kidzsearch.com > wiki   Explore:web images videos games  

Oncology




KidzSearch Safe Wikipedia for Kids.
Jump to: navigation, search

Oncology is the medical sub-speciality that deals with the study and treatment of cancer. A doctor that practices oncology is called an oncologist. The term originates from the Greek onkos (ονκος), meaning bulk, mass, or tumour; and the suffix -ology, meaning "study of."



Help Improve This Page: Please contact us to become an approved KidzSearch editor and provide your credentials. Provide feedback on this article in our Oncology Forum