Radiotherapy in Sweden [2 vols.]

Alvegard T, Blomgren H, Einhorn N, Frodin JE, Furst CJ, Gustavsson A, et al
Record ID 31996008267
Authors' objectives:

To study the effectiveness and appropriate use of radiotherapy for patients with cancer in Sweden. The questions addressed in this report are:Is radiotherapy, the way it is used in Sweden, in agreement with or divergent to what is proved in actual scientific literature?Is radiotherapy treatment appropriate for the actual tumour form? If yes of which type and to what extent?60-70 percent of the tumour forms, where radiotherapy or brachytherapy are routine treatments, will be covered by the literature study.

Authors' methods: Review
Project Status: Completed
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Year Published: 1996
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Sweden
MeSH Terms
  • Neoplasms
  • Radiotherapy
Organisation Name: Swedish Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Assessment of Social Services
Contact Address: P.O. Box 3657, SE-103 59 Stockholm, Sweden. Tel: +46 8 4123200, Fax: +46 8 4113260
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