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Journal of Radiation Oncology

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19.05.2018 | Review

Re-irradiation in gynecological cancers, present experiences and future hopes

Locoregionally confined gynecological cancers originating in the cervix or endometrium respond well to initial therapy but post-surgical or post-radiation recurrences are well documented. Incidence of local recurrence after radical radiation …

11.05.2018 | Original Research

Stereotactic radiosurgery practice patterns for brain metastases in the United States: a national survey

Brain metastases are a significant cause of morbidity and mortality among oncologic patients, affecting 20–40% of this population [ 1 ]. Several therapeutic strategies for intracranial metastases exist, including stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) …

10.05.2018 | Original Research

A comprehensive analysis of clinical trials including both immunotherapy and radiation therapy

Avoiding immune destruction is one of the hallmarks of tumorigenesis. Evidence shows radiation therapy (RT) modulates certain aspects of immune response, particularly antigen expression and presentation [ 1 , 2 ]. Several case studies and reports …

08.05.2018 | Original Research

The albumin-bilirubin (ALBI) model in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) may better predict hepatic failure in patients with traditionally low-risk cirrhosis following definitive stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT)

Now the second deadliest malignancy worldwide, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) carries a poor prognosis due to challenges controlling tumor and the associated hepatic cirrhosis [ 1 ]. Imperative to HCC management, the Child Pugh classification …

03.05.2018 | Original Research

Tolerability of sequential immune therapy and palliative radiotherapy to the cervical and thoracic spine

Immune checkpoint inhibitors have emerged as effective treatments in recurrent and metastatic disease. Common agents include ipilimumab (targeting CTLA-4), nivolumab and pembrolizumab (targeting PD-1), and atezolizumab (targeting PD-L1), and there …

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International in reach and interdisciplinary in content, the Journal of Radiation Oncologypublishes original research, clinical investigations, review articles, editorials and other articles on radiation oncology. The journal offers a forum for collaboration and exchange of knowledge on management of cancer using radiation therapy.

The Journal of Radiation Oncology is the official journal of the American College of Radiation Oncology (ACRO).

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The Journalpresents clinical research into radiotherapy including external beam irradiation, brachytherapy, particle radiation therapy, intraoperative radiation therapy and stereotactic radiosurgery/radiotherapy, and experimental work in radiobiology, tumor biology, radiation physics, dosimetry and radiation treatment planning. Coverage extends to palliative treatment, quality-of-life issues, chemotherapy and surgery.

The Journal benefits radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, dosimetrists, radiation physicists, radiation biologists, radiation therapists, oncology nurses, palliative care specialists and radiologists and others.

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