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Conventional Versus Hypofractionated Radiation Therapy for Localized or Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis along with Therapeutic Implications

This paper is a metanalysis of multiple hypofractionated prostate cancer trials for different risk groups. Conventional Versus Hypofractionated Radiation Therapy for Localized or Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis along with Therapeutic Implications

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Ultra-hypofractionated versus conventionally fractionated radiotherapy for prostate cancer: 5-year outcomes of the HYPO-RT-PC randomised, non-inferiority, phase 3 trial

Prof. Anders Widmark, MD, et al published a paper on ultra-hypofractionation in 2019. Ultra-hypofractionated versus conventionally fractionated radiotherapy for prostate cancer: 5-year outcomes of the HYPO-RT-PC randomised, non-inferiority, phase 3 trial.

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Study shows that radiation therapy can be used in some cases to treat metastatic prostate cancer

Metastatic prostate cancer: Which men benefit from radiation therapy? There have often been long held beliefs that once a cancer has metastasised (where the cancer has spread to another site from the original site), there is often little to be gained by treating the primary site with local ...

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Stand up, speak out and take action for World Cancer Day 2021

To mark World Cancer Day on 4 February, radiation oncologists from across Australia and New Zealand have united to stand up, speak out and take action to raise awareness of radiation therapy as a safe and effective cancer treatment. Embracing the theme of ‘I Am and I Will’, our ...

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Lex shares the beginning of his radiation therapy treatment journey

Lex and Tricia have been married for 35 years. The first ever sore throat of his life and a neck lump heralded an unexpected diagnosis. Lex was diagnosed with a 4cm cancerous tumour at the back of his tongue and is undergoing radiation therapy. Lex and Tricia have shared the beginning of their ...

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Congratulations to our 2020 virtual fun run winners!

The annual Targeting Cancer Fun Run is traditionally held as part of the College’s ASM, but unfortunately was not able to go ahead this year. Instead, the campaign moved the fun run online. Targeting Cancer encouraged members, stakeholders, supporters and their families and friends to get ...

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Two fun run participants celebrate at the finish line

The annual Targeting Cancer fun run moves online

This month we were all supposed to be enjoying the annual Targeting Cancer fun run around the beautiful Melbourne Docklands as part of RANZCR’s ASM – unfortunately the world had other plans. So this year, we have moved the fun run online! Join us in posting a video or photo on social media of ...

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UPDATED: Radiation therapy during COVID-19 – Frequently Asked Questions

Radiation therapy services are essential and still accessible throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Radiation oncology teams are making special provisions for patients in the current situation. Targeting Cancer has developed Frequently Asked Questions to support patients, their families and friends ...

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Improving treatment for head and neck cancer: new video series

A unique series of 14 videos on innovations in the treatment of head and neck cancer patients has been launched to mark World Head and Neck Cancer Day on 27 July 2020. Each video focuses on the clinical practice of multidisciplinary team members and researchers to improve survival and quality ...

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