Utilisation of radiotherapy in rural and urban areas in British Columbia compared with evidence-based estimates of radiotherapy needs for patients with breast, prostate and lung cancer.

AIMS To compare the existing model estimates of the appropriate rates of radiotherapy for lung, breast and prostate cancers with actual radiotherapy rates in rural, semi-urban and urban areas, and in areas with short and long drive distances to cancer clinics in British Columbia. MATERIALS AND METHODS All registered cases of lung, breast and prostate… CONTINUE READING