New line of treatment for cancer - Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy is the treatment of cancers using X rays or other forms of electromagnetic rays that have the ability to destroy tissue by damaging the DNA of cells.

Medical history created after UK toddler gets injected with eye cancer cure

An 18-month-old girl in UK, who is suffering from eye cancer, is paving way for better cancer cures after getting injected with drugs to battle her disease rather than undergoing chemotherapy or radiotherapy.

New treatment `starves` cancer cells

Researchers have found a new treatment to kill cancer cells but leave the body`s healthy cells undamaged, unlike traditional therapies such as radiotherapy.

Image-guided brachytherapy found effective against cervical cancer

Two large, landmark radiotherapy studies have shown that it is possible to treat cervical cancer effectively using image-guided brachytherapy.

Aggressive prostate cancer gene identified

Prostate cancers spread more quickly and are more often fatal in men who have inherited a faulty gene, a new study has warned.

Now, a technology to sniff out radiotherapy ill-effects

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.

World Cancer Day: New cancer treatment with minimal side effects

The technology delivers high doses of radiation with great accuracy in one to five sessions, unlike 30 to 40 sessions for conventional radiotherapy.

Breast cancer patients who don`t have mastectomy `likelier to survive`

Women with breast cancer have a better chance of surviving breast cancer if they don`t have a mastectomy, a major study has found.

Nanoparticles minimise side-effects in radiotherapy

Researchers have identified non-toxic nanoparticles that can make radiotherapy more affordable and also minimise its side-effects in cancer treatment.

1 in 5 women with breast cancer need reoperation after conserving surgery

One in five women with breast cancer who opt for breast conserving surgery rather than a mastectomy have a reoperation.

Christ will help with my radiation therapy: Chavez

Venezuelan Prez Hugo Chavez said in an aired video that he believes Jesus Christ will ensure the radiation therapy he is receiving for cancer in Havana makes him healed and whole.

Adding radiotherapy boosts prostate cancer survival

Adding radiotherapy to hormone drugs for prostate cancer patients significantly improves survival.

Breast cancer study shows benefits of double therapy

Giving breast cancer patients radiotherapy and chemotherapy at the same time cuts the risk their tumors.

New gamma ray to cure cancer

Scietists have discovered a method to revolutionize cancer detection and treatment.

Acupuncture helps in reducing nausea

Simulated acupuncture is just as effective as real acupuncture for treating nausea in cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy.

Now, remote sensing to kill prostate cancer

Remote sensing is helping a new radiotherapy treatment combat prostate cancer.

Now, remote sensing to kill prostate cancer

Remote sensing is helping a new radiotherapy treatment combat prostate cancer.

Just 30-min radiation for breast cancer

A new technique that makes radiotherapy for breast cancer into a single dose 30-minute affair.

Just 30-min radiation for breast cancer

A new technique that makes radiotherapy for breast cancer into a single dose 30-minute affair.

One-shot radiotherapy ‘hits breast cancer’

A single dose of radiation during surgery is effective for breast cancer, a new study said.