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Researchers are developing a new class of drugs called radiopharmaceuticals, which deliver radiation therapy directly to cancer cells.
Doctors have used immunotherapy to treat a variety of cancers for almost five decades, and results continue to be encouraging.
The most aggressive type of skin cancer may respond to immunotherapy.
Premenopausal women with breast cancer who had been treated with radiation for a childhood cancer had worse breast cancer-specific survival.
Radiation for the treatment of childhood cancer may have long-term effects on cardiovascular and metabolic health.
Higher, less frequent doses are more convenient—with similar rates of side effects.
Remember first and foremost that it’s your body, your family and your circumstances, so only you have the final say.
After her own diagnosis, Melody Burchett founded A Cure In Sight, a non-profit organization raising ocular melanoma awareness.
Cancer type, stage and treatment appear to affect the likelihood of poor outcomes.
Based on animal studies, researchers suggest that beta blockers may help.
The Lung Cancer Foundation of America has issued a work-in-progress advisory on the steps patients and their doctors should take.
Preliminary research suggests that such rapid dosing of radiation could one day become a reality for cancer treatment.
A new five-year study identifies how different treatment options affect long-term bowel, bladder and sexual function.
Several NCI-funded randomized clinical trials comparing proton and traditional radiation therapy are currently ongoing.
Fear of radiation is entrenched in the collective psyche, and many people are surprised to learn that shielding can cause problems.
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