the examination and remediation of non-cancerous and cancerous tumors. This department of medicine and of behavioral or populace sciences entails the management of cancer and is subsected into radiation oncology, surgical oncology, medical oncology, behavioral oncology, and epidemiology.

ONCOLOGY: "The oncology department is often thought to be a depressing part of the hospital to visit."
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