Pediatrics

Eliminating microaggressions in pediatric education

A patient is told their name is hard to pronounce. A doctor tells another doctor they speak English really well. While doing rounds, a resident is asked if she eats 'strange foods'.

Oncology & Cancer

New workflow could improve imaging assessment in research

(HealthDay)—Institutional imaging cores may help provide unbiased and reproducible measurements and enable a leaner workflow in assessing tumor measurements for patients participating in clinical trials, according to a ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers ID risks for second childhood cancers

Chemotherapy and radiation treatments have helped children survive cancer. Now University of Minnesota researchers are trying to find the ideal combinations that prevent the disease from coming back.

Health

US oncologist shortage may impact women's health

Anticipated future shortages of oncology providers may have a serious and specific impact on women's health care, according to Doximity's 2019 Women's Health and Oncologist Workforce Analysis.

Oncology & Cancer

Are physicians helping cancer survivors live healthy lives?

A recent study indicates that certain physicians who care for patients with cancer do not often promote healthy lifestyle changes to cancer survivors, and they may fear that providing such advice would distress or overwhelm ...

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Oncology

Oncology (from the Ancient Greek onkos (ὄγκος), meaning bulk, mass, or tumor, and the suffix -logy (-λογία), meaning "study of") is a branch of medicine that deals with tumors (cancer). A medical professional who practices oncology is an oncologist.

Oncology is concerned with:

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