Definitions for oncologyɒŋˈkɒl ə dʒi

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  1. oncology(noun)

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


  1. oncology(Noun)

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


  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

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  1. Pascal Soriot:

    Oncology is going to become rapidly a growth platform for us.

  2. Wei Zheng:

    In general our study shows different segments benefit differently from recent advances in oncology, we need to find out the reason.

  3. Mark Fishman:

    The first wave of immuno-oncology therapies has demonstrated the impact this approach can have in treating certain types of tumors.

  4. Mark Fishman:

    This alliance is another building block in our strategy to develop a portfolio of programs that we believe will lead the next wave of immuno-oncology medicines.

  5. Pascal Soriot:

    (Bohen's) impressive expertise in key areas of our exciting pipeline, including oncology and immunology, will further strengthen and accelerate the delivery of new medicines for patients.

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