Radiation and Your Patient

Radiation Therapy Better Than Chemotherapy for Stage IIA Testicular Cancer

Patients with stage IIA testicular cancer gain a survival advantage from treatment with radiation therapy compared with chemotherapy.

Increased Risk of Noncancer Deaths Associated with Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Lung Cancer

High doses of SBRT, particularly to the left atrium of the heart and the superior vena cava, are associated with a small but increased risk of death from noncancer causes in patients with early stage NSCLC.

Immunotherapy-radiation Combination Destroys Tumors Both Within and Outside the Radiation Field

Immunotherapy-radiation Combination Destroys Tumors Both Within and Outside the Radiation Field

Adding an immune system-strengthening compound to radiation therapy can extend the immune response that the radiation therapy induces, so that both irradiated tumor sites and tumors outside the radiation field are affected.

Delaying Radiation Therapy for Women With Early Stage Breast Cancer Increased Risk of Recurrence

Delaying Radiation Therapy for Women With Early Stage Breast Cancer Increased Risk of Recurrence

Delayed radiation therapy (RT) after surgery significantly increased the risk of recurrent disease in women treated for very early breast cancer.

Survival Is Better With SRS Than With WBRT for NSCLC or Breast Cancer Metastases to the Brain

Longer survival was achieved with stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) alone than with whole-brain radiation therapy (WBRT) in patients with fewer than 4 brain metastases from NSCLC or breast cancer.

Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy Combination Prolongs Survival in Low-grade Glial Brain Cancer

The addition of chemotherapy to radiation therapy prolonged survival in adults with grade 2 glial brain tumors.

Higher Radiation Doses May Not Improve Survival in Localized Prostate Cancer

New technology has enabled doctors to administer higher doses of radiation to prostate cancer tumors with fewer side effects; however, escalating the dose of radiation may not help patients with localized prostate cancer in the long term.

Managing Radiotherapy-Induced Breakthrough Cancer Pain

Managing Radiotherapy-Induced Breakthrough Cancer Pain

Nasal spray effectively relieves intense breakthrough pain associated with radiotherapy planning and treatment.

Mapping Tumor Position During Lung Function Improves Radiation Therapy for Lung Cancer

Mapping Tumor Position During Lung Function Improves Radiation Therapy for Lung Cancer

A new clinical trial aims to apply advanced image analysis techniques to 4D CT scans. Already a standard step in targeting lung cancer radiotherapy, the trial seeks to use the scans map areas of lung function without additional testing.

Concomitant Letrozole With Adjuvant Breast Radiotherapy Safe

With long-term follow-up, letrozole can be safely administered concomitantly with adjuvant breast radiotherapy in postmenopausal patients with stage 1 to 2 breast cancer.

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