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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).
New research uncovers mechanism behind the newest generation of cancer drugs

New research uncovers mechanism behind the newest generation of cancer drugs

Researchers develop new nanotheranostic system that solves many problems

Researchers develop new nanotheranostic system that solves many problems

Long-term follow-up of childhood cancer survivors is essential to maintain bone health

Long-term follow-up of childhood cancer survivors is essential to maintain bone health

New biomarker in urine can help detect aggressive prostate cancer

New biomarker in urine can help detect aggressive prostate cancer

New treatment method for glioblastoma shows indication of benefit

New treatment method for glioblastoma shows indication of benefit

Introduction of default physician order reduces unnecessary imaging for cancer patients

Introduction of default physician order reduces unnecessary imaging for cancer patients

Promising new approaches in the fight against brain metastasis

Promising new approaches in the fight against brain metastasis

Using artificial intelligence to personalize the dose of radiation therapy for cancer patients

Using artificial intelligence to personalize the dose of radiation therapy for cancer patients

Adult survivors of pediatric brain tumors may experience cognitive, socioeconomic burdens

Adult survivors of pediatric brain tumors may experience cognitive, socioeconomic burdens

Study calls for more aggressive treatments to improve 5-year survival in glioblastoma patients

Study calls for more aggressive treatments to improve 5-year survival in glioblastoma patients

Study emphasizes need for more aggressive treatments for glioblastoma patients

Study emphasizes need for more aggressive treatments for glioblastoma patients

Researchers successfully grow mini-tumors of head and neck cancers to test therapies

Researchers successfully grow mini-tumors of head and neck cancers to test therapies

Applying cutting-edge technology to radiotherapy for improving cancer patient outcomes

Applying cutting-edge technology to radiotherapy for improving cancer patient outcomes

Radiation associated with increased risk of adverse cardiac events in lung cancer patients

Radiation associated with increased risk of adverse cardiac events in lung cancer patients

World’s first clinical guidance on anal sex after prostate cancer treatments

World’s first clinical guidance on anal sex after prostate cancer treatments

Researchers propose a new look at the role of ferroptosis in cancer development

Researchers propose a new look at the role of ferroptosis in cancer development

Study finds no increased risk of congenital anomalies in children of fathers treated for testicular cancer

Study finds no increased risk of congenital anomalies in children of fathers treated for testicular cancer

Study shows both IDH-mutant WHO-defined molecular subgroups could benefit from PCV chemoradiotherapy

Study shows both IDH-mutant WHO-defined molecular subgroups could benefit from PCV chemoradiotherapy

Blood stem cell breakthrough could spare some patients from side effects of cancer treatments

Blood stem cell breakthrough could spare some patients from side effects of cancer treatments

Women in low- and middle-income countries need radiotherapy to treat their cervical cancer

Women in low- and middle-income countries need radiotherapy to treat their cervical cancer