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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).
Breakthrough research could potentially improve detection and treatment of anal cancer

Breakthrough research could potentially improve detection and treatment of anal cancer

New guidelines may lead to better management of patients with glioma

New guidelines may lead to better management of patients with glioma

Colorectal cancer deaths on the rise among Americans: JAMA study

Colorectal cancer deaths on the rise among Americans: JAMA study

Moffitt Cancer Center and Cvergenx form research partnership to revolutionize radiation therapy

Moffitt Cancer Center and Cvergenx form research partnership to revolutionize radiation therapy

Cancer prognosis improves in young women treated with breast conserving surgery

Cancer prognosis improves in young women treated with breast conserving surgery

Advanced statistical modeling and analytic tools can make health care, medical data more meaningful

Advanced statistical modeling and analytic tools can make health care, medical data more meaningful

Breast cancer patients treated with targeted radiotherapy experience fewer side effects

Breast cancer patients treated with targeted radiotherapy experience fewer side effects

Researchers discover mechanism that plays key role in development of resistance to immunotherapy

Researchers discover mechanism that plays key role in development of resistance to immunotherapy

Antiperspirants can be safely used during breast radiotherapy, study suggests

Antiperspirants can be safely used during breast radiotherapy, study suggests

Researchers find new way to protect stem cells from inflammation during wound repair

Researchers find new way to protect stem cells from inflammation during wound repair

CU Boulder study sheds new light on mechanism behind radiation-induced bystander effect

CU Boulder study sheds new light on mechanism behind radiation-induced bystander effect

Developing software for cell and gene therapy supply chain tracking

Developing software for cell and gene therapy supply chain tracking

UK behind other European countries in cancer care, report says

UK behind other European countries in cancer care, report says

Researchers discover reason for chemoresistance in small cell lung cancer

Researchers discover reason for chemoresistance in small cell lung cancer

Neolys Diagnostics announces new precise, rapid blood test to evade radiotherapy side effects

Neolys Diagnostics announces new precise, rapid blood test to evade radiotherapy side effects

Scientists reveal role of cellular prion protein in development of NF2-related tumors

Scientists reveal role of cellular prion protein in development of NF2-related tumors

Study reveals radiation therapy advantage for patients with right-sided colorectal tumors

Study reveals radiation therapy advantage for patients with right-sided colorectal tumors

Study: Addition of MRI to mammography improves cancer detection after breast conservation therapy

Study: Addition of MRI to mammography improves cancer detection after breast conservation therapy

New research could help mitigate effects of radiation therapy

New research could help mitigate effects of radiation therapy

Southern Research aims to develop new radiosensitizers that may greatly benefit cancer patients

Southern Research aims to develop new radiosensitizers that may greatly benefit cancer patients