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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).
Hereditary genetic defect linked to medulloblastoma destabilizes protein regulation

Hereditary genetic defect linked to medulloblastoma destabilizes protein regulation

Understanding hereditary medulloblastomas in children

Understanding hereditary medulloblastomas in children

Study examines the effect of Medicaid expansion on head and neck cancer patients

Study examines the effect of Medicaid expansion on head and neck cancer patients

Research shows significant difference in radiation response between sexes

Research shows significant difference in radiation response between sexes

Size of tumor tissue area crucial for reliable cancer prognosis, study shows

Size of tumor tissue area crucial for reliable cancer prognosis, study shows

New framework to help guide decisions for prostate cancer radiotherapy during COVID-19 pandemic

New framework to help guide decisions for prostate cancer radiotherapy during COVID-19 pandemic

Intense and targeted radiotherapy could slow progression of certain prostate cancers

Intense and targeted radiotherapy could slow progression of certain prostate cancers

Combination of radiation and immunotherapy shows promise for advanced head and neck cancers

Combination of radiation and immunotherapy shows promise for advanced head and neck cancers

New European collaboration to accelerate lifesaving cancer research

New European collaboration to accelerate lifesaving cancer research

Scientists developing a combined vaccine to fight most malignant brain tumor

Scientists developing a combined vaccine to fight most malignant brain tumor

UT Dallas scientists awarded CPRIT grants for lung, kidney cancer research

UT Dallas scientists awarded CPRIT grants for lung, kidney cancer research

UCI makes tremendous strides in prevention, early detection and treatment of cancer

UCI makes tremendous strides in prevention, early detection and treatment of cancer

Scientists discover novel molecular pathway involved in immunotherapy response

Scientists discover novel molecular pathway involved in immunotherapy response

NRG Oncology trial: Hippocampal avoidance during whole-brain radiotherapy reduces risks

NRG Oncology trial: Hippocampal avoidance during whole-brain radiotherapy reduces risks

Detailed maps of breast cancer reveal how genetic changes shape the tumor landscape

Detailed maps of breast cancer reveal how genetic changes shape the tumor landscape

Researchers develop new way to monitor radiation doses for cancer patients

Researchers develop new way to monitor radiation doses for cancer patients

UK cancer patients use Brainlab Mixed Reality Viewer to visualize, understand their treatment

UK cancer patients use Brainlab Mixed Reality Viewer to visualize, understand their treatment

Researchers engineer probiotics to safely deliver immunotherapies to tumors

Researchers engineer probiotics to safely deliver immunotherapies to tumors

Racial, socioeconomic disparities found among patients with HPV-positive oropharyngeal cancer

Racial, socioeconomic disparities found among patients with HPV-positive oropharyngeal cancer

Research could help understand the effect of ionizing radiation on human cells

Research could help understand the effect of ionizing radiation on human cells