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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).
Individual’s alpha wave frequency can be used as reliable pain indicator, shows study

Individual’s alpha wave frequency can be used as reliable pain indicator, shows study

Panthera’s oncology clinical trial sites in the UK are open for research activities

Panthera’s oncology clinical trial sites in the UK are open for research activities

CNIO and HKUST researchers identify how some gliomas acquire chemoresistance

CNIO and HKUST researchers identify how some gliomas acquire chemoresistance

How to decide whether or not to start treatment for prostate cancer?

How to decide whether or not to start treatment for prostate cancer?

Study shows how radiotherapy alters the behavior of immune cells in glioblastoma tumors

Study shows how radiotherapy alters the behavior of immune cells in glioblastoma tumors

Study shows safety and effectiveness of PET radiotracer in imaging glioblastomas

Study shows safety and effectiveness of PET radiotracer in imaging glioblastomas

Promising new approach uses natural killer cells to treat glioblastomas

Promising new approach uses natural killer cells to treat glioblastomas

Fertility can be successfully preserved in breast cancer patients, shows study

Fertility can be successfully preserved in breast cancer patients, shows study

Study links unexpected hospital stays to negative outcomes in head and neck cancer patients

Study links unexpected hospital stays to negative outcomes in head and neck cancer patients

New agreements to increase access to cancer medicines and save countless lives

New agreements to increase access to cancer medicines and save countless lives

Researchers discover key signaling pathway in the pathogenesis of Paget's disease

Researchers discover key signaling pathway in the pathogenesis of Paget's disease

Developing betatron based medical complexes to reduce the chance of cancer recurrence

Developing betatron based medical complexes to reduce the chance of cancer recurrence

Two potent small molecules appear to suppress tumor growth in multiple cancers

Two potent small molecules appear to suppress tumor growth in multiple cancers

New wearable patch may provide improved treatment experience for melanoma patients

New wearable patch may provide improved treatment experience for melanoma patients

Developing new radiotherapy technologies to treat more cancer patients in Sub-Saharan Africa

Developing new radiotherapy technologies to treat more cancer patients in Sub-Saharan Africa

Advancements in the Optimization of Medical Accelerators

Advancements in the Optimization of Medical Accelerators

ASTRO's new guideline provides recommendations for radiation therapy to treat cervical cancer

ASTRO's new guideline provides recommendations for radiation therapy to treat cervical cancer

Better testing could lead to improved treatments for a specific type of ovarian cancer

Better testing could lead to improved treatments for a specific type of ovarian cancer

Study investigates combined effects of cancer therapy and inherited genetics

Study investigates combined effects of cancer therapy and inherited genetics

Oral antidiabetics improve outcomes in diabetics with colorectal cancer

Oral antidiabetics improve outcomes in diabetics with colorectal cancer