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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).
New way to deliver agents for the treatment of skin cancer

New way to deliver agents for the treatment of skin cancer

Effectiveness of acupuncture for cancer treatment relief

Effectiveness of acupuncture for cancer treatment relief

Survey reveals ignorance and confusion about cancer amongst seniors

Survey reveals ignorance and confusion about cancer amongst seniors

New chemotherapy regimen prolongs survival in difficult-to-treat childhood brainstem gliomas

New chemotherapy regimen prolongs survival in difficult-to-treat childhood brainstem gliomas

Vaginal brachytherapy improves quality of life after treatment for endometrial cancer

Vaginal brachytherapy improves quality of life after treatment for endometrial cancer

Internal radiotherapy better than external for quality of life in endometrial cancer patients

Internal radiotherapy better than external for quality of life in endometrial cancer patients

Varian Medical Systems receives FDA clearance for new radiosurgery device

Varian Medical Systems receives FDA clearance for new radiosurgery device

Chemoradiation in advanced head and neck cancers

Chemoradiation in advanced head and neck cancers

Fatigue after treatment for early stage breast cancer

Fatigue after treatment for early stage breast cancer

Chemotherapy may be culprit for fatigue in breast cancer survivors

Chemotherapy may be culprit for fatigue in breast cancer survivors

New anti-cancer drug made from corn lillies kills brain tumor stem cells

New anti-cancer drug made from corn lillies kills brain tumor stem cells

Report on access to cancer drugs across Europe flawed

Report on access to cancer drugs across Europe flawed

Nanotubes offer new approach to cancer radiotherapy

Nanotubes offer new approach to cancer radiotherapy

Prophylactic cranial irradiation in small cell lung cancer significantly increases survival

Prophylactic cranial irradiation in small cell lung cancer significantly increases survival

Killer T cell treatment shows promise against cancers in transplant patients

Killer T cell treatment shows promise against cancers in transplant patients

Increased cure of breast cancer with extra boost irradiation after surgery

Increased cure of breast cancer with extra boost irradiation after surgery

First case of successful ovarian tissue transplantation between two, nonidentical sisters

First case of successful ovarian tissue transplantation between two, nonidentical sisters

Woman has successful ovarian transplant from her sister

Woman has successful ovarian transplant from her sister

Barr confirms patent challenge of TEMODAR

Barr confirms patent challenge of TEMODAR

Adult survivors of childhood leukemia exercise less putting themselves at risk for obesity

Adult survivors of childhood leukemia exercise less putting themselves at risk for obesity