into link between cancer driver gene and alternative splicing changes

Intratumoral heterogeneity linked to chemotherapy resistance in small-cell lung cancer

Intratumoral heterogeneity linked to chemotherapy resistance in small-cell lung cancer

Combination therapy for pediatric low-grade gliomas shows promise in mice

Combination therapy for pediatric low-grade gliomas shows promise in mice

Thoracic radiation therapy can have negative impact on cancer patients' quality of life

Thoracic radiation therapy can have negative impact on cancer patients' quality of life

CDC grant allows CUNY SPH and NYU Grossman School of Medicine to participate in CPCRN meeting

CDC grant allows CUNY SPH and NYU Grossman School of Medicine to participate in CPCRN meeting

Treating soft tissue sarcoma with shorter radiation treatment found to be safe, effective

Treating soft tissue sarcoma with shorter radiation treatment found to be safe, effective

Autophagy genes work against tumors in some ovarian cancers

Autophagy genes work against tumors in some ovarian cancers

New grant-funded project works toward improving sleep in pediatric cancer patients

New grant-funded project works toward improving sleep in pediatric cancer patients

Experts call for new graphic warnings to be added to cigarette packages

Experts call for new graphic warnings to be added to cigarette packages

NPF names Rush as National Center of Excellence for Pancreatic Cancer

NPF names Rush as National Center of Excellence for Pancreatic Cancer

Moffitt research may provide a path toward improved multi-drug adaptive therapies

Moffitt research may provide a path toward improved multi-drug adaptive therapies

Scientists report promising activity of novel targeted drug in patients with advanced kidney cancer

Scientists report promising activity of novel targeted drug in patients with advanced kidney cancer

UK cancer patients use Brainlab Mixed Reality Viewer to visualize, understand their treatment

UK cancer patients use Brainlab Mixed Reality Viewer to visualize, understand their treatment