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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).
Monitoring care of patients with lung cancer in Northern Ireland

Monitoring care of patients with lung cancer in Northern Ireland

New 90-second radiotherapy therapy called RapidArc

New 90-second radiotherapy therapy called RapidArc

Improving cancer therapy achieved through taste, odor intervention

Improving cancer therapy achieved through taste, odor intervention

High dosage brachytherapy obtains excellent results in head and neck tumors

High dosage brachytherapy obtains excellent results in head and neck tumors

Belfast gets new cancer centre

Belfast gets new cancer centre

Study finds biological clue in brain tumor development

Study finds biological clue in brain tumor development

Promising results for 5-day stereotactic body radiation therapy in early stage prostate cancer

Promising results for 5-day stereotactic body radiation therapy in early stage prostate cancer

Metastatic bone disease patients can walk in Lazarus' footsteps

Metastatic bone disease patients can walk in Lazarus' footsteps

Male lumpectomy - first line treatment for prostate cancer

Male lumpectomy - first line treatment for prostate cancer

Drug therapy for brain tumors shows promise

Drug therapy for brain tumors shows promise

European Commission and US FDA approve intravenous formulation of temozolomide

European Commission and US FDA approve intravenous formulation of temozolomide

Launch of new cancer equipment

Launch of new cancer equipment

Stereotactic body radiotherapy doubles survival in lung cancer

Stereotactic body radiotherapy doubles survival in lung cancer

Radiation therapy equipment vendors to test system integration

Radiation therapy equipment vendors to test system integration

Cancer Research UK launches first super cancer centre in Birmingham

Cancer Research UK launches first super cancer centre in Birmingham

Trial of Quadramet (153 Samarium-lexidronam) in combo with Velcade shows positive results

Trial of Quadramet (153 Samarium-lexidronam) in combo with Velcade shows positive results

Temozolomide sales reach $1 billion

Temozolomide sales reach $1 billion

Source of cancer stem cells' resistance to radiation discovered

Source of cancer stem cells' resistance to radiation discovered

Scientists discover missing link in the way cells protect themselves against cancer

Scientists discover missing link in the way cells protect themselves against cancer

Revealed! - Missing link in how cells protect themselves from cancer

Revealed! - Missing link in how cells protect themselves from cancer

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