A comparison of the structure of radiation oncology in the United States and Japan.

@article{Teshima1996ACO,
  title={A comparison of the structure of radiation oncology in the United States and Japan.},
  author={Teruki Teshima and Jean B. Owen and Gerald E. Hanks and Shinji Sato and H Tsunemoto and Takehiro Inoue},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={1996},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={235-42}
}
PURPOSE The United States and Japan have very different backgrounds in their medical care systems. In the field of radiation oncology, national surveys on structure have been conducted for both countries and compared to illustrate any similarities and differences present from 1989-1990. METHODS AND MATERIALS The Patterns of Care Study Facility Survey conducted in 1989 in the United States and the National Survey of Structure in Japan in 1990 were compared to evaluate the equipment pattern… CONTINUE READING