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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''.
Novel targeted therapy blocks critical metabolic pathways in cancer cells

Novel targeted therapy blocks critical metabolic pathways in cancer cells

Study: Benefits of immunotherapy can be improved by boosting stem cell activity

Study: Benefits of immunotherapy can be improved by boosting stem cell activity

Biologists unravel how tissue geometry influences cell migration

Biologists unravel how tissue geometry influences cell migration

Study shows CRISPR/Cas9 system can effectively treat metastatic cancers

Study shows CRISPR/Cas9 system can effectively treat metastatic cancers

White blood cells can be trained to attack tumor cells

White blood cells can be trained to attack tumor cells

New method to improve preclinical evaluation of CAR-T cell therapies

New method to improve preclinical evaluation of CAR-T cell therapies

Unrelated mutations can lead to false positive results in men with advanced prostate cancer

Unrelated mutations can lead to false positive results in men with advanced prostate cancer

Researchers outline the future effects of global warming on major cancers

Researchers outline the future effects of global warming on major cancers

Study shows 1 in 8 cancer patients had inherited cancer-related gene mutation

Study shows 1 in 8 cancer patients had inherited cancer-related gene mutation

Pancreatic cancer cells avert starvation by signaling to nerves, shows study

Pancreatic cancer cells avert starvation by signaling to nerves, shows study

Scientists reveal molecular mechanism that increases the invasiveness of radioresistant cancer cells

Scientists reveal molecular mechanism that increases the invasiveness of radioresistant cancer cells

Scientists discover link between two signaling pathways crucial to growth of colon cancer

Scientists discover link between two signaling pathways crucial to growth of colon cancer

Experimental vaccine shows promise for treating and preventing cancer in mice

Experimental vaccine shows promise for treating and preventing cancer in mice

Genomic differences can help develop more personalized treatments for African American men

Genomic differences can help develop more personalized treatments for African American men

Study shows antibody-based drug could reduce cancer in mice

Study shows antibody-based drug could reduce cancer in mice

Ancient embedded elements in human DNA can activate powerful immune response to kill cancer cells

Ancient embedded elements in human DNA can activate powerful immune response to kill cancer cells

Researchers identify how melanoma redirects the immune system in cancer immunotherapy

Researchers identify how melanoma redirects the immune system in cancer immunotherapy

Researchers demonstrate the impact of epithelial cells, mammary microenvironment on breast cancer cells

Researchers demonstrate the impact of epithelial cells, mammary microenvironment on breast cancer cells

New laboratory test can capture and analyze the deadliest cells in brain cancer

New laboratory test can capture and analyze the deadliest cells in brain cancer

Researchers discover how specific molecules promote cancer progression

Researchers discover how specific molecules promote cancer progression