Half of all people with cancer are treated with radiation therapy. It is effective for treating almost all types of cancer in almost any part of the body.
External radiation therapy refers to a treatment in which beams of radiation that are delivered precisely to a tumor. Learn more about this treatment.
Brachytherapy is a cancer treatment in which radioactive materials are placed inside the body. Learn more about this treatment.
Gamma Knife surgery is a treatment that uses high-dose radiation to target brain tumors. Learn more about this treatment.
The Gamma Knife is a machine that focuses radiation with precision, killing tumors without harming nearby tissue. Learn about this procedure.
Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), also known as radiosurgery, is an extremely precise, high-dose form of radiation therapy.
Bladder cancer is highly treatable when it is diagnosed in the early stages. Treatment options include surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
Chemotherapy uses drugs that kill cancer cells or stop them from multiplying. Learn more about this treatment.