What does oncology mean?

Definitions for oncologyɒŋˈkɒl ə dʒi

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oncology(noun)

    the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of tumors

Wiktionary

  1. oncology(Noun)

    The branch of medicine concerned with tumors, including study of their development, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

Freebase

  1. Oncology

    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

  1. Oncology

    ong-kol′o-ji, n. the science of tumours.—n. Oncot′omy, incision into, or excision of, a tumour.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oncology in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oncology in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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