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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''.
New, altered form of prolactin receptor found to drive breast cancer

New, altered form of prolactin receptor found to drive breast cancer

Small molecular changes can have dramatic impact on the CAR T cell function

Small molecular changes can have dramatic impact on the CAR T cell function

Researchers uncover a key genetic culprit in the development of acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Researchers uncover a key genetic culprit in the development of acute lymphoblastic leukemia

3D biomaterial helps implanted stem cells stick around to reverse arthritis

3D biomaterial helps implanted stem cells stick around to reverse arthritis

Modified immune cells can ruthlessly kill cancerous tumors

Modified immune cells can ruthlessly kill cancerous tumors

Researchers identify and test drug combination that exploits a weakness in small cell lung cancer

Researchers identify and test drug combination that exploits a weakness in small cell lung cancer

Exercise training may slow tumor growth for females with breast cancer

Exercise training may slow tumor growth for females with breast cancer

A new way to predict positive outcomes of immunotherapy in patients with bladder cancer

A new way to predict positive outcomes of immunotherapy in patients with bladder cancer

Study identifies a pair of microRNA molecules that maintain the population of cancerous stem cells

Study identifies a pair of microRNA molecules that maintain the population of cancerous stem cells

Researchers use mathematical modeling to explain CAR T-cell therapy dynamics

Researchers use mathematical modeling to explain CAR T-cell therapy dynamics

Scientists identify new biomarkers in the blood of patients with malignant melanoma

Scientists identify new biomarkers in the blood of patients with malignant melanoma

Study reveals mechanism by which ibuprofen prevents RAC1B alternative splicing in colorectal cells

Study reveals mechanism by which ibuprofen prevents RAC1B alternative splicing in colorectal cells

Low representation of minority groups in genomic databases may impact therapy selection

Low representation of minority groups in genomic databases may impact therapy selection

Immune cells in cerebrospinal fluid could be biomarkers to predict immunotherapy response

Immune cells in cerebrospinal fluid could be biomarkers to predict immunotherapy response

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