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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).
Young male cancer survivors may benefit from testosterone replacement therapy

Young male cancer survivors may benefit from testosterone replacement therapy

Fresh light on why aggressive breast tumors form and how they can be treated

Fresh light on why aggressive breast tumors form and how they can be treated

Mirada Medical announces series of installations of world’s first AI software for cancer treatment

Mirada Medical announces series of installations of world’s first AI software for cancer treatment

UK to be transformed into global hub for next-generation radiotherapy research

UK to be transformed into global hub for next-generation radiotherapy research

New molecule can reduce aggressiveness of embryonal central nervous system tumors

New molecule can reduce aggressiveness of embryonal central nervous system tumors

Researchers seek to replace metal collimators with plastic analogs made by 3D printer

Researchers seek to replace metal collimators with plastic analogs made by 3D printer

UK aims to lead with cutting-edge radiation therapy

UK aims to lead with cutting-edge radiation therapy

Innovative research network marks a new era of radiotherapy research in the UK

Innovative research network marks a new era of radiotherapy research in the UK

Proton radiation therapy can help treat patients with hepatocellular carcinoma

Proton radiation therapy can help treat patients with hepatocellular carcinoma

Studies support use of proton radiation therapy to treat patients with fatal type of liver cancer

Studies support use of proton radiation therapy to treat patients with fatal type of liver cancer

Research finds disparities in receiving recommended treatment for lung cancer

Research finds disparities in receiving recommended treatment for lung cancer

New method may offer effective treatment for pancreatic cancer with fewer side effects

New method may offer effective treatment for pancreatic cancer with fewer side effects

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and IAEA team up to combat childhood cancers

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and IAEA team up to combat childhood cancers

Study: High levels of circ E7 is a positive prognostic marker in anal squamous cell carcinoma

Study: High levels of circ E7 is a positive prognostic marker in anal squamous cell carcinoma

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy can relieve symptoms and side-effects of radiotherapy

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy can relieve symptoms and side-effects of radiotherapy

Cancer Atlas: Progress in the fight against cancer is not only possible, but achievable

Cancer Atlas: Progress in the fight against cancer is not only possible, but achievable

RTKI drugs may not significantly improve survival rates of patients during radiotherapy

RTKI drugs may not significantly improve survival rates of patients during radiotherapy

Hormone therapy worsens quality of life in women with breast cancer

Hormone therapy worsens quality of life in women with breast cancer

Combination treatment cures pancreatic cancer, reprograms the immune system

Combination treatment cures pancreatic cancer, reprograms the immune system

Salford scientists identify new drug candidate to starve and suffocate breast cancer stem cells

Salford scientists identify new drug candidate to starve and suffocate breast cancer stem cells