What is Oncology?

What is Oncology?

Postby mandyscott » Tue Dec 22, 2015 8:47 am

Many people are confused with the Oncology and tumor. here I will introduce it to all of you.
Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with the study, treatment, diagnosis and prevention of cancer. A medical professional who practices oncology is an oncologist. [1] The name's etymological origin is the Greek word ὄγκος (ónkos), meaning "tumor", "volume" or "mass".[2]

Oncology is concerned with:

The diagnosis of any cancer in a person (pathology)
Therapy (e.g. surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy and other modalities)
Follow-up of cancer patients after successful treatment
Palliative care of patients with terminal malignancies
Ethical questions surrounding cancer care
Screening efforts:
I hope this can help you with this field.
source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oncology
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Re: What is Oncology?

Postby Violakbrowne » Fri Jun 17, 2016 6:03 am

Thank you for providing the information about oncology,It is the study ,treatment and prevention of cancer .There are so many people suffering with different type of cancer.Which is the one the most dangerous disease in human.
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