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…
Neoadjuvant RT recommended for stage II to III rectal cancer; RT should be performed preoperatively.
Although psychological distress was not improved, this tailored intervention addressed other potential gaps in care needs of patients with gynecologic cancers undergoing RT.
Key recommendations from the Oncology Nursing Society clinical practice guidelines are presented.
Review of patient-reported outcomes identified posttreatment symptoms ranging in severity from pain to bother in women undergoing radiotherapy for breast cancer.
While several studies have investigated SARS-CoV-2 contamination in health care settings, patterns in oncology clinics with fewer COVID-19 cases is unclear.
A posttreatment program demonstrated that nurse practitioner-led follow-up visits can be an essential component of radiation therapy.
Dr Sue Yom discusses the evolution and future of stereotactic body radiotherapy.