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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).
New breakthrough could lead to a cure for common childhood cancer

New breakthrough could lead to a cure for common childhood cancer

New platform can detect microRNA-205 with high sensitivity, excellent selectivity

New platform can detect microRNA-205 with high sensitivity, excellent selectivity

Study provides treatment options for children with average risk medulloblastoma

Study provides treatment options for children with average risk medulloblastoma

Researchers clarify cellular processes related to radiation resistance of pancreatic cancer cells

Researchers clarify cellular processes related to radiation resistance of pancreatic cancer cells

Depleting SIRPα-deficient in macrophages activate tumor antigen-specific cytotoxic T cells

Depleting SIRPα-deficient in macrophages activate tumor antigen-specific cytotoxic T cells

Spike antibodies after vaccination with Pfizer and Oxford vaccines

Spike antibodies after vaccination with Pfizer and Oxford vaccines

New technology tricks tumors to eliminate itself through the production of anti-cancer agents

New technology tricks tumors to eliminate itself through the production of anti-cancer agents

Targeted therapies could exploit unique metabolic features of pancreatic cancer cells

Targeted therapies could exploit unique metabolic features of pancreatic cancer cells

PET imaging can enable accurate diagnosis of recurring brain metastases

PET imaging can enable accurate diagnosis of recurring brain metastases

Review outlines ways to effectively deliver radiotherapy to optimize benefit and minimize risk

Review outlines ways to effectively deliver radiotherapy to optimize benefit and minimize risk

Study: Stereotactic body radiotherapy can be safely used to treat patients with multiple metastases

Study: Stereotactic body radiotherapy can be safely used to treat patients with multiple metastases

NCCS starts clinical trial to examine the use of TCM in countering cancer-related symptoms

NCCS starts clinical trial to examine the use of TCM in countering cancer-related symptoms

New nanomedicine device is effective for treating glioblastoma multiforme

New nanomedicine device is effective for treating glioblastoma multiforme

Study uncovers role for STING in regulating tumor response to DNA-damaging treatments

Study uncovers role for STING in regulating tumor response to DNA-damaging treatments

Novel PET tracer is safe and can clearly identify early stages of rheumatoid arthritis

Novel PET tracer is safe and can clearly identify early stages of rheumatoid arthritis

Breast cancer treatment can be safely reduced in women over the age of 70

Breast cancer treatment can be safely reduced in women over the age of 70

Phase 1 clinical trial to test a new, potential method against cancer

Phase 1 clinical trial to test a new, potential method against cancer

Treatment resistance in triple-negative breast cancers linked to softer tissue environment

Treatment resistance in triple-negative breast cancers linked to softer tissue environment

Cancer patients treated with immunotherapy at high risk of developing thrombotic complications

Cancer patients treated with immunotherapy at high risk of developing thrombotic complications

New treatment for late-stage neuroendocrine tumors found to be more effective and less toxic

New treatment for late-stage neuroendocrine tumors found to be more effective and less toxic