Radiotherapy is significantly underutilised in cancer care with likely adverse impacts on patient outcomes across a range of solid and haematological cancers. A study of radiotherapy utilisation in all NSW patients diagnosed with cancer between 2009 and 2011 found 25% received radiotherapy within one year of diagnosis. However the optimal radiotherapy utilisation rate was calculated ...
Underuse of radiotherapy in blood cancers linked to poor outcomes
By Mardi Chapman
5 Nov 2019