Definitions for oncologyɒŋˈkɒl ə dʒi

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  1. oncology(noun)

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

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  1. oncology(Noun)

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

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  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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