A Systematic Review of Radiotherapy Capacity in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

  title={A Systematic Review of Radiotherapy Capacity in Low- and Middle-Income Countries},
  author={Surbhi Grover and Melody Ju Xu and Alyssa Yeager and Lori M. Rosman and Reinou S. Groen and Smita Chackungal and Danielle Rodin and Margaret J. Mangaali and Sommer Nurkic and Annemarie Fernandes and Lilie Lin and Gillian J. N. Thomas and Ana Isabel Tergas},
  booktitle={Front. Oncol.},
OBJECTIVES The cancer burden in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) is substantial. The purpose of this study was to identify and describe country and region-specific patterns of radiotherapy (RT) facilities in LMIC. METHODS A systematic review of the literature was undertaken. A search strategy was developed to include articles on radiation capacity in LMIC from the following databases: PubMed, Embase, CINAHL Plus, Global Health, and the Latin American and Caribbean System on Health… CONTINUE READING
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