Barriers to radiotherapy utilization: Consumer perceptions of issues influencing radiotherapy-related decisions.

@article{Sundaresan2017BarriersTR,
  title={Barriers to radiotherapy utilization: Consumer perceptions of issues influencing radiotherapy-related decisions.},
  author={Puma Sundaresan and Madeleine T King and Martin Richard Stockler and Daniel S. J. Costa and Christopher Gerard Milross},
  journal={Asia-Pacific journal of clinical oncology},
  year={2017},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={e489-e496}
}
AIMS Radiation therapy (RT) is an essential and cost-effective cancer treatment, but it is underutilized in Australia. We aimed to quantify consumers' perceptions of factors that influence RT decisions. METHODS A cross-sectional, survey-based study was conducted in March-August 2012. Potential participants were invited to complete an electronic survey… CONTINUE READING