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Oncology, meaning bulk, mass, or tumor, and the suffix ''-logy'', meaning "study of") is a branch of medicine that deals with tumors (cancer). A medical professional who practices oncology is an ''oncologist''.
Study identifies how CTLA-4 blockade can disable suppressive immune cells to aid tumor destruction

Study identifies how CTLA-4 blockade can disable suppressive immune cells to aid tumor destruction

Oncotarget review highlights molecular connections between cancer stem cells and macrophages

Oncotarget review highlights molecular connections between cancer stem cells and macrophages

Testing for inherited genes can help understand future cancer risk in pediatric patients

Testing for inherited genes can help understand future cancer risk in pediatric patients

Study suggests a way to improve immunotherapy by altering immune cells’ access to sugar

Study suggests a way to improve immunotherapy by altering immune cells’ access to sugar

New understanding of tumor microenvironment could help enhance immunotherapy

New understanding of tumor microenvironment could help enhance immunotherapy

Gene-based blood test may predict treatment success in people with metastatic melanoma

Gene-based blood test may predict treatment success in people with metastatic melanoma

Genomic test helps identify prostate cancer patients who may benefit from hormone therapy

Genomic test helps identify prostate cancer patients who may benefit from hormone therapy

Seasonal human coronavirus antibodies not associated with protection against SARS-CoV-2

Seasonal human coronavirus antibodies not associated with protection against SARS-CoV-2

Scientists use new approach to avert drug resistance in glioblastomas

Scientists use new approach to avert drug resistance in glioblastomas

Blocking autophagy could help treat certain cancers

Blocking autophagy could help treat certain cancers

Researchers explore the regulatory role of protein in human health and disease

Researchers explore the regulatory role of protein in human health and disease

Cancer survivors face barriers in maintaining a healthy diet

Cancer survivors face barriers in maintaining a healthy diet

New technique to improve genome editing technology

New technique to improve genome editing technology

Yale scientists discover novel metabolic gatekeeper mechanism for leukemia

Yale scientists discover novel metabolic gatekeeper mechanism for leukemia

Drug-resistant, metastasis-causing cells produce exponentially growing tumors

Drug-resistant, metastasis-causing cells produce exponentially growing tumors

Cancer cells can exchange and recombine their genetic material, shows study

Cancer cells can exchange and recombine their genetic material, shows study

Investigational antisense medicine lowers disease burden, reduces myeloma cell abundance in mice

Investigational antisense medicine lowers disease burden, reduces myeloma cell abundance in mice

New computational technique accurately differentiates between normal and cancer cells

New computational technique accurately differentiates between normal and cancer cells

Proteogenomic study may lead to more effective treatments for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma

Proteogenomic study may lead to more effective treatments for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma

Researchers create molecular ON-OFF switches to regulate CAR T cell activity

Researchers create molecular ON-OFF switches to regulate CAR T cell activity