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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''.
Study uncovers differences in genetic mutations between younger and older breast cancer patients

Study uncovers differences in genetic mutations between younger and older breast cancer patients

Study: Nearly 43% of patients with KRAS-mutated lung cancer respond to experimental drug adagrasib

Study: Nearly 43% of patients with KRAS-mutated lung cancer respond to experimental drug adagrasib

Ibrutinib plus chemoimmunotherapy prolonged progression-free survival in previously untreated mantle cell lymphoma patients

Ibrutinib plus chemoimmunotherapy prolonged progression-free survival in previously untreated mantle cell lymphoma patients

Liquid biopsy could better predict immunotherapy response in lung cancer patients than tumor biopsy

Liquid biopsy could better predict immunotherapy response in lung cancer patients than tumor biopsy

Counting metastatic lymph nodes is better for determining prognoses of solid tumors

Counting metastatic lymph nodes is better for determining prognoses of solid tumors

Genetically engineered immune cells target cancer cells that may be responsible for leukemia relapse

Genetically engineered immune cells target cancer cells that may be responsible for leukemia relapse

Aerobic exercise amplifies the effects of immunotherapy to reduce pancreatic tumor growth

Aerobic exercise amplifies the effects of immunotherapy to reduce pancreatic tumor growth

New discovery could lead to highly effective ways to treat influenza

New discovery could lead to highly effective ways to treat influenza

Pneumonia frequency and severity found to be lower in patients with full COVID-19 vaccination

Pneumonia frequency and severity found to be lower in patients with full COVID-19 vaccination

New research may open a window to treating aggressive form of B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia

New research may open a window to treating aggressive form of B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Study finds a link between aging and cancer metastases

Study finds a link between aging and cancer metastases

Black patients with early-onset colorectal cancer receive worse, less timely care than white counterparts

Black patients with early-onset colorectal cancer receive worse, less timely care than white counterparts

COVID-19 pandemic increased the number of cancer-related mortality in the U.S., study shows

COVID-19 pandemic increased the number of cancer-related mortality in the U.S., study shows

Parental cancer linked with greater chances of family-level food insecurity, financial worry for children

Parental cancer linked with greater chances of family-level food insecurity, financial worry for children

UCLA researchers identify a method to make tumors susceptible to immune attack

UCLA researchers identify a method to make tumors susceptible to immune attack

Scientists develop new way to attack synovial sarcoma using an investigational drug

Scientists develop new way to attack synovial sarcoma using an investigational drug

Study: Cardiovascular mortality risk differs among cancer survivors by race/ethnicity and cancer types

Study: Cardiovascular mortality risk differs among cancer survivors by race/ethnicity and cancer types

New androgen biosynthesis inhibitor drug for prostate cancer shows mixed results

New androgen biosynthesis inhibitor drug for prostate cancer shows mixed results

New Stad Center for Pediatric Pain, Palliative & Integrative Medicine launched with a $3 million gift

New Stad Center for Pediatric Pain, Palliative & Integrative Medicine launched with a $3 million gift

IOB's new scRNA-seq protocol provides a snapshot of the cell transcriptome at unprecedented resolution

IOB's new scRNA-seq protocol provides a snapshot of the cell transcriptome at unprecedented resolution