The role of radiotherapy in thoracic tumours

Presented by Dr Chris Nutting, Consultant Clinical Oncologist.

Dr Chris Nutting
Dr Chris Nutting

Dr Nutting specialises in the management of cancers of the thorax and other sites. He completed his oncology training at The Royal Marsden and St Bartholomew's Hospitals, London before working in several specialist centres in Europe and the US. Dr Nutting is an expert in high-tech radiotherapy aimed at improving cure rates.

Here he discusses:

  • High-dose radiotherapy as an alternative to surgery
  • How radiation works
  • Advances in accuracy
  • Managing side-effects
  • Curative and palliative use of radiation
  • Sequential and  concurrent combinations with chemotherapy

 

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