News tagged with oncology

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Novel findings support original categorization of HER2

(HealthDay)—The original classifications of human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) categorization by fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) have been supported by recent data, according to a report published ...

Sep 01, 2016
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ASCO/ASTRO/SSO update guidelines on postmastectomy RT

(HealthDay)—New guidelines have been issued by three leading cancer organizations for postmastectomy radiotherapy (PMRT). All three groups published the guidelines online this week in their respective journals: the Journal ...

Sep 22, 2016
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Some cancer center staff uncertain of services offered

(HealthDay)—Staff members at nearly one in 10 major U.S. cancer centers—all of which provide palliative care services—weren't certain such symptom-management and supportive care was actually available there, according ...

Sep 21, 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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