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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).
Call to speed access to innovative advances for all breast cancer patients

Call to speed access to innovative advances for all breast cancer patients

Salvage radiation therapy for PSA recurrence following radical prostatectomy

Salvage radiation therapy for PSA recurrence following radical prostatectomy

Ginseng may improve survival and quality of life after a diagnosis of breast cancer

Ginseng may improve survival and quality of life after a diagnosis of breast cancer

The transcription factor MEF/ELF4 regulates the quiescence of primitive hematopoietic cells

The transcription factor MEF/ELF4 regulates the quiescence of primitive hematopoietic cells

Scientists gain better understanding of the behavior of leukemic cells

Scientists gain better understanding of the behavior of leukemic cells

Breast screening means thousands get unnecessary and invasive treatment

Breast screening means thousands get unnecessary and invasive treatment

BrainLAB wins patent infringement case

BrainLAB wins patent infringement case

Botox finds a use in cancer treatment

Botox finds a use in cancer treatment

Oocyte cryopreservation - allows women to freeze their eggs

Oocyte cryopreservation - allows women to freeze their eggs

Turmeric and cauliflower prevents prostate cancer

Turmeric and cauliflower prevents prostate cancer

Turmeric holds real potential for the treatment and prevention of prostate cancer

Turmeric holds real potential for the treatment and prevention of prostate cancer

Fabricated cancer study published in the Lancet

Fabricated cancer study published in the Lancet

Breast cancer survival rate boosted by radiotherapy

Breast cancer survival rate boosted by radiotherapy

Fullerenes can help fend off damage to normal tissue from radiation

Fullerenes can help fend off damage to normal tissue from radiation

Radiotherapy for certain cancers increases the risk of pelvic fractures

Radiotherapy for certain cancers increases the risk of pelvic fractures

Gene therapy potential of the protein vasostatin for treatment of pancreatic cancer

Gene therapy potential of the protein vasostatin for treatment of pancreatic cancer

Cancer survivors require tailored follow-up plans

Cancer survivors require tailored follow-up plans

Young scientists turn to gel to ease side-effects of cancer treatment

Young scientists turn to gel to ease side-effects of cancer treatment

Research project to advance understanding of how cancer cells evade the immune system

Research project to advance understanding of how cancer cells evade the immune system

Sensors, a smart dose of medicine for cancer treatment

Sensors, a smart dose of medicine for cancer treatment