Radiotherapy infrastructure and human resources in Europe - present status and its implications for 2020.

@article{Datta2014RadiotherapyIA,
  title={Radiotherapy infrastructure and human resources in Europe - present status and its implications for 2020.},
  author={Niloy Ranjan Datta and Massoud Samiei and Stephan Bodis},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  year={2014},
  volume={50 15},
  pages={
          2735-43
        }
}
  • Niloy Ranjan Datta, Massoud Samiei, Stephan Bodis
  • Published in European journal of cancer 2014
  • Medicine
  • Radiotherapy (RT) is required for nearly half of the newly diagnosed cancer patients. To optimise the quality and availability of RT, guidelines have been proposed by European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology-QUAntification of Radiation Therapy Infrastructure And Staffing Needs (ESTRO-QUARTS) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). This study evaluates the present status of RT capacity in Europe and the projected needs by 2020 as per these recommendations. Thirty-nine of the 53… CONTINUE READING

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