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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''.
Clinical trial of 5 day treatment for earliest form of breast cancer

Clinical trial of 5 day treatment for earliest form of breast cancer

Cigarette smoking linked to leukemia

Cigarette smoking linked to leukemia

Radiation therapy after surgery for men with prostate cancer lessens the chance of the cancer returning

Radiation therapy after surgery for men with prostate cancer lessens the chance of the cancer returning

Evidence that abnormally short telomeres play a role in the early development of cancer

Evidence that abnormally short telomeres play a role in the early development of cancer

Men with low prostate specific antigen levels on screening tests can still have prostate cancer

Men with low prostate specific antigen levels on screening tests can still have prostate cancer

Combination of two types of radiation therapy is better for treating brain cancer

Combination of two types of radiation therapy is better for treating brain cancer

Results from a clinical study of CyberKnife ® radiosurgery for locally advanced pancreatic cancer

Results from a clinical study of CyberKnife ® radiosurgery for locally advanced pancreatic cancer

Speakers will predict the future of where the field of cancer diagnosis and treatment is going in the next ten years

Speakers will predict the future of where the field of cancer diagnosis and treatment is going in the next ten years

Largest study ever finds male breast cancer on the rise

Largest study ever finds male breast cancer on the rise

Combination radiation treatment for brain cancer leads to better life

Combination radiation treatment for brain cancer leads to better life

High levels of troponin I (TNI) protein in the blood helps identify possible heart damage after cancer treatment

High levels of troponin I (TNI) protein in the blood helps identify possible heart damage after cancer treatment

Glucose metabolism could be used to selectively destroy cancer cells

Glucose metabolism could be used to selectively destroy cancer cells

Cancer-causing gene identified that may play a key role in the development of leukemia and other cancers

Cancer-causing gene identified that may play a key role in the development of leukemia and other cancers

Computed tomography solution offers more extensive views into the body with greater patient comfort

Computed tomography solution offers more extensive views into the body with greater patient comfort

Better understanding of radiation therapy in the treatment of breast cancer

Better understanding of radiation therapy in the treatment of breast cancer

Cardiovascular marketing budgets hit $200 Million

Cardiovascular marketing budgets hit $200 Million

Quality of life for men after prostate cancer treatment

Quality of life for men after prostate cancer treatment

Trial of a drug derived from the puffer fish for treatment of refractory cancer pain

Trial of a drug derived from the puffer fish for treatment of refractory cancer pain

World's first gene therapy trial aimed at preventing cancer

World's first gene therapy trial aimed at preventing cancer

Immtech signs agreement with CombinatoRx to test Immtech compounds as potential cancer treatment

Immtech signs agreement with CombinatoRx to test Immtech compounds as potential cancer treatment