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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''.
Research shows how visible hotspots may be easy to target with immune-stimulating drugs

Research shows how visible hotspots may be easy to target with immune-stimulating drugs

Study shows the role of mucosal-associated invariant T cell in mucosal melanomas patients

Study shows the role of mucosal-associated invariant T cell in mucosal melanomas patients

Dotmatics, previously Insightful Science, set to transform the future of scientific software and data management

Dotmatics, previously Insightful Science, set to transform the future of scientific software and data management

Study underscores the crucial role of genomic profiling in diagnosing and grading brain tumors

Study underscores the crucial role of genomic profiling in diagnosing and grading brain tumors

Study shows how whole genome sequencing test reveals details about cancer growth

Study shows how whole genome sequencing test reveals details about cancer growth

Extra copies of DNA explain insensitivity to chemotherapy in germ cell cancer

Extra copies of DNA explain insensitivity to chemotherapy in germ cell cancer

Vitamin E can reinvigorate dendritic cells to enhance immunotherapy responses

Vitamin E can reinvigorate dendritic cells to enhance immunotherapy responses

A new Yale study identifies a deeper understanding of cancer-relevant genes

A new Yale study identifies a deeper understanding of cancer-relevant genes

Research offers new insights for cancer patients to avoid developing metastases

Research offers new insights for cancer patients to avoid developing metastases

Scientists reveal how 9-1-1 clamp attaches to DNA damage site for initiating effective repair

Scientists reveal how 9-1-1 clamp attaches to DNA damage site for initiating effective repair

Study uncovers genomic drivers and therapeutic vulnerabilities of transformed cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

Study uncovers genomic drivers and therapeutic vulnerabilities of transformed cutaneous T-cell lymphoma

Intestinal cell changes are driven by the BMP signaling pathway, study finds

Intestinal cell changes are driven by the BMP signaling pathway, study finds

Looking at protein activity gives a complete picture of leukemia's weaknesses

Looking at protein activity gives a complete picture of leukemia's weaknesses

Scientists elucidate mechanism that causes treatment resistance in aggressive pancreatic cancer

Scientists elucidate mechanism that causes treatment resistance in aggressive pancreatic cancer

Why is it Important to have Diverse Genomics Data in Science?

Why is it Important to have Diverse Genomics Data in Science?

Illumina partners with centers across France to advance a precision medicine approach for patients with late-stage cancer

Illumina partners with centers across France to advance a precision medicine approach for patients with late-stage cancer

Cancer driving protein plays crucial role in the development of lung cancer, study reveals

Cancer driving protein plays crucial role in the development of lung cancer, study reveals

Human rRNA genes differed based on a person’s geographic ancestry

Human rRNA genes differed based on a person’s geographic ancestry

RNA sequencing picks up more genetic changes in pediatric cancer patients than traditional tests

RNA sequencing picks up more genetic changes in pediatric cancer patients than traditional tests

Researchers develop a high-throughput test to detect DNA repair factors

Researchers develop a high-throughput test to detect DNA repair factors