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

[Greek onkos, mass, tumor; see nek- in Indo-European roots + -logy.]

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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Adj.1.oncological - of or relating to or practicing oncology; "oncological nurse"
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The decorations were to include painted ceramic ornaments made by children receiving oncological care in a number of Italian hospitals.
The true work of a large insurance company was carried out once more by MetLife, supporting the children undergoing treatment at the Makarion Hospital Children's Oncological Clinic.
Contract award: 138 / zp / 15 - the procedure for the public procurement conducted in an open tender worth more than 207 000 per lease centrifugal blood pump for cardiopulmonary bypass for the department of vascular surgery, general and oncological wss them.
The pipeline, which is rich and diverse, has drugs being developed for both oncological and non-oncological indications.
Meanwhile, the authors also reported comparable oncological outcomes in this group of patients relative to their younger counterparts.
3] More recently, however, larger studies comparing overall survival (OS) and CSS after partial and radical nephrectomies for T1b tumours have established NSS as an option with equivalent oncological outcomes and a significantly lower incidence of postoperative chronic kidney disease.
The minister stressed the importance of the oncological hospital in enhancing health and therapeutic services for cancer patients.
Methods: At the Gemeinschaftskrankenhaus Havelhoehe, Berlin oncological patients are documented in the "Tumorbasisdoku-mentation" (TBD).
It is important for medical practitioners to take note of the indications for oocyte cryopreservation, which may be both oncological and non-oncological.
Khalifeh also said oncological drugs used in treatment were covered by his ministry.
The fifth congress of the Euro-Asian Respiratory Society (EARS) aims to review and find ways to resolve problems of respiratory system diseases, tuberculosis, oncological diseases and lung surgical disorders.
However, a review of the evidence reveals that the oncological safety of these new procedures is often not being evaluated thoroughly, the author said.