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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).
Researchers identify genetic mechanisms that produce radioresistance in cancer cells

Researchers identify genetic mechanisms that produce radioresistance in cancer cells

Radiation oncology clinics report fewer patients despite improved safety measures

Radiation oncology clinics report fewer patients despite improved safety measures

Study examines 5-aminolevulinic acid induced fluorescence in surgery of brain metastases

Study examines 5-aminolevulinic acid induced fluorescence in surgery of brain metastases

Nomograms can predict the risk of treatment delays for head and neck cancer patients

Nomograms can predict the risk of treatment delays for head and neck cancer patients

More selective elimination of leukemic and hematopoietic stem cells

More selective elimination of leukemic and hematopoietic stem cells

Combination of schizophrenia drug and radiation shows promise in treating glioblastoma

Combination of schizophrenia drug and radiation shows promise in treating glioblastoma

Prostate cancer mortality rates predicted to fall in the EU but rise in Poland

Prostate cancer mortality rates predicted to fall in the EU but rise in Poland

Oncological care in the COVID-19 era

Oncological care in the COVID-19 era

Death rates from prostate cancer predicted to decline overall in EU

Death rates from prostate cancer predicted to decline overall in EU

China with the world: COVID-19 experts dialogues - the 4th talk transcript

China with the world: COVID-19 experts dialogues - the 4th talk transcript

Shorter-course radiotherapy will benefit bowel cancer patients during COVID-19

Shorter-course radiotherapy will benefit bowel cancer patients during COVID-19

Hereditary genetic defect linked to medulloblastoma destabilizes protein regulation

Hereditary genetic defect linked to medulloblastoma destabilizes protein regulation

Understanding hereditary medulloblastomas in children

Understanding hereditary medulloblastomas in children

Study examines the effect of Medicaid expansion on head and neck cancer patients

Study examines the effect of Medicaid expansion on head and neck cancer patients

Research shows significant difference in radiation response between sexes

Research shows significant difference in radiation response between sexes

Size of tumor tissue area crucial for reliable cancer prognosis, study shows

Size of tumor tissue area crucial for reliable cancer prognosis, study shows

New framework to help guide decisions for prostate cancer radiotherapy during COVID-19 pandemic

New framework to help guide decisions for prostate cancer radiotherapy during COVID-19 pandemic

Intense and targeted radiotherapy could slow progression of certain prostate cancers

Intense and targeted radiotherapy could slow progression of certain prostate cancers

Combination of radiation and immunotherapy shows promise for advanced head and neck cancers

Combination of radiation and immunotherapy shows promise for advanced head and neck cancers

New European collaboration to accelerate lifesaving cancer research

New European collaboration to accelerate lifesaving cancer research