Oncology & Cancer

Study shows fewer kids enrolling in cancer clinical trials

Historically, pediatric cancer patients have been much more likely than adult cancer patients to enroll in clinical trials as part of their treatment. Now a study by University of Colorado Cancer Center researchers working ...

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

Radiotherapy for prostate cancer adjusted during COVID-19

(HealthDay)—In a special article published online April 1 in Advances in Radiation Oncology, a framework is laid out for the management of radiotherapy for prostate cancer patients during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) ...

Medications

The pros and cons of radiotherapy: Will it work for you?

Women undergoing radiotherapy for many cancers are more likely than men to be cured, but the side effects are more brutal, according to one of Australia's most experienced radiation oncology medical physicists.

Oncology & Cancer

Article addresses management of cancer care during COVID-19

(HealthDay)—Management of cancer care during the coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is addressed in a special feature article published online March 20 in the Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.

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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