Descriptor English: Medical Oncology
Descriptor Spanish: Oncología Médica
Descriptor oncología médica
Scope note: Subespecialidad de la medicina interna que se ocupa del estudio de las neoplasias.
Descriptor Portuguese: Oncologia
Descriptor French: Oncologie médicale
Entry term(s): Clinical Oncology
Oncology, Clinical
Oncology, Medical
Tree number(s): H02.403.429.515
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the study of neoplasms.
Annotation: use for the specialty only RADIATION ONCOLOGY is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Internal Medicine (1966-1978)
Specialties, Medical (1968-1978)
Public MeSH Note: 79
History Note: 79
Entry Version: MED ONCOL
Related: Neoplasms MeSH
DeCS ID: 8662
Unique ID: D008495
NLM Classification: QZ 21
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Date Established: 1979/01/01
Date of Entry: 1978/05/09
Revision Date: 2016/06/10
Medical Oncology - Preferred
Concept UI M0013221
Scope note A subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the study of neoplasms.
Preferred term Medical Oncology
Entry term(s) Oncology, Medical
Clinical Oncology - Narrower
Concept UI M0529266
Preferred term Clinical Oncology
Entry term(s) Oncology, Clinical

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