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Radiotherapy Articles


Radiotherapy equipment upgrade

27th October 2016

Simon Stevens, NHS chief, says radiotherapy equipment in England is to be upgraded.

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Brain radiotherapy does not benefit patients with lung cancer

5th September 2016

Research says brain radiotherapy is of no benefit to patients with lung cancer which has spread to brain.

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Specialist radiotherapy overhaul planned

7th November 2014

An overhaul of specialist radiotherapy is planned by NHS England as it seeks to improve efficiency and access to the service.

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Patients offered controversial radiotherapy

22nd November 2013

Patients denied cutting edge therapy will be able to access it again if they agree to take part in a clinical trial.

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Mastectomy linked to lower survival rates

28th January 2013

In the early stages of breast cancer, lumpectomy with radiation therapy is linked to higher chances of survival.

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Radiotherapy linked to diabetes risk in children

23rd August 2012

Study suggests children who have radiotherapy that exposed their pancreas to radiation are more likely to develop diabetes later on in life.

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Childhood radiation ups breast cancer risk

5th June 2012

Even low doses of radiation for the treatment of childhood cancer are linked to an increased risk of a diagnosis by age 50.

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Cancer patient loses court appeal

6th March 2012

A cancer patient has failed in his attempt to receive pioneering radiotherapy treatment.

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Cancer services protest march

5th March 2012

Campaigners call for radiotherapy services at Kendal's Westmorland General Hospital.

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Pioneering cancer treatment

12th December 2011

Radiotherapy treatment that can target and destroy brain tumours.

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