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Radiation Facility Development

  • Ritesh Kumar
  • Divya Khosla
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Abstract

Radiotherapy is an integral component of multimodal cancer treatment and approximately 50–60% of people who develop cancer will require radiotherapy at some point in the management of cancer. Therefore, for an effective management strategy for cancer, radiation facility is essential and should be within reach of patients. Establishment of radiation facility is expensive, and different newer machines are required in a tertiary care center to deliver the state-of-the-art treatment. This chapter will concentrate on the basics on creation of a radiation facility.

Keywords

Radiation facility Teletherapy Brachytherapy Personnel 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ritesh Kumar
    • 1
  • Divya Khosla
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Radiation OncologyAll India Institute of Medical SciencesNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Radiation OncologyPost Graduate Institute of Medical Education and ResearchChandigarhIndia

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