Oncology is a specialty of medicine that deals with cancer. A medical professional who practices oncology is an oncologist.

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Oncology is concerned with the diagnosis, therapy, and follow-up care of patients with cancer, and palliative care of patients with terminal malignancies. Oncologists also focus on the ethical questions of cancer care in in conducting population screenings for cancer.