the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of tumors
The branch of medicine concerned with tumors, including study of their development, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with cancer. A medical professional who practices oncology is an oncologist. Oncology is concerned with: ⁕The diagnosis of any cancer in a person ⁕Therapy ⁕Follow-up of cancer patients after successful treatment ⁕Palliative care of patients with terminal malignancies ⁕Ethical questions surrounding cancer care ⁕Screening efforts: ⁕of populations, or ⁕of the relatives of patients
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ong-kol′o-ji, n. the science of tumours.—n. Oncot′omy, incision into, or excision of, a tumour.
The numerical value of oncology in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of oncology in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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- oncologiaCatalan, Valencian
- تومور شناسیPersian
- kaji ketumbuhan, onkologi, kaji tumorMalay
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