Meaning of oncology in English:


Pronunciation /ɒŋˈkɒlədʒi/

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mass nounMedicine
  • The study and treatment of tumours.

    ‘She has previously worked at Mayo in the areas of orthopedic oncology and pediatric radiology.’
    • ‘Cheng is also an assistant professor of gynecology and obstetrics and oncology.’
    • ‘In paediatric oncology this should include the track record of new treatments studied in earlier trials’
    • ‘An oncology consultant suggested radiation therapy for the lung lesion and head.’
    • ‘A similar situation has been noted in paediatric oncology, with a lower than expected number of referrals for bone marrow transplant.’
    • ‘She willingly lectures at conferences on palliative care, oncology nursing, and pain management.’
    • ‘Such arrangements should be considered for future studies in clinical oncology, especially those in which complex questions are asked.’
    • ‘Radiology and oncology, which are both examined by the Royal College of Radiologists, were analysed separately.’
    • ‘My research group runs training courses in communication skills for healthcare professionals working in oncology.’
    • ‘She carried a heavy workload, much involved in paediatric oncology and the early days of bone marrow transplantation.’
    • ‘After senior house officer posts in emergency medicine, oncology, and medicine, he was appointed to the Royal Marsden Hospital.’
    • ‘He was referred to the department of oncology, and ultrasonography showed a calcified left paravertebral tumour.’
    • ‘It represents the most exciting advance in solid tumour oncology over the past decade.’
    • ‘All patients were seen together with a senior nurse from the gynaecological oncology unit.’
    • ‘Because the paediatric oncology ward was full, the boy was admitted to a general paediatric ward.’
    • ‘Considering the rapid changes in the field of medical oncology, each guideline undergoes a yearly update.’
    • ‘So this was really looking at the impact of medical oncology.’
    • ‘Other leaders in oncology have also urged continued study of this treatment.’
    • ‘These groups were cases in patients admitted to renal, oncology or haematology wards, and all other cases.’
    • ‘In the past year colorectal cancer has been at the cutting edge of new developments in medical oncology.’