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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of tumors.

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  • The word oncology comes from the Greek word meaning
  • Â''She didnÂ't really talk about the word Â'cancer, Â 'but the fact that she used the word oncology, it was like, Â'Wow.
  • But I just spent a week in bed feeling more and more wretched, until my husband eventually called the oncology clinic, which told him to take me to A&E, and pronto.
  • And firms that focus on specialized markets, such as oncology, or the treatment of rarer maladies can thrive. for more
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