An audit of delays before and during radical radiotherapy for cervical cancer--effect on tumour cure probability.

@article{Coles2003AnAO,
  title={An audit of delays before and during radical radiotherapy for cervical cancer--effect on tumour cure probability.},
  author={C E Coles and L. R. Burgess and Li Tee Tan},
  journal={Clinical oncology (Royal College of Radiologists (Great Britain))},
  year={2003},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={47-54}
}
AIM To evaluate the potential impact of time delay before and during radical radiotherapy for cervical carcinoma at Addenbrooke's Hospital. MATERIALS AND METHODS An audit was undertaken which recorded the number of gaps during external beam radiotherapy (EBRT), overall treatment time, and delay between first oncology consultation to start of radiotherapy, for patients receiving primary radical radiotherapy for cervical cancer in 1996, 1998 and 2001. Radiobiological modelling was used to… CONTINUE READING

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