News tagged with oncology

Related topics: cancer · chemotherapy · breast cancer · radiation oncology · journal of clinical oncology

Follow-up lacking for teen, young adult cancer survivors

(HealthDay)—Many adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer survivors are not receiving adequate follow-up care, according to a study presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology's annual Cancer Survivorship Symposium, ...

Feb 16, 2018
popularity16 comments 0

Cutting off cervical cancer's fuel supply stymies tumors

Cancer therapies have improved—in some cases dramatically—over the past two decades, but treatment for cervical cancer has remained largely unchanged. All patients receive radiation and chemotherapy, yet despite the aggressive ...

Feb 14, 2018
popularity33 comments 0


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:

This text uses material from Wikipedia, licensed under CC BY-SA

Subscribe to rss feed