Cora took part in a radiotherapy clinical trial. She was treated for a type of soft tissue sarcoma, and in this post she shares her experience of the trial.
In our new blog series, we meet some of the people who help make radiotherapy possible. Part 1 comes from Kim, a therapy radiographer.
Some cancer patients are missing out on modern radiotherapy. A new NHS England plan could change that.
By combining radiotherapy with different kinds of drugs, scientists hope that both can be made more effective.
Category: Science blog November 24, 2017
The START trials provided the evidence needed to change practice for women having radiotherapy to treat breast cancer.
Category: Science blog October 27, 2017
We’d like to introduce the latest bunch of scientists that we’ve given funding to head up their own research teams for the first time.
Category: Science blog October 26, 2017
A world-first data report could help us understand whether cancer patients are getting the most appropriate treatments for them.
Radiotherapy doesn’t have to be given from outside the body. Radioactive implants and drinks stay close to tumours to minimise side effects.
Researchers believe that focused high doses of radiotherapy could one day replace surgery for small cancers in certain organs.