Editor-in-Chief Emeritus Pick of Papers
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For each issue of Radiotherapy and Oncology, the Editor-in-Chief Emeritus Jens Overgaard, picks his favourite papers.
- The optimal number of radiotherapy fractions is a relevant input for planning resource needs. An estimation of the total number of fractions by country and tumour site is assessed for 2012 and 2025.
- The objective of this HERO study was to assess the number of new cancer patients that will require at least one course of radiotherapy by 2025.
- The impact of differences in the distribution of major cancer sites and stages at diagnosis among 4 European countries on the optimal utilization proportion (OUP) of patients who should receive external beam radiotherapy was assessed within the framework of the ESTRO-HERO project.
- The absolute number of new cancer patients that will require at least one course of radiotherapy in each country of Europe was estimated.