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on·col·o·gy

 (ŏn-kŏl′ə-jē, ŏng-)
n.
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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Administration of total parenteral nutrition does not impair long-term oncological outcomes, but negatively affects long-term bowel function after extended pelvic lymph node dissection, radical cystectomy, and urinary diversion.
Depressive symptoms are common among cancer survivors even years after treatment has ended," said Heiddis Valdimarsdottir, PhD, Associate Professor of Oncological Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and lead author of the study.
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.
Meanwhile, the authors also reported comparable oncological outcomes in this group of patients relative to their younger counterparts.
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The oncological patients diagnosed and treaty and stable situation of the oncological disease present lower punctuations in the SF-36 that no oncological patients.
Methods: At the Gemeinschaftskrankenhaus Havelhoehe, Berlin oncological patients are documented in the "Tumorbasisdoku-mentation" (TBD).