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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 shows safety and effectiveness of PET radiotracer in imaging glioblastomas

Study shows safety and effectiveness of PET radiotracer in imaging glioblastomas

Promising new approach uses natural killer cells to treat glioblastomas

Promising new approach uses natural killer cells to treat glioblastomas

Fertility can be successfully preserved in breast cancer patients, shows study

Fertility can be successfully preserved in breast cancer patients, shows study

Study links unexpected hospital stays to negative outcomes in head and neck cancer patients

Study links unexpected hospital stays to negative outcomes in head and neck cancer patients

New agreements to increase access to cancer medicines and save countless lives

New agreements to increase access to cancer medicines and save countless lives

Researchers discover key signaling pathway in the pathogenesis of Paget's disease

Researchers discover key signaling pathway in the pathogenesis of Paget's disease

Developing betatron based medical complexes to reduce the chance of cancer recurrence

Developing betatron based medical complexes to reduce the chance of cancer recurrence

Two potent small molecules appear to suppress tumor growth in multiple cancers

Two potent small molecules appear to suppress tumor growth in multiple cancers

New wearable patch may provide improved treatment experience for melanoma patients

New wearable patch may provide improved treatment experience for melanoma patients

Developing new radiotherapy technologies to treat more cancer patients in Sub-Saharan Africa

Developing new radiotherapy technologies to treat more cancer patients in Sub-Saharan Africa

Advancements in the Optimization of Medical Accelerators

Advancements in the Optimization of Medical Accelerators

ASTRO's new guideline provides recommendations for radiation therapy to treat cervical cancer

ASTRO's new guideline provides recommendations for radiation therapy to treat cervical cancer

Better testing could lead to improved treatments for a specific type of ovarian cancer

Better testing could lead to improved treatments for a specific type of ovarian cancer

Study investigates combined effects of cancer therapy and inherited genetics

Study investigates combined effects of cancer therapy and inherited genetics

Oral antidiabetics improve outcomes in diabetics with colorectal cancer

Oral antidiabetics improve outcomes in diabetics with colorectal cancer

Genetic screening could be effective at detecting undiagnosed cases of prostate cancer

Genetic screening could be effective at detecting undiagnosed cases of prostate cancer

Monoclonal antibody therapy achieves modest reduction in recurrence for patients with HER2-positive DCIS

Monoclonal antibody therapy achieves modest reduction in recurrence for patients with HER2-positive DCIS

Addition of monoclonal antibody to trimodality therapy offers no benefit in HER2 over expressing esophageal cancer

Addition of monoclonal antibody to trimodality therapy offers no benefit in HER2 over expressing esophageal cancer

Characterizing immune cells in malignant brain tumors

Characterizing immune cells in malignant brain tumors

A promising method for treating triple-negative breast cancer

A promising method for treating triple-negative breast cancer