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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''.
International researchers win funding for Cancer Grand Challenge

International researchers win funding for Cancer Grand Challenge

Researchers identify a signature of three genes linked to positive response to blood cancer therapy

Researchers identify a signature of three genes linked to positive response to blood cancer therapy

Androgen receptor signaling affects response to targeted therapy in people with melanoma

Androgen receptor signaling affects response to targeted therapy in people with melanoma

Prostate cancer treatment guidelines need to be updated, research suggests

Prostate cancer treatment guidelines need to be updated, research suggests

Understanding how diet and the microbiome impact colorectal cancer rates

Understanding how diet and the microbiome impact colorectal cancer rates

Native Americans have to travel large distances to access radiation therapy, study shows

Native Americans have to travel large distances to access radiation therapy, study shows

Treatment with immunity-boosting protein enhances the function of CAR-T cells in fighting blood cancers

Treatment with immunity-boosting protein enhances the function of CAR-T cells in fighting blood cancers

AI tool allows clinicians to make optimal, personalized chemotherapy doses for patients

AI tool allows clinicians to make optimal, personalized chemotherapy doses for patients

Stress protein in fibroblasts appears to be an attractive cancer drug target

Stress protein in fibroblasts appears to be an attractive cancer drug target

Study reveals the benefits of using thalidomide in patients with severe arteriovenous malformations

Study reveals the benefits of using thalidomide in patients with severe arteriovenous malformations

Research reveals why many cancers are vulnerable to FDA-approved IDH1 inhibitors

Research reveals why many cancers are vulnerable to FDA-approved IDH1 inhibitors

Inhaled recombinant IL-15 tested in pet dogs with metastatic lung disease from osteosarcoma or melanoma

Inhaled recombinant IL-15 tested in pet dogs with metastatic lung disease from osteosarcoma or melanoma

Cryo-EM helps scientists to decipher the structure of a key part of RNA degradation machinery

Cryo-EM helps scientists to decipher the structure of a key part of RNA degradation machinery

Researchers reveal important factor behind cancer therapy resistance and a way to counter it

Researchers reveal important factor behind cancer therapy resistance and a way to counter it

Synthetic IL-9 receptor allows T cells to fight cancer without the need for chemo or radiation

Synthetic IL-9 receptor allows T cells to fight cancer without the need for chemo or radiation

Oral pill taken once a day improves outcomes of patients with myelofibrosis

Oral pill taken once a day improves outcomes of patients with myelofibrosis

COVID-19 vaccination may offer less effective and shorter-lasting protection for some cancer patients

COVID-19 vaccination may offer less effective and shorter-lasting protection for some cancer patients

Study identifies some breast cancer patients who can avoid radiotherapy

Study identifies some breast cancer patients who can avoid radiotherapy

Study: Weight-loss surgery reduces cancer incidence and deaths

Study: Weight-loss surgery reduces cancer incidence and deaths

New microbubble-assisted ultrasound-guided immunotherapy helps improve anti-tumor immunity

New microbubble-assisted ultrasound-guided immunotherapy helps improve anti-tumor immunity