Michael Heuser

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Globally, new cancer cases will rise by 57% within the next two decades, with the majority in the low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Consequently, a steep increase of about 40% in cancer deaths is expected there, mainly because of lack of treatment facilities, especially radiotherapy. Radiotherapy is required for more than 50% of patients, but the(More)
PURPOSE To propose a roadmap and explore the cost implications of establishing a teleradiotherapy network to provide comprehensive cancer care and capacity building in countries without access to radiation therapy. METHODS AND MATERIALS Ten low-income sub-Saharan countries with no current radiation therapy facilities were evaluated. A basic/secondary(More)
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