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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).
Predicting cancer risk in the long term

Predicting cancer risk in the long term

Report on radical prostatectomy for octogenarians

Report on radical prostatectomy for octogenarians

Genmab starts HuMax-EGFr combination study

Genmab starts HuMax-EGFr combination study

Curcumin has anticancer effects

Curcumin has anticancer effects

ESMO explores collaboration to fight cancer on all fronts

ESMO explores collaboration to fight cancer on all fronts

Lack of care for older breast cancer patients

Lack of care for older breast cancer patients

Cancer Research UK and Cancerbackup form strategic partnership

Cancer Research UK and Cancerbackup form strategic partnership

Women from poor backgrounds fare worse with breast cancer

Women from poor backgrounds fare worse with breast cancer

Cancer Research UK secures fenretinide orphan drug licence

Cancer Research UK secures fenretinide orphan drug licence

Stimuvax investigational lung cancer vaccine phase III study starts

Stimuvax investigational lung cancer vaccine phase III study starts

Osteopenia and cancer in children and adolescents

Osteopenia and cancer in children and adolescents

Group exercise helps breast cancer sufferers

Group exercise helps breast cancer sufferers

Changes in breast cancer management

Changes in breast cancer management

BrainLAB wins patent lawsuit

BrainLAB wins patent lawsuit

Researchers study dosimetry in radiotherapy through Monte Carlo techniques

Researchers study dosimetry in radiotherapy through Monte Carlo techniques

Drug giant Wyeth loses another HRT trial to the tune of $1.5 million

Drug giant Wyeth loses another HRT trial to the tune of $1.5 million

Cetuximab with radiotherapy does not increase side effects for head and neck cancer patients

Cetuximab with radiotherapy does not increase side effects for head and neck cancer patients

Tea aids recovery of radiation damaged skin

Tea aids recovery of radiation damaged skin

Scientists discover how androgen plays a role in the development of prostate cancer

Scientists discover how androgen plays a role in the development of prostate cancer

New research could affect future treatment options for prostate cancer

New research could affect future treatment options for prostate cancer

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