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Radiation Oncology

Radiation Oncology

A database analysis showed that the addition of external beam radiotherapy to ADT significantly improves overall survival in men with metastatic prostate cancer.

The use of hemithoracic pleural IMRT after chemotherapy could become part of a new lung-sparing therapy in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma.

Use of hypofractionated chemoradiation prior to pancreatoduodenectomy resulted in similar resection rates and outcomes vs standard fractionation.

In this interview we discuss the management of late effects from radiotherapy in patients treated for gynecologic cancers.

The use of ADT along with modern dose-escalated RT does not improve survival vs RT alone in men with favorable intermediate-risk prostate cancer.

Older soft-tissue sarcoma patients undergoing surgery derive greater benefit from radiotherapy than younger patients, according to a surprising analysis of more than 15,000 individuals.

During the past decade, scientific evidence has emerged that shows that radiotherapy can induce: A) immunogenic cell death, a form of cancer cell death that is effectively signaling to the immune system; and B) a series of “danger” and pro-immunogenic signals that are sensed by the host’s immune system, and can be harnessed to reject the tumor.


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