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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).
Researchers identify attractive drug candidate to target glioma tumors

Researchers identify attractive drug candidate to target glioma tumors

Proton Partners acquires Blue Phantom2 data acquisition system to support innovative cancer treatment

Proton Partners acquires Blue Phantom2 data acquisition system to support innovative cancer treatment

Study identifies recurrent genomic alterations in subset of breast cancer

Study identifies recurrent genomic alterations in subset of breast cancer

Study shows experimental treatment not superior to standard therapy for head and neck cancer

Study shows experimental treatment not superior to standard therapy for head and neck cancer

Implant reconstruction after radiation leads to complications, less satisfaction in breast cancer patients

Implant reconstruction after radiation leads to complications, less satisfaction in breast cancer patients

Study explores causes of diagnostic delays and impact on treatment in cancer patients

Study explores causes of diagnostic delays and impact on treatment in cancer patients

PD-1 protein could serve as biomarker for predicting survival of lung cancer patients

PD-1 protein could serve as biomarker for predicting survival of lung cancer patients

Study highlights requirement of protein in initiation of apoptosis in uveal melanoma

Study highlights requirement of protein in initiation of apoptosis in uveal melanoma

Study explores fitness training approach during breast cancer treatment in multi-sport athlete

Study explores fitness training approach during breast cancer treatment in multi-sport athlete

Novel imaging agent can rapidly and accurately detect metastasis of prostate cancer

Novel imaging agent can rapidly and accurately detect metastasis of prostate cancer

Researchers identify pathway that helps cancer cells to aggressively spread in the brain

Researchers identify pathway that helps cancer cells to aggressively spread in the brain

SMU virologist receives NCI grant to advance research into how certain viruses cause cancers

SMU virologist receives NCI grant to advance research into how certain viruses cause cancers

Suppressing bone specific protein can alleviate radiotherapy-induced osteoporosis

Suppressing bone specific protein can alleviate radiotherapy-induced osteoporosis

World Cancer Congress: DITTA urges development of integrated care approaches in medical technology

World Cancer Congress: DITTA urges development of integrated care approaches in medical technology

Authors call for international efforts to end preventable deaths from breast, cervical cancer

Authors call for international efforts to end preventable deaths from breast, cervical cancer

Research shows potential way to counteract glioblastoma growth by blocking PPARα receptor

Research shows potential way to counteract glioblastoma growth by blocking PPARα receptor

Scientists discover new option for treating malignant pleural mesothelioma

Scientists discover new option for treating malignant pleural mesothelioma

Yale researchers identify chemical inhibitor that limits growth of lung tumor cells

Yale researchers identify chemical inhibitor that limits growth of lung tumor cells

Standard hormone supplement after radiotherapy could increase risk of prostate cancer recurrence

Standard hormone supplement after radiotherapy could increase risk of prostate cancer recurrence

ASCO issues new global guideline on screening for cervical cancer

ASCO issues new global guideline on screening for cervical cancer