What does oncology mean?

Definitions for oncology
ɒŋˈkɒl ə dʒion·col·o·gy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oncologynoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. oncologynoun

    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.

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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

Examples of oncology in a Sentence

  1. Kennen MacKay:

    For players that are looking to build an oncology presence, you need to buy a company that already has a blockbuster out there.

  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. Carla DeMuro:

    It provides insight into the patient experience and allows us to understand how a drug impacts how a patient feels and functions, this can be of particular interest to oncology patients and physicians who are trying to make decisions about quality of life, not just quantity of life.

  4. Carla DeMuro:

    This can be of particular interest to oncology patients and physicians who are trying to make decisions about quality of life, not just quantity of life.

  5. Novartis Pharmaceuticals:

    The new structure reflects the importance of oncology to Novartis following the successful integration of the oncology assets acquired from GlaxoSmithKline.

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