Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Robot features faster and more comfortable COVID-19 swabbing

A group of clinicians from the National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS), Singapore General Hospital (SGH) and Duke-NUS Medical School has partnered Biobot Surgical Pte Ltd, one of Singapore's pioneers in the field of medical ...

Oncology & Cancer

Repurposing a cancer drug to reduce COVID-19 lung inflammation

Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University (Winship) and Emory investigators are testing whether an anticancer drug can reduce lung inflammation in hospitalized COVID-19 patients, possibly preventing the need for intubation ...

Oncology & Cancer

Caring for cancer patients in the COVID-19 era

In Nature Medicine, the seven comprehensive cancer centers of Cancer Core Europe (CCE), including the Netherlands Cancer Institute and Cancer Research UK Cambridge center, have shared how they rapidly reorganised their oncological ...

Oncology & Cancer

Being overweight may raise your risk for advanced prostate cancer

A new study links being overweight in middle age and later adulthood to a greater risk of advanced prostate cancer. Jeanine Genkinger, Ph.D., an epidemiologist at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, and colleagues ...

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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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