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?
Trial finds prostate radiotherapy plus standard treatment improves survival for some men whose prostate cancer has spread, which could help thousands in the UK.
We look at why researchers are working towards brain tumour treatments that are not only more effective, but also kinder.
Brain tumour research is one of our top priorities. Here, Parminder takes us through her treatment journey after she was diagnosed with an astrocytoma.
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.
Category: Science blog March 28, 2018
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.