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


  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

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.


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Pascal Soriot:

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

  2. 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.

  3. Wei Zheng:

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

  4. Mark Fishman:

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

  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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