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Obesity ups risk for secondary primary cancers in men

(HealthDay)—Obesity before a cancer diagnosis is associated with an increased risk for overall and individual secondary primary cancers (SPCs) in males, according to a study published online Oct. 10 in the Journal of Clinical ...

Oct 14, 2016
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Radiotherapy aids regional control of node+ melanoma

(HealthDay)—Radiotherapy is effective in regional control of node-positive malignant melanoma, but patients are at risk of early distant relapse, according to a study published Sept. 25 in the Journal of Medical Imaging ...

Oct 04, 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".

Oncology is concerned with:

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