News tagged with oncology

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Quality of life after DCIS diagnosis doesn't decline

(HealthDay)—Quality of life (QoL) after a ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) diagnosis is generally comparable to that of similarly aged women without the diagnosis, according to a study published online Feb. 16 in the Journal ...

Feb 22, 2016
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Letrozole tied to ovarian function recovery in chemo

(HealthDay)—Some women aged 40 to 49 years with estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer who undergo chemotherapy-induced amenorrhea regain ovarian function with letrozole, according to a study published online Feb. 16 ...

Feb 18, 2016
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ASCO updates biomarkers for breast cancer Tx guidance

(HealthDay)—The American Society of Clinical Oncology has updated recommendations on the use of biomarkers to guide decisions on adjuvant systemic therapy for women with early-stage invasive breast cancer. The clinical ...

Feb 12, 2016
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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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