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By acquiring Biovex, we're continuing the transformation of Amgen into a company that supports therapeutic oncology as well as supportive care oncology.
Roger M. Perlmutter

Meaning of "oncology" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ONCOLOGY

oncology  [ɒŋˈkɒlədʒɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ONCOLOGY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Oncology is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ONCOLOGY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

oncology

Oncology

Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with cancer. A medical professional who practices oncology is an oncologist. Oncology is concerned with: ▪ The diagnosis of any cancer in a person ▪ Therapy ▪ Follow-up of cancer patients after successful treatment ▪ Palliative care of patients with terminal malignancies ▪ Ethical questions surrounding cancer care ▪ Screening efforts: ▪ of populations, or ▪ of the relatives of patients...

Definition of oncology in the English dictionary

The definition of oncology in the dictionary is the branch of medicine concerned with the study, classification, and treatment of tumours.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ONCOLOGY


arcology
ɑːˈkɒlədʒɪ
biopsychology
ˌbaɪəʊsaɪˈkɒlədʒɪ
conchology
kɒŋˈkɒlədʒɪ
ecology
ɪˈkɒlədʒɪ
ecotoxicology
ˌiːkəʊˌtɒksɪˈkɒlədʒɪ
ethnomusicology
ˌɛθnəʊmjuːzɪˈkɒlədʒɪ
gynaecology
ˌɡaɪnɪˈkɒlədʒɪ
immunopharmacology
ˌɪmjʊnəʊsəˌfɑːməˈkɒlədʒɪ
lexicology
ˌlɛksɪˈkɒlədʒɪ
musicology
ˌmjuːzɪˈkɒlədʒɪ
mycology
maɪˈkɒlədʒɪ
neuropsychology
ˌnjʊərəʊsaɪˈkɒlədʒɪ
palaeoecology
ˌpælɪəʊɪˈkɒlədʒɪ
paleoecology
ˌpælɪəʊɪˈkɒlədʒɪ
pharmacology
ˌfɑːməˈkɒlədʒɪ
phycology
faɪˈkɒlədʒɪ
psychology
saɪˈkɒlədʒɪ
psychopharmacology
ˌsaɪkəʊˌfɑːməˈkɒlədʒɪ
toxicology
ˌtɒksɪˈkɒlədʒɪ
trichology
trɪˈkɒlədʒɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ONCOLOGY

oncogen
oncogene
oncogenesis
oncogeneticist
oncogenic
oncogenicity
oncogenous
oncologic
oncological
oncologist
oncolysis
oncolytic
oncome
oncometer
oncoming
oncomouse
oncornavirus
oncost
oncostman
oncosts

WORDS THAT END LIKE ONCOLOGY

anthology
anthropology
archaeology
astrology
biology
biotechnology
genealogy
geology
information technology
methodology
microbiology
mythology
neurology
pathology
phonology
physiology
radiology
sociology
technology
terminology
theology

Synonyms and antonyms of oncology in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «oncology» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ONCOLOGY

Find out the translation of oncology to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of oncology from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «oncology» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

肿瘤科
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

oncología
570 millions of speakers

English

oncology
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ऑन्कोलॉजी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الأورام
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

онкология
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

oncologia
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অনকোলজি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

oncologie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Onkologi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Onkologie
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

腫瘍学
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

종양학
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Oncology
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ung thư
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

புற்றுநோயியல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आवाळूंचा शास्त्रीय अभ्यास
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

onkoloji
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

oncologia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

onkologia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

онкологія
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

oncologie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ογκολογία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

onkologie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

onkologi
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

onkologi
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of oncology

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ONCOLOGY»

The term «oncology» is very widely used and occupies the 16.771 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ONCOLOGY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about oncology

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4 QUOTES WITH «ONCOLOGY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word oncology.
1
John Cameron
Most medical physicists work in the physics of radiation oncology making sure that the desired dose is given to the cancer and the dose to normal tissues are minimized.
2
Oxana Chusovitina
There was no child oncology in Uzbekistan and in Russia you don't have a chance because there are already so many on the waiting lists.
3
Siddhartha Mukherjee
If there's a seminal discovery in oncology in the last 20 years, it's that idea that cancer genes are often mutated versions of normal genes.
4
Roger M. Perlmutter
By acquiring Biovex, we're continuing the transformation of Amgen into a company that supports therapeutic oncology as well as supportive care oncology.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ONCOLOGY»

Discover the use of oncology in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to oncology and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Radiation Oncology: A Question-based Review
It is also an ideal preparation tool for written and oral board examinations. Organized in chapters and sections by site, the book covers in detail all the sites and cancer types currently treated with radiotherapy.
Boris Hristov, John P. Christodouleas, Steven H. Lin, 2010
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Basic Radiation Oncology
The third section describes radiation treatment regimens appropriate for the main cancer sites and tumor types. The book has been designed to ensure that the reader will find it easy to use.
Murat Beyzadeoglu, Gokhan Ozyigit, Cüneyt Ebruli, 2010
3
Manual of Clinical Oncology
The seventh edition is a practical, accessible, comprehensive guide to the management of patients with cancer.
Casciato, Mary C. Territo, 2012
4
The Clinical Guide to Oncology Nutrition
This guide explores the fundamentals -- from nutrition screening to therapy protocols to pharmacological management -- with new chapters devoted to ACS survivor guidelines, reimbursement guidelines and outcomes research.
‎2006
5
Manual of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Entirely updated to reflect modern thinking and protocols, the Manual of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology provides concise information needed for the day-to-day management of children with pediatric hematologic and oncologic diseases.
Philip Lanzkowsky, 2005
6
Integrative Oncology
Integrative Oncology, the first volume in the Weil Integrative Medicine Library, provides a wealth of information for both practitioners and consumers on the emerging field of integrative oncology.
Donald Abrams, Andrew Weil, 2008
7
The M.D. Anderson Surgical Oncology Handbook
Written by current and former surgical oncology fellows of the world-renowned M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, this portable handbook is a practical guide to established surgical oncology principles for each organ system.
Barry W. Feig, Denise C. Ching, 2012
8
Textbook of Surgical Oncology
This book provides a state of the art review of cancer surgery for senior residents approaching certification at the completion of their training as well as providing an up to date reference work for established clinicians in their day to ...
Graeme J. Poston, Daniel Beauchamp, Theo Ruers, 2007
9
Core Curriculum for Oncology Nursing
Published in collaboration with the ONS, this text is the definitive source for concepts and practices in oncology nursing and can be used for orientation of nurses to oncology, inservice and continuing education programs for practicing ...
Joanne Itano, Karen N. Taoka, 2005
10
The Bethesda Handbook of Clinical Oncology
Written by clinicians from the National Cancer Institute and other leading institutions, this comprehensive, clear, concise oncology handbook is designed specifically for quick bedside consultation.
Jame Abraham, James L. Gulley, Carmen J. Allegra, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ONCOLOGY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term oncology is used in the context of the following news items.
1
UPDATE: Ziopharm Oncology's (ZIOP) Malignant Glioma Treatment …
Ziopharm Oncology's Adenoviral vector-RheoSwitch Therapeutic System-human interleukin 12 + veledimex has received FDA orphan drug ... «StreetInsider.com, Jul 15»
2
Companion Diagnostic Tests in Oncology – Global Analysis and …
A companion diagnostic test is defined as an in vitro diagnostic device or an imaging tool whose use allows the safe application of a therapy. «Medgadget.com, Jul 15»
3
Roche Earnings Down Y/Y, Oncology/Immunology Drive Sales
The oncology portfolio looks solid as ever and we expect the HER2 ... its portfolio beyond oncology to immunology with drugs like Actemra, ... «Zacks.com, Jul 15»
4
Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement in Oncology – Payer …
The Report Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement in Oncology – Payer Pressure to Justify Premium Pricing of Novel Agents, Pushing ... «Medgadget.com, Jul 15»
5
Champions Oncology to Announce Fourth Quarter Financial Results …
HACKENSACK, N.J., July 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Champions Oncology (OTC-BB: CSBR), a company engaged in the development of advanced technology ... «PR Newswire, Jul 15»
6
Clovis Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLVS) Analyst Rating Update
Wall Street analysts polled by Zacks Research have given Clovis Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLVS) a rating of 1.5 on a consensus basis. Using a ... «Investor Newswire, Jul 15»
7
Biotech Stocks you should dump -ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc …
ZIOPHARM Oncology Inc. (NASDAQ:ZIOP) fell -1.49% to close last trading session at $ 12.59. The company, on June 02, 2015, announced that ... «Wall Street Observer, Jul 15»
8
Malin fundraising dance for oncology unit
There will be a fundraising dance in aid of the Oncology Unit, Letterkenny Hospital in the Malin Hotel on Sunday next July 25. Dancing is from ... «Derry Journal, Jul 15»
9
Merck extends Ablynx immuno-oncology relationship with heavily …
Ablynx (EBR:ABLX) has extended its immuno-oncology pact with Merck ($MRK), boosting its potential earnings from the alliance by €4 billion ... «FierceBiotech, Jul 15»
10
Bateria found in half of oncology centre's water outlets
QUESTIONS are being asked after half the water outlets in Worcestershire's new oncology centre were found to contain an antibiotic-resistant ... «Evesham Journal, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Oncology [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/oncology>. Aug 2019 ».
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