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The START trials provided the evidence needed to change practice for women having radiotherapy to treat breast cancer.
Part three of our new blog series on radiotherapy explores a type of radiotherapy treatment called IMRT. We cover what it is, how it’s already improved the lives of many...
A new report confirms that radiation from a nuclear plant wasn't to blame for a spike in childhood leukaemia in north-west England - so what was?
30 years after Chernobyl and five years after Fukushima, we’re taking a look at what has been learnt about radiation-linked cancers.
A study has found further evidence of a link between prolonged exposure to low-level ionising radiation and a small increased risk of dying from cancer.
Children, teenagers and young adults living near Sellafield or Dounreay since the 1990s are not at an increased risk of developing cancer.
Repeated CT scans during childhood can increase the risk of developing brain tumours or leukaemia in later life.
Women with faults in BRCA genes are more likely to develop breast cancer if they are exposed to chest X-rays before they are 30.