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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''.
Genetic biomarker test could help personalize therapy for men with high-risk prostate cancer

Genetic biomarker test could help personalize therapy for men with high-risk prostate cancer

Cell-free DNA employed to identify measurable residual disease

Cell-free DNA employed to identify measurable residual disease

Targeted drug shows promise against brain metastases from kidney cancer

Targeted drug shows promise against brain metastases from kidney cancer

MIT researchers discover new way to awaken the immune system to attack tumors

MIT researchers discover new way to awaken the immune system to attack tumors

AI-powered tool rapidly identifies genetic causes of rare disorders with high accuracy

AI-powered tool rapidly identifies genetic causes of rare disorders with high accuracy

Molecular atlas of small cell lung cancer reveals signatures of metastasis and immunosuppression

Molecular atlas of small cell lung cancer reveals signatures of metastasis and immunosuppression

Genome Research' special issue covers advanced developments in single-cell genomics

Genome Research' special issue covers advanced developments in single-cell genomics

Diagnostic value of SARS-CoV-2 specific T cell immune responses may be limited

Diagnostic value of SARS-CoV-2 specific T cell immune responses may be limited

Powerful method offers new insights about the dynamics of gliomas

Powerful method offers new insights about the dynamics of gliomas

Study pinpoints means to restore the efficacy of drugs for acute myeloid leukemia

Study pinpoints means to restore the efficacy of drugs for acute myeloid leukemia

Supercoiling and looping can transmit mechanical stress along the DNA backbone, shows study

Supercoiling and looping can transmit mechanical stress along the DNA backbone, shows study

Scientists create a three-dimensional pancreatic cancer tumor model

Scientists create a three-dimensional pancreatic cancer tumor model

Radiation therapy can reprogram heart muscle cells to a younger state, suggests study

Radiation therapy can reprogram heart muscle cells to a younger state, suggests study

Master regulator behind the development of antibody-producing cells identified

Master regulator behind the development of antibody-producing cells identified

Circulating tumor cells found to form clusters that cause breast cancer metastases

Circulating tumor cells found to form clusters that cause breast cancer metastases

Scientists find two proteins that pair up to build lifelines to cancer cells

Scientists find two proteins that pair up to build lifelines to cancer cells

Study reveals how the tumor suppressor gene plays a vital role in pediatric rhabdomyosarcoma

Study reveals how the tumor suppressor gene plays a vital role in pediatric rhabdomyosarcoma

Vaccinating against certain cancer proteins can boost overall immune response and shrink tumors

Vaccinating against certain cancer proteins can boost overall immune response and shrink tumors

UTHSC researcher receives grant to extend work on The Cancer Genome Atlas project

UTHSC researcher receives grant to extend work on The Cancer Genome Atlas project

Jumpcode Genomics collaborates with TGen to investigate the genomic epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2

Jumpcode Genomics collaborates with TGen to investigate the genomic epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2