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Radiation therapy (in North America), or radiotherapy (in the UK and Australia) also called radiation oncology, and sometimes abbreviated to XRT, is the medical use of ionizing radiation as part of cancer treatment to control malignant cells (not to be confused with radiology, the use of radiation in medical imaging and diagnosis).
Study: Addition of MRI to mammography improves cancer detection after breast conservation therapy

Study: Addition of MRI to mammography improves cancer detection after breast conservation therapy

New research could help mitigate effects of radiation therapy

New research could help mitigate effects of radiation therapy

Southern Research aims to develop new radiosensitizers that may greatly benefit cancer patients

Southern Research aims to develop new radiosensitizers that may greatly benefit cancer patients

Research shows how adipose tissue reduces efficiency of radiotherapy in breast cancer patients

Research shows how adipose tissue reduces efficiency of radiotherapy in breast cancer patients

Single-dose radiotherapy effectively reduces spinal cord compression symptoms

Single-dose radiotherapy effectively reduces spinal cord compression symptoms

Moffitt researchers hope to improve personalized radiation therapy for head and neck cancer patients

Moffitt researchers hope to improve personalized radiation therapy for head and neck cancer patients

Target of Medicare insider trading case boasted he was unstoppable ‘beast’

Target of Medicare insider trading case boasted he was unstoppable ‘beast’

New treatment strategies increase lifespan of transplanted kidneys

New treatment strategies increase lifespan of transplanted kidneys

New clinical trial offers hope for patients with hard-to-treat cancer caused by asbestos

New clinical trial offers hope for patients with hard-to-treat cancer caused by asbestos

Scientists produce world's first CT images of biological tissue using protons

Scientists produce world's first CT images of biological tissue using protons

Elekta Unity (MR/RT) featured in 20 abstracts at ESTRO

Elekta Unity (MR/RT) featured in 20 abstracts at ESTRO

Elekta Unity introduced transformative magnetic resonance radiation therapy at ESTRO

Elekta Unity introduced transformative magnetic resonance radiation therapy at ESTRO

Elekta demonstrate high definition dynamic radiosurgery with Versa HD and Monaco at ESTRO

Elekta demonstrate high definition dynamic radiosurgery with Versa HD and Monaco at ESTRO

Use of videos can reduce need for anesthesia during radiotherapy for children with cancer

Use of videos can reduce need for anesthesia during radiotherapy for children with cancer

Radiotherapy given at high enough dose may provide survival benefits for pancreatic cancer patients

Radiotherapy given at high enough dose may provide survival benefits for pancreatic cancer patients

Brachytherapy is effective treatment option for penile cancer, study shows

Brachytherapy is effective treatment option for penile cancer, study shows

Precise delivery of HDR brachytherapy provides good quality of life to prostate cancer patients

Precise delivery of HDR brachytherapy provides good quality of life to prostate cancer patients

Adaptive radiation treatment decreases incidence of pneumonitis in lung cancer patients

Adaptive radiation treatment decreases incidence of pneumonitis in lung cancer patients

Study: Use of white blood cell boosting drugs found to be safe during chemo-radiotherapy of lung cancer

Study: Use of white blood cell boosting drugs found to be safe during chemo-radiotherapy of lung cancer

Molecular drug imaging likely to benefit children with brain tumors

Molecular drug imaging likely to benefit children with brain tumors