cancerology
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GC: n

S: JPGM – http://www.jpgmonline.com/article.asp?issn=0022-3859;year=1978;volume=24;issue=2;spage=68;epage=90;aulast=Kothari (last access: 20 September 2016); JofCanc – http://www.journalofcancerology.com/ (last access: 20 September 2016).

N: 1. 1930s; earliest use found in American Speech. From cancer + -ology. Compare French cancérologie.
2. The study of cancerous tumors.
3. The term oncology literally means a branch of science that deals with tumours and cancers. The word “onco” means bulk, mass, or tumor while “-logy” means study.

S: 1. OD – https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/cancerology (last access: 20 September 2016). 2. TERMIUM PLUS – https://bit.ly/2r0IMtM (last access: 20 September 2016). 3. NM – http://www.news-medical.net/health/What-is-Oncology.aspx (last access: 20 September 2016).

SYN: 1. carcinology. 2. oncology.

S: 1. TERMIUM PLUS – https://bit.ly/2r0IMtM (last access: 20 September 2016); GDT – http://www.granddictionnaire.com/ficheOqlf.aspx?Id_Fiche=8364092 (last access: 20 September 2016). 2. TERMIUM PLUS – https://bit.ly/2r0IMtM (last access: 20 September 2016).

CR: angiogenesis, cancer, cancerous, carcinogenic, cervical cancer, cyst, HeLa cell, neoplasia, neoplastic, oncological.