Brachytherapy 2021 Aug 19. Epub 2021 Aug 19.
Department of Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Department of Medical Physics, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Québec, Canada.; Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Background And Purpose: Despite the excellent clinical outcomes from brachytherapy treatments compared with other modalities and the low associated costs, there have been reports of a decline in utilization of brachytherapy. The aim of this study was to investigate in detail the trend in utilization of brachytherapy in the province of Québec, Canada, from 2011 to 2019.
Materials And Methods: All radiotherapy clinics in the province of Quebec, and among these the clinics that provide brachytherapy treatments, were identified. Read More