First randomized clinical trial of SBRT reports primary outcome

In the first trial ever to randomly assign patients to extreme hypofractionation, primary radiation therapy delivered in just seven treatments had the same effectiveness and safety as 39 treatments. … READ MORE …

Hypofractionation of radiation therapy in treatment of localized prostate cancer

Many readers may be interested in reading an editorial just published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology that deals with “hypofractionation” (giving fewer doses of radiation therapy at higher dose levels) in treatment of localized prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

How much hypofractionated IMRT is too much for localized prostate cancer?

A report to be presented at the upcoming meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) offers 5-year outcome data from a trial comparing conventional intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) to the more recently developed hypofractionated IMRT for men with localized prostate cancer. … READ MORE …