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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).
Ignorance puts Australian women at risk of dying from ovarian cancer

Ignorance puts Australian women at risk of dying from ovarian cancer

Specialist breast care nurses for supportive care of women with breast cancer

Specialist breast care nurses for supportive care of women with breast cancer

Tumor-targeting viral therapy slows neuroblastoma, malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors

Tumor-targeting viral therapy slows neuroblastoma, malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors

Radiotherapy as effective as surgery in bladder cancer treatment

Radiotherapy as effective as surgery in bladder cancer treatment

New test for newly diagnosed breast cancer

New test for newly diagnosed breast cancer

Factors associated with survival in advanced laryngeal cancer

Factors associated with survival in advanced laryngeal cancer

DAB2IP gene linked to aggressive prostate cancer

DAB2IP gene linked to aggressive prostate cancer

New radiotherapy system benefits high-risk patients

New radiotherapy system benefits high-risk patients

Breast MRI spots other cancers, may alter treatment plan

Breast MRI spots other cancers, may alter treatment plan

New portable and low-cost device will make quality control of radiotherapy treatments possible

New portable and low-cost device will make quality control of radiotherapy treatments possible

Should the UK lower the age for prostate cancer detection in line with the USA?

Should the UK lower the age for prostate cancer detection in line with the USA?

Block buster cancer drug Avastin gives hope to brain tumor victims

Block buster cancer drug Avastin gives hope to brain tumor victims

Lung cancer treatment leads to Irish honour

Lung cancer treatment leads to Irish honour

Antioxidants inositol and inositol hexaphosphate could provide all-purpose radiation protection

Antioxidants inositol and inositol hexaphosphate could provide all-purpose radiation protection

Light activated magic bullets zap out cancers

Light activated magic bullets zap out cancers

Which lung volumes to use for radiotherapy planning of lung cancer

Which lung volumes to use for radiotherapy planning of lung cancer

PET scans track small tumors after stereotactic body radiotherapy

PET scans track small tumors after stereotactic body radiotherapy

Surgery, radiation gives early survival advantage in bile duct cancer

Surgery, radiation gives early survival advantage in bile duct cancer

Integrated approach to IMRT provides quality care for head and neck cancer patients

Integrated approach to IMRT provides quality care for head and neck cancer patients

Combination targets offer new hope in fight against cancer

Combination targets offer new hope in fight against cancer