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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 findings clarify the long-term risks for women with DCIS

New findings clarify the long-term risks for women with DCIS

Study offers the standard of surgical care for early-stage breast cancer

Study offers the standard of surgical care for early-stage breast cancer

Scientists identify key molecules that mediate radioresistance in aggressive brain cancer

Scientists identify key molecules that mediate radioresistance in aggressive brain cancer

Dietary oat bran can offset radiation-induced gut inflammation, study shows

Dietary oat bran can offset radiation-induced gut inflammation, study shows

Antibody improves progression-free survival in patients with advanced prostate cancer

Antibody improves progression-free survival in patients with advanced prostate cancer

Targeted therapy found to be effective at shrinking tumors in patients with nonsmall-cell lung cancer

Targeted therapy found to be effective at shrinking tumors in patients with nonsmall-cell lung cancer

Post-operative radiotherapy in NSCLC shows no statistically difference in 3-year disease-free survival

Post-operative radiotherapy in NSCLC shows no statistically difference in 3-year disease-free survival

Adding abemaciclib to hormonal therapy reduces recurrence in patients with HR+ HER2- early breast cancer

Adding abemaciclib to hormonal therapy reduces recurrence in patients with HR+ HER2- early breast cancer

Enhancing the efficacy of anti-PD-L1 immunotherapy for cancer

Enhancing the efficacy of anti-PD-L1 immunotherapy for cancer

CERN and CHUV team up to develop conceptual design of innovative radiotherapy facility

CERN and CHUV team up to develop conceptual design of innovative radiotherapy facility

COVID-19 pandemic affects delivery of cancer care and oncologists' wellbeing

COVID-19 pandemic affects delivery of cancer care and oncologists' wellbeing

Novel drug could improve life expectancy and quality for patients with hard-to-treat cancers

Novel drug could improve life expectancy and quality for patients with hard-to-treat cancers

New drug can enhance life expectancy and quality for patients with hard-to-treat cancers

New drug can enhance life expectancy and quality for patients with hard-to-treat cancers

New combination therapy helps fight cancer

New combination therapy helps fight cancer

Major UK study launched to assess the impact of COVID-19 on cancer patients

Major UK study launched to assess the impact of COVID-19 on cancer patients

Adjuvant chemotherapy can improve overall survival in patients with high-risk, low-grade glioma

Adjuvant chemotherapy can improve overall survival in patients with high-risk, low-grade glioma

Black pediatric cancer patients less likely to receive proton therapy than white children

Black pediatric cancer patients less likely to receive proton therapy than white children

Researchers discover new genes that influence cancer treatment success

Researchers discover new genes that influence cancer treatment success

Researchers identify potential drug target for curtailing cancer metastasis

Researchers identify potential drug target for curtailing cancer metastasis

Sortilin may hold the key to developing more effective treatment for pancreatic cancer

Sortilin may hold the key to developing more effective treatment for pancreatic cancer