Medical Glossary
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OCN An abbreviation for Oncology Certified Nurse, a credential given from the Oncology Nursing Society to registered nurses who have met a set or requirements including passing a national oncology certification examination.
Oncogene A gene that directs cell growth and if altered, can cause cancer.
Oncogenesis The study of the development of cancer.
Oncologist A physician who specialized in the treatment of cancer.
Oncology The study and treatment of cancer.
Ototoxic A treatment toxic to the ears most commonly resulting in ringing in the ears or hearing loss.