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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).
Prolonged breath-holding could have potential as part of new treatment for cardiac arrhythmias

Prolonged breath-holding could have potential as part of new treatment for cardiac arrhythmias

Flash Radiotherapy could Deliver all the Radiation Needed in One Rapid Treatment

Flash Radiotherapy could Deliver all the Radiation Needed in One Rapid Treatment

21-gene recurrence score can aid in radiation decision-making, shows study

21-gene recurrence score can aid in radiation decision-making, shows study

Study demonstrates feasibility of giving entire course of radiation in less than a second

Study demonstrates feasibility of giving entire course of radiation in less than a second

Researchers capture light emission from the eye of a patient undergoing radiotherapy

Researchers capture light emission from the eye of a patient undergoing radiotherapy

New brain tumor research could improve patient diagnosis, treatment options

New brain tumor research could improve patient diagnosis, treatment options

Proton therapy has similar cure rates, fewer serious side effects compared with traditional radiation

Proton therapy has similar cure rates, fewer serious side effects compared with traditional radiation

Developing less aggressive cancer drugs that enable the immune system to recognize tumors

Developing less aggressive cancer drugs that enable the immune system to recognize tumors

Clinical study demonstrates effective alternative to mastectomy for recurrent breast cancer

Clinical study demonstrates effective alternative to mastectomy for recurrent breast cancer

Zebrafish 'avatars' help distinguish radiosensitive from radioresistant tumors

Zebrafish 'avatars' help distinguish radiosensitive from radioresistant tumors

Radiation therapy alone found to be cost-effective for treatment of DCIS

Radiation therapy alone found to be cost-effective for treatment of DCIS

Retrospective review: Proton therapy well tolerated in patients undergoing breast conserving surgery

Retrospective review: Proton therapy well tolerated in patients undergoing breast conserving surgery

Common antibiotic appears to boost the effect of radiation on tumor cells

Common antibiotic appears to boost the effect of radiation on tumor cells

Cancer patients report less dry mouth after receiving acupuncture treatment

Cancer patients report less dry mouth after receiving acupuncture treatment

NeutroCure project aims to cure inflammatory disease with neutrophils

NeutroCure project aims to cure inflammatory disease with neutrophils

UPV researchers develop new methodology to monitor patients with glioblastoma

UPV researchers develop new methodology to monitor patients with glioblastoma

Study identifies improved treatment option for neuroblastoma

Study identifies improved treatment option for neuroblastoma

Study reveals effectiveness of single-dose radiotherapy for cancer in the spine

Study reveals effectiveness of single-dose radiotherapy for cancer in the spine

Researchers develop new strategy for treating the most aggressive type of brain cancer

Researchers develop new strategy for treating the most aggressive type of brain cancer

Women treated for early-stage breast cancer may develop invasive breast cancer

Women treated for early-stage breast cancer may develop invasive breast cancer