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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).
Do neighborhood-level disparities in breast cancer–specific survival remain after accounting for individual, tumor, and treatment characteristics?

Do neighborhood-level disparities in breast cancer–specific survival remain after accounting for individual, tumor, and treatment characteristics?

New research pinpoints key pathways in prostate cancer's vulnerability to ferroptosis

New research pinpoints key pathways in prostate cancer's vulnerability to ferroptosis

Innovative breast cancer treatment sequence yields positive results

Innovative breast cancer treatment sequence yields positive results

Lancet Commission predicts sharp increase in global prostate cancer cases

Lancet Commission predicts sharp increase in global prostate cancer cases

Study demonstrates safe reduction of lymph node removal in breast cancer patients

Study demonstrates safe reduction of lymph node removal in breast cancer patients

Low-dose boost of radiotherapy keeps young breast cancer patients recurrence-free

Low-dose boost of radiotherapy keeps young breast cancer patients recurrence-free

Researchers develop AI tool to predict side effects of treatment in breast cancer patients

Researchers develop AI tool to predict side effects of treatment in breast cancer patients

Breast Cancer Now funds researchers to investigate targeted radiotherapy for metastatic breast cancer in the brain

Breast Cancer Now funds researchers to investigate targeted radiotherapy for metastatic breast cancer in the brain

BU study reveals key to combating high-risk neuroblastoma

BU study reveals key to combating high-risk neuroblastoma

EHRA 2024 explores prevention and treatment of heart rhythm disorders

EHRA 2024 explores prevention and treatment of heart rhythm disorders

Exploring olive oil compounds oleuropein and hydroxytyrosol as potential treatments for neuroblastoma

Exploring olive oil compounds oleuropein and hydroxytyrosol as potential treatments for neuroblastoma

Innovative CAR T cell therapy targets two proteins to combat aggressive brain tumor growth

Innovative CAR T cell therapy targets two proteins to combat aggressive brain tumor growth

Computer model can find signs of lymph node cancer in 90% of cases

Computer model can find signs of lymph node cancer in 90% of cases

Relugolix and radiation therapy may be a safe, effective combination for treating prostate cancer

Relugolix and radiation therapy may be a safe, effective combination for treating prostate cancer

Study reveals decline in cancer mortality among middle-aged people in the UK

Study reveals decline in cancer mortality among middle-aged people in the UK

Exploring the power of diet: A new frontier in disease management and cancer treatment

Exploring the power of diet: A new frontier in disease management and cancer treatment

Breakthrough nanopipette enables real-time observation of cancer cell reactions to treatment

Breakthrough nanopipette enables real-time observation of cancer cell reactions to treatment

UK lags in cancer treatment compared to other countries

UK lags in cancer treatment compared to other countries

Evaluating the efficacy of ultrahypofractionated whole breast irradiation in a FAST-Forward randomized trial

Evaluating the efficacy of ultrahypofractionated whole breast irradiation in a FAST-Forward randomized trial

Collaborative project gets $20 million to develop new radiopharmaceutical cancer therapies

Collaborative project gets $20 million to develop new radiopharmaceutical cancer therapies

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