Cancer care

Cancer patients miss out on radiotherapy survival benefits

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 ...

Already a member?

Login to keep reading.

© 2021 the limbic