Radiotherapy

Study Predicts Important Role for SABR in Treatment of Early-stage NSCLC

Study Predicts Important Role for SABR in Treatment of Early-stage NSCLC

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SABR may be used to improve PFS, or potentially OS, among patients who have a good response to chemotherapy, targeted therapy, or immunotherapy.

Once-daily Radiotherapy Not Superior to Twice-daily in SCLC

Once-daily Radiotherapy Not Superior to Twice-daily in SCLC

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Once-daily radiotherapy is not superior to twice-daily treatment for patients with small-cell lung cancer receiving concurrent chemoradiotherapy.

Better Functional Outcomes With Stereotactic Conformal Radiotherapy for Brain Tumors

Better Functional Outcomes With Stereotactic Conformal Radiotherapy for Brain Tumors

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Subgroup analyses demonstrated that SCRT particularly benefited patients with a neurological performance scale score of 2 to 3, supratentorial tumors, and patients age 16 or younger.

Lung Cancer Radiotherapy Might Improve Immune Checkpoint Blockade-associated Survival

Lung Cancer Radiotherapy Might Improve Immune Checkpoint Blockade-associated Survival

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Researchers call for additional clinical trials investigating radiotherapy followed by immune checkpoint blockade for patients with NSCLC.

HPV, p16 Status May Affect Prognosis in HNSCC

HPV, p16 Status May Affect Prognosis in HNSCC

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Among patients suffering post-radiation or chemoradiation locoregional HNSCC recurrence, those with HPV-positive disease may have better survival rates.

Spinal Instability Score Associated With Pain Response to Radiotherapy

Spinal Instability Score Associated With Pain Response to Radiotherapy

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Patients with a SINS of 6 or lower can be effectively treated with palliative spinal radiotherapy, but patients with a SINS 7 or greater will likely achieve only a partial response.

Radiation Resistance Correlates With PD-L1 Expression in HNSCC

Radiation Resistance Correlates With PD-L1 Expression in HNSCC

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A tissue array of head and neck tumor samples demonstrated a significant association between locoregional recurrence and PD-L1 expression.

Meningioma Incidence After Cranial Radiotherapy for Pediatric Cancer

Meningioma Incidence After Cranial Radiotherapy for Pediatric Cancer

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According to this study's authors, subsequent meningiomas among pediatric cancer survivors lead to increased mortality and a high rate of neurologic sequelae.

Updated Guideline for Palliative Radiotherapy for Bone Metastases

Updated Guideline for Palliative Radiotherapy for Bone Metastases

A guideline update from the American Society for Radiation Oncology continues to support the efficacy and safety of palliative radiation therapy for bone metastases.

Rectal Cancer: Complete Radiotherapy Dose Improves Overall Survival

Rectal Cancer: Complete Radiotherapy Dose Improves Overall Survival

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Incomplete neoadjuvant radiotherapy is associated with worse overall survival in patients with locally advanced rectal cancer.

Proton-beam Radiation for Pediatric Ependymoma

Proton-beam Radiation for Pediatric Ependymoma

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PRT yields similar progression-free survival rates to IMRT; outcomes depend largely on the success of surgery prior to radiation therapy.

Updated Recommendations for Intraoperative Radiation Therapy in Breast Cancer

Updated Recommendations for Intraoperative Radiation Therapy in Breast Cancer

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Clinicians ought to counsel patients that IORT can increase one's risk of ipsilateral breast tumor recurrence.

Radio/Immunotherapy Combination May Be Effective on Specific Tumor Types

Radio/Immunotherapy Combination May Be Effective on Specific Tumor Types

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A combination of radiotherapy with local and systemic immunotherapy may be clinically beneficial for treating some types of tumors.

Adding RT to Surgery Improves Survival in Retroperitoneal Sarcoma

Adding RT to Surgery Improves Survival in Retroperitoneal Sarcoma

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The addition of radiotherapy, either preoperatively or postoperatively, to surgery was associated with improved overall survival.

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