News tagged with medical oncology

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Use of local RVUs could aid CT unit management

(HealthDay)—There is considerable variation in computed tomography (CT) radiologists' reporting workload across different tests, with a corresponding need for methods that normalize radiologist work to address reporting ...

Jul 18, 2016
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Why 'sharks get cancer, mole rats don't'

A provocative new book by Loyola Medicine radiation oncologist James S. Welsh, MD, Sharks Get Cancer, Mole Rats Don't: How Animals Could Hold the Key to Unlocking Cancer Immunity in Humans, explores how animals can help us ...

May 06, 2016
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Double reporting valid for reducing error in diagnosis

(HealthDay)—Double reporting, which refers to the interpretation of radiological investigations by two observers with arbitration and consensus used to settle discordant reports, seems efficacious and cost-effective, especially ...

Mar 24, 2016
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Oncology

Oncology is the branch of medicine dealing with tumors (cancer). A medical professional who practices oncology is an oncologist. The term originates from the Greek onkos (ονκος), meaning bulk, mass, or tumor, and the suffix -logy, meaning "study of".

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