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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).
Australian-New Zealand hormone therapy trial good news for prostate cancer patients

Australian-New Zealand hormone therapy trial good news for prostate cancer patients

Tamoxifen study counters hopes that drug might protect the heart

Tamoxifen study counters hopes that drug might protect the heart

Great news for breast cancer patients

Great news for breast cancer patients

Fusing physics with medicine to fight cancer

Fusing physics with medicine to fight cancer

Children treated for soft tissue sarcomas at greater risk of second cancers

Children treated for soft tissue sarcomas at greater risk of second cancers

New clinical trial focuses on quality of life for men with prostate cancer

New clinical trial focuses on quality of life for men with prostate cancer

Isotopes for society

Isotopes for society

Elderly lung cancer patients tolerate combined chemotherapy and radiotherapy with no higher risk of death than younger patients

Elderly lung cancer patients tolerate combined chemotherapy and radiotherapy with no higher risk of death than younger patients

Mice put into "suspended animation" in U.S.

Mice put into "suspended animation" in U.S.

Innovation, competitive prices to underpin uptake of diagnostic ultrasound devices

Innovation, competitive prices to underpin uptake of diagnostic ultrasound devices

Genetic testing could bolster radiotherapy's effectiveness against cancer

Genetic testing could bolster radiotherapy's effectiveness against cancer

Hormonal treatment improves survival in high-risk prostate cancer patients

Hormonal treatment improves survival in high-risk prostate cancer patients

cT3 prostate cancer is operable

cT3 prostate cancer is operable

Construction will enable pSivida to increase BrachySil production

Construction will enable pSivida to increase BrachySil production

Approval for Temodar (temozolomide) capsules for newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme

Approval for Temodar (temozolomide) capsules for newly diagnosed glioblastoma multiforme

Risk of ischemic heart disease associated with radiotherapy for breast cancer has substantially decreased in the last 25 years

Risk of ischemic heart disease associated with radiotherapy for breast cancer has substantially decreased in the last 25 years

New chemotherapy gives hope to brain tumour patients

New chemotherapy gives hope to brain tumour patients

Combining PET and CT scans leads to more accurate radiation therapy for lung cancer patients

Combining PET and CT scans leads to more accurate radiation therapy for lung cancer patients

Nuclear reactor as a cancer cure

Nuclear reactor as a cancer cure

Way to detect early signs of testicular cancer

Way to detect early signs of testicular cancer