Expanding global access to radiotherapy.

  title={Expanding global access to radiotherapy.},
  author={R. Atun and David Anthony Jaffray and Michael Bernard Barton and Freddie Bray and Michael Baumann and B. Sreenivasa Vikram and Timothy P. Hanna and Felicia Marie Knaul and Yolande Lievens and Tracey Y M Lui and Michael F. Milosevic and Brian O'Sullivan and Danielle L Rodin and Eduardo Rosenblatt and Jacob Van Dyk and Mei Ling Yap and Eduardo Zubizarreta and Mary Krystyna Gospodarowicz},
  journal={The Lancet. Oncology},
  volume={16 10},
Radiotherapy is a critical and inseparable component of comprehensive cancer treatment and care. For many of the most common cancers in low-income and middle-income countries, radiotherapy is essential for effective treatment. In high-income countries, radiotherapy is used in more than half of all cases of cancer to cure localised disease, palliate symptoms, and control disease in incurable cancers. Yet, in planning and building treatment capacity for cancer, radiotherapy is frequently the last… CONTINUE READING
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