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Please join us in getting your vaccination too!

COVID-19 has had huge impacts on all of our lives and we would like to move beyond this difficult time. Our radiation oncologists lead the community to send a message about how we can all help put COVID-19 behind us. COVID vaccination is especially important for patients with cancer. Whether ...

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Targeting Cancer Fun@Home 2021 kicks off today

Targeting Cancer Fun@Home 2021 Kicks off  Today!  Share with us on social media about what fun things you do at home and win a prize! How to get involved? From 1 to 31 October 2021, share with us a short video or a photo on your Facebook or Twitter tagging Targeting Cancer or via email. […]

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What to consider when making a decision for your treatment?

“It’s strongly recommended that all women with breast cancer discuss their concerns about the effects of radiation therapy with their treating oncologist including the benefits and the possible side effects and the likely outcomes before making a final decision.” – Ramesh Pandey, Radiation ...

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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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