Last Updated: Sunday, August 25, 2013, 17:59
Scientists in the UK have claimed that they have developed a revolutionary radiotherapy machine with a beam so intense it can destroy the most aggressive tumours without harming surrounding healthy tissue.
Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013, 10:34
Researchers have found a new treatment to kill cancer cells but leave the body`s healthy cells undamaged, unlike traditional therapies such as radiotherapy.
Last Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013, 19:07
: Treating early breast cancer patients with an advanced form of radiotherapy known as Intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT), gives better results than the standard treatment, according to a new study.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 21, 2013, 18:53
Two large, landmark radiotherapy studies have shown that it is possible to treat cervical cancer effectively using image-guided brachytherapy.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 09, 2013, 16:23
Prostate cancers spread more quickly and are more often fatal in men who have inherited a faulty gene, a new study has warned.
Last Updated: Friday, February 22, 2013, 15:39
Clinicians can now predict more accurately patients who suffer from the side-effects of radiotherapy, thanks to a pilot study which might help identify those at higher risk.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 05, 2013, 13:17
The technology delivers high doses of radiation with great accuracy in one to five sessions, unlike 30 to 40 sessions for conventional radiotherapy.
Last Updated: Monday, January 28, 2013, 16:55
Women with breast cancer have a better chance of surviving breast cancer if they don`t have a mastectomy, a major study has found.