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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).
Drug used to treat lung cancer could help improve survival rates for bladder cancer patients

Drug used to treat lung cancer could help improve survival rates for bladder cancer patients

New instrument will help Columbia scientists to study heavy ion radiation therapy

New instrument will help Columbia scientists to study heavy ion radiation therapy

IQWiG highlights weak evidence on the use of two innovative high-risk medical devices

IQWiG highlights weak evidence on the use of two innovative high-risk medical devices

Soy molasses and kudzu roots may help fight against pediatric tumors

Soy molasses and kudzu roots may help fight against pediatric tumors

New study highlights the need for UK-US collaboration to address global cancer burden

New study highlights the need for UK-US collaboration to address global cancer burden

Exercise elicits benefits to breast cancer patients’ physical and mental health

Exercise elicits benefits to breast cancer patients’ physical and mental health

Antidopaminergic antiemetics associated with elevated risk of ischemic stroke

Antidopaminergic antiemetics associated with elevated risk of ischemic stroke

Biomarker testing in lung cancer patients has increased in real-world clinical practice, study reveals

Biomarker testing in lung cancer patients has increased in real-world clinical practice, study reveals

New approach radically increases the success of breast cancer immunotherapy

New approach radically increases the success of breast cancer immunotherapy

Using metal oxide nanoparticles as 'radiosensitizers' for gentler cancer treatment

Using metal oxide nanoparticles as 'radiosensitizers' for gentler cancer treatment

Novel nanoparticles enable synergy of radiation and photodynamic therapies of deep tumor tissues

Novel nanoparticles enable synergy of radiation and photodynamic therapies of deep tumor tissues

Choice of initial treatment not related to depression, emotional well-being in prostate cancer patients

Choice of initial treatment not related to depression, emotional well-being in prostate cancer patients

Penn Medicine receives $12.3 million NIH grant to study FLASH radiotherapy for cancer

Penn Medicine receives $12.3 million NIH grant to study FLASH radiotherapy for cancer

ESMO announces a new series of resources to guide physicians in oncological practice

ESMO announces a new series of resources to guide physicians in oncological practice

New trial aims to test a non-invasive treatment for early-stage liver cancer

New trial aims to test a non-invasive treatment for early-stage liver cancer

Study finds the optimal duration of treatments for patients with high-risk prostate cancer

Study finds the optimal duration of treatments for patients with high-risk prostate cancer

Outcomes of SARS-Cov-2 infection in patients undergoing active anti-cancer treatment

Outcomes of SARS-Cov-2 infection in patients undergoing active anti-cancer treatment

Traditional Chinese medicine can be an effective radiosensitizer for patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Traditional Chinese medicine can be an effective radiosensitizer for patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma

New analysis on intersectionality in cancer care

New analysis on intersectionality in cancer care

Study offers a new, effective therapeutic option against glioblastoma

Study offers a new, effective therapeutic option against glioblastoma