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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).
Study uncovers why cancer patients with liver metastases have poor outcomes

Study uncovers why cancer patients with liver metastases have poor outcomes

Scientists identify distinct sub-types of angiosarcomas to allow for targeted treatment

Scientists identify distinct sub-types of angiosarcomas to allow for targeted treatment

Researchers discover how shattered chromosomes make cancer cells more aggressive

Researchers discover how shattered chromosomes make cancer cells more aggressive

Genomic and immune indicators can help identify prostate cancer patients at high risk of lethal outcomes

Genomic and immune indicators can help identify prostate cancer patients at high risk of lethal outcomes

Single-dose radiation therapy may lessen, eliminate unsafe additional outside trips during the pandemic

Single-dose radiation therapy may lessen, eliminate unsafe additional outside trips during the pandemic

Physicians don't always recognize radiation therapy side effects in cancer patients

Physicians don't always recognize radiation therapy side effects in cancer patients

Symptom under-recognition may be common in breast cancer patients treated with radiotherapy

Symptom under-recognition may be common in breast cancer patients treated with radiotherapy

New data shows abemaciclib continues to benefit high-risk, HR+, HER2-, early-stage breast cancer patients

New data shows abemaciclib continues to benefit high-risk, HR+, HER2-, early-stage breast cancer patients

New tool to predict breast cancer recurrences

New tool to predict breast cancer recurrences

Physical activity could mitigate some of the menopause symptoms

Physical activity could mitigate some of the menopause symptoms

First PSMA-targeted PET imaging drug approved for men with prostate cancer

First PSMA-targeted PET imaging drug approved for men with prostate cancer

‘Molecular clock’ blood test could help identify actively growing tumors in metastatic breast cancer

‘Molecular clock’ blood test could help identify actively growing tumors in metastatic breast cancer

Innovative radiotherapy technique benefits patients with locally advanced cervical cancer

Innovative radiotherapy technique benefits patients with locally advanced cervical cancer

Study unravels the immunogenicity of ferroptotic cancer cells

Study unravels the immunogenicity of ferroptotic cancer cells

Novel CAR T-cell therapy shows promising early results in children with neuroblastoma

Novel CAR T-cell therapy shows promising early results in children with neuroblastoma

Cell survival protein could protect kidneys from damage caused by cancer therapies

Cell survival protein could protect kidneys from damage caused by cancer therapies

Dexamethasone use could reduce immune checkpoint inhibitor efficacy in glioblastoma patients

Dexamethasone use could reduce immune checkpoint inhibitor efficacy in glioblastoma patients

Septic shock and pneumonia triggered by SARS-CoV-2 could be treated by radiation-activated MSCs

Septic shock and pneumonia triggered by SARS-CoV-2 could be treated by radiation-activated MSCs

Immune mechanism responsible for adverse inflammatory reactions after stem cell transplant identified

Immune mechanism responsible for adverse inflammatory reactions after stem cell transplant identified

Researchers assess the risk of proton therapy for children with brain tumors

Researchers assess the risk of proton therapy for children with brain tumors