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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).
Aggressive treatment for nasopharyngeal cancer shown to be more effective

Aggressive treatment for nasopharyngeal cancer shown to be more effective

Moderate exercise helps beat fatigue from prostate radiation

Moderate exercise helps beat fatigue from prostate radiation

Innovative treatment for cancer patients who have previously undergone chemotherapy, surgery or radiotherapy

Innovative treatment for cancer patients who have previously undergone chemotherapy, surgery or radiotherapy

New information guide on cervical cancer

New information guide on cervical cancer

Effective treatment for soft tissue sarcoma (rhabdomyosarcoma)

Effective treatment for soft tissue sarcoma (rhabdomyosarcoma)

Educating patients can help limit side effects of chemotherapy and radiation

Educating patients can help limit side effects of chemotherapy and radiation

Chemoradioimmunotherapy for advanced breast cancer

Chemoradioimmunotherapy for advanced breast cancer

Combining targeted immunotherapy with chemotherapy and radiation therapy to successfully kill metastatic tumour cells

Combining targeted immunotherapy with chemotherapy and radiation therapy to successfully kill metastatic tumour cells

Successes in frozen ovarian tissue technology may offer hope to women being treated for cancer

Successes in frozen ovarian tissue technology may offer hope to women being treated for cancer

Continued commercial development of research into DNA repair

Continued commercial development of research into DNA repair

New computer cluster will help understanding of how human cells and organs work

New computer cluster will help understanding of how human cells and organs work

Targeting a gene that protects cancer cells from the lethal effects of radiotherapy could help improve the impact of treatment

Targeting a gene that protects cancer cells from the lethal effects of radiotherapy could help improve the impact of treatment

Computer cluster helps understand how human cells and organs work

Computer cluster helps understand how human cells and organs work

New shaped-beam radiation delivery system provides patients with targeted cancer treatment

New shaped-beam radiation delivery system provides patients with targeted cancer treatment

New drugs ease treatment of multiple myeloma

New drugs ease treatment of multiple myeloma

Drug Tarceva improves survival chance for patients with advanced lung cancer

Drug Tarceva improves survival chance for patients with advanced lung cancer

Current test for prostate cancer is inadequate

Current test for prostate cancer is inadequate

Results from a clinical study of CyberKnife ® radiosurgery for locally advanced pancreatic cancer

Results from a clinical study of CyberKnife ® radiosurgery for locally advanced pancreatic cancer

Baby born from 21 year old cryopreserved sperm

Baby born from 21 year old cryopreserved sperm

X-ray beams could kick start genes into fighting cancer

X-ray beams could kick start genes into fighting cancer

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