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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''.
Epigenetic changes triggered by cigarette smoke may be earliest step in lung cancer development

Epigenetic changes triggered by cigarette smoke may be earliest step in lung cancer development

Australian researchers make ultimate move in the battle against melanoma

Australian researchers make ultimate move in the battle against melanoma

Researchers identify protein that offers likely target for treating high-risk pediatric cancers

Researchers identify protein that offers likely target for treating high-risk pediatric cancers

Employer-related factors can help or hinder cancer survivors' return to work, analysis reveals

Employer-related factors can help or hinder cancer survivors' return to work, analysis reveals

Study identifies late effects that may interfere with work status of young adult cancer survivors

Study identifies late effects that may interfere with work status of young adult cancer survivors

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: Myriad Genetics working to educate public about hereditary cancer risk assessment

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: Myriad Genetics working to educate public about hereditary cancer risk assessment

Combination therapy found to be effective adjuvant treatment option in melanoma patients

Combination therapy found to be effective adjuvant treatment option in melanoma patients

Generation Genome: the UK’s genetics revolution?

Generation Genome: the UK’s genetics revolution?

Abdominal weight found to be key predictor of cancer risk in  postmenopausal women

Abdominal weight found to be key predictor of cancer risk in postmenopausal women

Combination immunotherapy as second or third line treatment of mesothelioma shows promising results

Combination immunotherapy as second or third line treatment of mesothelioma shows promising results

Study: Maintenance therapy increases progression-free survival in BRCA mutant recurrent ovarian cancer

Study: Maintenance therapy increases progression-free survival in BRCA mutant recurrent ovarian cancer

Study: Immunotherapy shows promising response rate in patients with metastatic gastric cancer

Study: Immunotherapy shows promising response rate in patients with metastatic gastric cancer

Two new treatments may benefit patients with high risk prostate cancer, trial shows

Two new treatments may benefit patients with high risk prostate cancer, trial shows

New recommendations advise against use of brain imaging as test for chronic pain

New recommendations advise against use of brain imaging as test for chronic pain

New trial confirms superiority of triplet regimen over standard care in resectable esophago-gastric cancer

New trial confirms superiority of triplet regimen over standard care in resectable esophago-gastric cancer

LORELEI trial: Treatment with alpha specific PI3K inhibitor reduces breast tumor size

LORELEI trial: Treatment with alpha specific PI3K inhibitor reduces breast tumor size

Scientists find new strategy for overcoming resistance to drugs in lung cancer patients

Scientists find new strategy for overcoming resistance to drugs in lung cancer patients

Median Technologies to exhibit its imaging solutions and services at ESMO 2017 Congress

Median Technologies to exhibit its imaging solutions and services at ESMO 2017 Congress

Combination treatment provides positive results for people with advanced melanoma

Combination treatment provides positive results for people with advanced melanoma

New microfluidic device offers insights on cancer metastasis

New microfluidic device offers insights on cancer metastasis