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Tackling side effects in head and neck cancer treatment – the end of the road for hyperbaric oxygen?

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy has been used for years to prevent a side effect of head and neck cancer treatment called osteoradionecrosis. But does it work?

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Prostate cancer radiotherapy could have benefits even after the disease has spread

Trial finds prostate radiotherapy plus standard treatment improves survival for some men whose prostate cancer has spread, which could help thousands in the UK.

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Developing kinder treatments for people with brain tumours

We look at why researchers are working towards brain tumour treatments that are not only more effective, but also kinder.

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My brain tumour treatment journey – Parminder’s story

Brain tumour research is one of our top priorities. Here, Parminder takes us through her treatment journey after she was diagnosed with an astrocytoma.

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The people that make radiotherapy possible: Part 3 – oncologists

This entry is part 11 of 11 in the series Radiotherapy

Omar is an oncologist specialising in rare cancers. He’s treating patients in one of our clinical trials in London. Here, he shares his experience of the trial.

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The people that make radiotherapy possible: Part 2 – clinical trial patients

This entry is part 10 of 11 in the series Radiotherapy

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.

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The people that make radiotherapy possible: Part 1 – therapeutic radiographers

This entry is part 9 of 11 in the series Radiotherapy

In our new blog series, we meet some of the people who help make radiotherapy possible. Part 1 comes from Kim, a therapy radiographer.

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NHS radiotherapy changes could see more patients having modern treatment

This entry is part 8 of 11 in the series Radiotherapy

Some cancer patients are missing out on modern radiotherapy. A new NHS England plan could change that.

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Scientists are combining drugs and radiotherapy, hunting for better results

This entry is part 7 of 11 in the series Radiotherapy

By combining radiotherapy with different kinds of drugs, scientists hope that both can be made more effective.

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Our milestones: Nudging breast cancer radiotherapy in the right direction

This entry is part 29 of 30 in the series Our milestones

The START trials provided the evidence needed to change practice for women having radiotherapy to treat breast cancer.

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