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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).
Precisely targeted radiation therapy can control limited cancer spread

Precisely targeted radiation therapy can control limited cancer spread

Medulloblastoma in children - two studies find clues to treatment

Medulloblastoma in children - two studies find clues to treatment

Findings may aid in bone marrow transplants, blood diseases

Findings may aid in bone marrow transplants, blood diseases

High dose shot of vitamin C halts the spread of cancer

High dose shot of vitamin C halts the spread of cancer

Hospital error resulted in 17 cancer patients wrongly told they were clear

Hospital error resulted in 17 cancer patients wrongly told they were clear

Smoking among child cancer survivors highest in most at risk group

Smoking among child cancer survivors highest in most at risk group

Laboratory and mouse studies show targeted drug blocks the growth of breast cancer cells that spread to the brain

Laboratory and mouse studies show targeted drug blocks the growth of breast cancer cells that spread to the brain

Former cancer patient says radiation bungle shows flaw in the health system

Former cancer patient says radiation bungle shows flaw in the health system

A search for the best prostate cancer treatment

A search for the best prostate cancer treatment

Discovery of molecule that kills kidney cancer cells

Discovery of molecule that kills kidney cancer cells

New ovarian stimulation technique helps women restore their fertility following chemotherapy or radiotherapy

New ovarian stimulation technique helps women restore their fertility following chemotherapy or radiotherapy

Treatment delays result in poor outcomes for men with breast cancer

Treatment delays result in poor outcomes for men with breast cancer

New clinical trial for patients with asbestos-associated lung cancer

New clinical trial for patients with asbestos-associated lung cancer

First comprehensive report on colorectal cancer care in Europe and Australia reveals need for action

First comprehensive report on colorectal cancer care in Europe and Australia reveals need for action

Radiation therapy prolongs life in men with recurrent prostate cancer

Radiation therapy prolongs life in men with recurrent prostate cancer

FDA targets cancer cure 'scammers' online

FDA targets cancer cure 'scammers' online

Gene radiotherapy system shows promise for fighting treatment-resistant cancer cells

Gene radiotherapy system shows promise for fighting treatment-resistant cancer cells

Nuclear medicine imaging test could aid children suffering from reflux disease

Nuclear medicine imaging test could aid children suffering from reflux disease

European researchers take lid off the genome

European researchers take lid off the genome

Industry supports international melanoma research

Industry supports international melanoma research

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