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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 develop ovarian tumor microenvironment-chip to test novel ways to treat the disease

Researchers develop ovarian tumor microenvironment-chip to test novel ways to treat the disease

Study shows promise of combining radiation therapy with dendritic-cell vaccines for breast cancer

Study shows promise of combining radiation therapy with dendritic-cell vaccines for breast cancer

Multimodality therapy critical for treating more aggressive prostate cancers

Multimodality therapy critical for treating more aggressive prostate cancers

Flinders University trial to evaluate new blood test for personalized cancer treatment

Flinders University trial to evaluate new blood test for personalized cancer treatment

Research shines new light on deadly medulloblastoma metastases

Research shines new light on deadly medulloblastoma metastases

Tips of cancer survivors' tongues are less sensitive to tastes, study finds

Tips of cancer survivors' tongues are less sensitive to tastes, study finds

FLASH radiotherapy could revolutionize future tumor treatments

FLASH radiotherapy could revolutionize future tumor treatments

New breakthrough could lead to a cure for common childhood cancer

New breakthrough could lead to a cure for common childhood cancer

New platform can detect microRNA-205 with high sensitivity, excellent selectivity

New platform can detect microRNA-205 with high sensitivity, excellent selectivity

Study provides treatment options for children with average risk medulloblastoma

Study provides treatment options for children with average risk medulloblastoma

Researchers clarify cellular processes related to radiation resistance of pancreatic cancer cells

Researchers clarify cellular processes related to radiation resistance of pancreatic cancer cells

Depleting SIRPα-deficient in macrophages activate tumor antigen-specific cytotoxic T cells

Depleting SIRPα-deficient in macrophages activate tumor antigen-specific cytotoxic T cells

Spike antibodies after vaccination with Pfizer and Oxford vaccines

Spike antibodies after vaccination with Pfizer and Oxford vaccines

New technology tricks tumors to eliminate itself through the production of anti-cancer agents

New technology tricks tumors to eliminate itself through the production of anti-cancer agents

Targeted therapies could exploit unique metabolic features of pancreatic cancer cells

Targeted therapies could exploit unique metabolic features of pancreatic cancer cells

PET imaging can enable accurate diagnosis of recurring brain metastases

PET imaging can enable accurate diagnosis of recurring brain metastases

Review outlines ways to effectively deliver radiotherapy to optimize benefit and minimize risk

Review outlines ways to effectively deliver radiotherapy to optimize benefit and minimize risk

Study: Stereotactic body radiotherapy can be safely used to treat patients with multiple metastases

Study: Stereotactic body radiotherapy can be safely used to treat patients with multiple metastases

NCCS starts clinical trial to examine the use of TCM in countering cancer-related symptoms

NCCS starts clinical trial to examine the use of TCM in countering cancer-related symptoms

New nanomedicine device is effective for treating glioblastoma multiforme

New nanomedicine device is effective for treating glioblastoma multiforme