oncology on·col·o·gy (ŏn-kŏl'ə-jē, ŏng-)
The branch of medicine dealing with the physical, chemical, and biological properties of tumors, including study of their development, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
|oncology (ŏn-kŏl'ə-jē) Pronunciation Key
The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
The branch of medicine devoted to the study, treatment, and cure of cancer.