If there was a “cure” coming out of Big Pharma and oncology, we would all know about it.
Demicheli also had been a physicist but had switched to oncology research after his wife died of Hodgkin lymphoma in 1976.
Omran was the first person he met at the oncology floor of the hospital.
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.
The branch of medicine devoted to the study, treatment, and cure of cancer.