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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).
Yale study finds optimal radiation treatment for early-stage glottic cancer

Yale study finds optimal radiation treatment for early-stage glottic cancer

Study reveals promising results for primary liver cancer patients treated with SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres

Study reveals promising results for primary liver cancer patients treated with SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres

Restricting amino acids in diet slows tumor growth, prolongs survival in mice

Restricting amino acids in diet slows tumor growth, prolongs survival in mice

NCCN Radiation Therapy Compendium adds nine new clinical practice guidelines in oncology

NCCN Radiation Therapy Compendium adds nine new clinical practice guidelines in oncology

IRCM researchers discover how immunotherapy works in some cancer patients

IRCM researchers discover how immunotherapy works in some cancer patients

Surgical partners successfully remove nearly 2,000 cranial base tumors

Surgical partners successfully remove nearly 2,000 cranial base tumors

ASTRO issues new clinical guideline for management of oropharyngeal cancer with radiation therapy

ASTRO issues new clinical guideline for management of oropharyngeal cancer with radiation therapy

Feinstein Institute research may lead to new treatment option for low-grade gliomas

Feinstein Institute research may lead to new treatment option for low-grade gliomas

Clinical study examines impact of yoga on side-effects caused by prostate cancer treatment

Clinical study examines impact of yoga on side-effects caused by prostate cancer treatment

Protocol violations in reduced radiotherapy lead to worse outcomes in children with brain tumors

Protocol violations in reduced radiotherapy lead to worse outcomes in children with brain tumors

RCR: NHS delivery plans fail to tackle early diagnosis, treatment of cancer

RCR: NHS delivery plans fail to tackle early diagnosis, treatment of cancer

Researchers find antibody to be effective against radiation-induced fibrosis

Researchers find antibody to be effective against radiation-induced fibrosis

Clinical research trial investigates new treatment approach for early-stage eye melanoma

Clinical research trial investigates new treatment approach for early-stage eye melanoma

Novel X-ray sensor opens new doors for high-precision medical imaging and radiotherapy

Novel X-ray sensor opens new doors for high-precision medical imaging and radiotherapy

Virtual environment education decreases anxiety before prostate cancer treatment

Virtual environment education decreases anxiety before prostate cancer treatment

New clinical approach offers hope for patients with aggressive brain cancer

New clinical approach offers hope for patients with aggressive brain cancer

Research shows SBRT as viable curative option for older lung cancer patients

Research shows SBRT as viable curative option for older lung cancer patients

Roswell Park-led study shows benefits of ‘one and done’ SBRT treatment approach for NSCLC patients

Roswell Park-led study shows benefits of ‘one and done’ SBRT treatment approach for NSCLC patients

Combined therapy extends survival of older patients with glioblastoma, clinical study shows

Combined therapy extends survival of older patients with glioblastoma, clinical study shows

Breast cancer mortality rate has dropped massively over last 30 years

Breast cancer mortality rate has dropped massively over last 30 years