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Definition of Oncology

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branch of medicine that studies cancer and its treatment, study of tumors (Medicine)
Oncology Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Description: Study of tumors.
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Oncology Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. A medical professional who practices oncology is an oncologist. The name's etymological origin is the Greek word ὄνκος (ónkos), meaning "tumor", "volume" or "mass".

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Oncology Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
Environmental Engineering (English ver.)
  Study of cancer.
Oncology Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Oncology Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The study of cancer.
A Service of the National Cancer Institute.
Aids Glossary
the study and treatment of cancer.
Glossary of HIV/AIDS-Related Terms
Study of cancers or other tumors.
Oncology Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
WordNet 2.0

1. the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of tumors
(hypernym) medicine, medical specialty