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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).
Addition of hormone therapy to radiotherapy treatments improves survival in prostate cancer patients

Addition of hormone therapy to radiotherapy treatments improves survival in prostate cancer patients

Defective gene in blood cancers could be treated with already available drugs

Defective gene in blood cancers could be treated with already available drugs

Humoral and cellular response to primary and booster COVID-19 vaccination in immunosuppressed patients

Humoral and cellular response to primary and booster COVID-19 vaccination in immunosuppressed patients

Black men with prostate cancer may have improved response to radiation therapy than white men

Black men with prostate cancer may have improved response to radiation therapy than white men

Study proves safety and effectiveness of novel radionuclide therapy for neuroendocrine neoplasms

Study proves safety and effectiveness of novel radionuclide therapy for neuroendocrine neoplasms

WHO joins global advocates to commemorate Day of Action for Cervical Cancer Elimination

WHO joins global advocates to commemorate Day of Action for Cervical Cancer Elimination

Proton therapy used for the first time in Switzerland to treat lung cancer

Proton therapy used for the first time in Switzerland to treat lung cancer

Experts discover novel tool to explore ways to advance cancer treatment

Experts discover novel tool to explore ways to advance cancer treatment

Experts reveal improved survival for patients with two out of three types of advanced breast cancer

Experts reveal improved survival for patients with two out of three types of advanced breast cancer

Arginine treatment enhances effectiveness of radiation therapy in cancer patients with brain metastases

Arginine treatment enhances effectiveness of radiation therapy in cancer patients with brain metastases

Understanding the current medical landscape of prostate cancer

Understanding the current medical landscape of prostate cancer

Chromosome aberrations linked to acute toxicities in esophageal cancer patients

Chromosome aberrations linked to acute toxicities in esophageal cancer patients

Five-day course of preoperative radiation therapy for sarcoma provides excellent local control rates

Five-day course of preoperative radiation therapy for sarcoma provides excellent local control rates

Fewer, higher doses of post-prostatectomy radiation therapy does not increase long-term side effects

Fewer, higher doses of post-prostatectomy radiation therapy does not increase long-term side effects

Researchers find a new way to analyze diseased and healthy cells from brain tumor patients

Researchers find a new way to analyze diseased and healthy cells from brain tumor patients

New system for targeted cancer radiation therapy using gold nanoparticles

New system for targeted cancer radiation therapy using gold nanoparticles

Daily use of cannabidiol oil may shrink lung tumors

Daily use of cannabidiol oil may shrink lung tumors

Radiation therapy for ventricular tachycardia may revert heart muscle cells to a younger state

Radiation therapy for ventricular tachycardia may revert heart muscle cells to a younger state

Young people with cancer face inequalities in fertility preservation services across the UK

Young people with cancer face inequalities in fertility preservation services across the UK

Artificial intelligence predicts the risk of metastatic relapse in breast cancer patients

Artificial intelligence predicts the risk of metastatic relapse in breast cancer patients