Researchers sought to determine the efficacy of epigallocatechin-3-gallate prophylaxis in reducing incidence and severity of radiation-induced dermatitis in patients with breast cancer undergoing postoperative radiotherapy.
This review discusses the challenges to providing radiation therapy for elderly patients with suspected or diagnosed dementia.
The panel, convened by the International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care, developed evidence-based guidelines for managing radiation dermatitis in patients undergoing radiotherapy.
Early results demonstrate the potential of personalized 3D-printed shields for protecting healthy GI tissue in patients undergoing radiotherapy for prostate cancer.
SBRT was compared with external beam radiotherapy to determine which provided better pain control for patients with spinal metastases.
This review discusses a consensus study on optimal management of tumor hypoxia in patients undergoing radiotherapy for cervical cancer.
Sepsis and septic shock are common oncologic emergencies that require vigilant, timely diagnosis and intervention. Timely and effective detection and treatment of these conditions are key to patient survival.
A systematic review of studies focused on strategies to improve patient comfort and compliance with radiotherapy treatment plans, finding that aromatherapy strategies show promise in this setting.
This review discusses how medical physicists and dosimetrists ensure the effectiveness of radiotherapy in the treatment of cancer.
Depending on the type and stage of lymphoma, physicians may choose to avoid having their patients undergo radiation therapy for fear of potential toxic effects in organs. How has modern radiation therapy evolved of late in terms of what it can do to organs at risk? A study published earlier this year in JAMA Network…