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  • abdomen
  • For example radiotherapy to the abdomen is more likely to cause nausea and vomiting while hair loss is usually confined to the areas of the body being treated. (leukaemia.org.au)
  • Research
  • The aim of this article series is to introduce our readers to different immunological aspects of radiotherapy and to show which new avenues of research are currently opening up. (biomedcentral.com)
  • given
  • A total of 1,774 survivors had been given radiotherapy to treat their cancer, and in this group there were 3,077 live births and 60 stillbirths or newborn deaths (1.9% of the pregnancies to those given radiotherapy). (www.nhs.uk)
  • researchers
  • Researchers at Cardiff University took part in a Europe-wide trial that found radiotherapy can often be used in place of surgery when treating cancer cells in the lymph nodes in the armpit (axilla). (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • side effects
  • My husband starts 8 weeks of radiotherapy in September, just wondered how this had affected anyone else, we are I suppose expecting side effects and then if we dont get them it will be a bonus! (medhelp.org)
  • therapy
  • Tepper J, Krasna MJ, Niedzwiecki D et al (2008) Phase III trial of trimodality therapy with cisplatin, fluorouracil, radiotherapy, and surgery compared with surgery alone for esophageal cancer: CALGB 9781. (springer.com)
  • Despite a multimodal therapy consisting of resection followed by fractionated radiotherapy (RT) combined with the chemotherapeuti. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Radiotherapy is regarded as local therapy because it only destroys cancer cells in the treated area. (leukaemia.org.au)
  • Also, you should avoid direct sunlight on any area of skin that has received radiotherapy, even after the therapy has finished. (leukaemia.org.au)
  • Women
  • The trial involved almost 5,000 women and concluded that radiotherapy was 'just as efficient as surgery in preventing cancer coming back in the axilla after a sentinel node biopsy had been done', according to Professor Robert Mansel, professor of surgery at Cardiff's School of Medicine and chief study investigator. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Hyaluronic acid and vitamins are effective in reducing vaginal atrophy in women receiving radiotherapy. (greenmedinfo.com)