Certain stretches of cellular DNA, genes that when
inappropriately activated, contribute to the malignant transformation
of a cell.
Oncologist--A physician who specializes in cancer treatment,
after undergoing extensive training and examinations.
Oncology--The science dealing with the physical, chemical and
biologic properties and features of cancer, including causes and the
Early Palliative Care in Lung CA Focuses on Coping, Symptoms
Jan 31, 2013 - Early palliative care clinic visits, integrated with standard oncologic care for patients with metastatic lung cancer, emphasize symptom management, coping, and psychosocial aspects of illness, according to research published online Jan. 28 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
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