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ɒŋˈkɒl ə dʒiONCOLOGY

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oncologynoun

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


  1. oncologynoun

    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

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.

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  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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  1. 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.

  2. Liz Barrett:

    If you think about the evolution of oncology in the past few years, it's very competitive in each class, i think we're in an era where we make the assumption that there's going to be competition. Even if you get breakthrough therapy designation, that doesn't stop another medicine in the same class from getting breakthrough therapy.

  3. Doug Hawkins:

    The pediatric cancer research community depends upon the hard work of advocates, like Nancy Goodman and Mark Miller, to make sure the voice of children with cancer is represented in the federal budget and to increase the incentives for new drug development for pediatric oncology through regulatory requirements.

  4. Alfred Neugut:

    Whatever trait it is in you, whatever your personal quirk is that makes you obsessive compulsive or sloppy about your pill taking, that holds true for your chronic disease pills or oncology pills.

  5. Paul Kleutz:

    We are actively working with multiple academic, patient and industry groups to further the field of patient-reported outcome measurement in oncology.

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