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oncology

 [ong-kol´ŏ-je]
1. the sum of knowledge regarding tumors and cancer, or the study of these conditions.
2. the care and treatment of patients with tumors or cancer.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

on·col·o·gy

(ong-kol'ŏ-jē),
The study or science dealing with the physical, chemical, and biologic properties and features of neoplasms, including causation, pathogenesis, and treatment.
[onco- + G. logos, study]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

oncology

(ŏn-kŏl′ə-jē, ŏng-)
n.
The branch of medicine that deals with tumors, including study of their development, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

on′co·log′i·cal (-kə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), on′co·log′ic (-lŏj′ĭk) adj.
on·col′o·gist n.
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oncology

The study of cancer. See Gynecologic oncology, Hematology/oncology, Medical oncology, Psychooncology, Radiation oncology, Surgical oncology.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

on·col·o·gy

(on-kol'ŏ-jē)
The study or science dealing with the physical, chemical, and biologic properties and features of neoplasms, including causation, pathogenesis, and treatment.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

oncology

The study of the causes, features and treatment of cancer. An oncologist is a cancer specialist.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

on·col·o·gy

(on-kol'ŏ-jē)
Study or science dealing with physical, chemical, and biologic properties and features of neoplasms, including causation, pathogenesis, and treatment.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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