The results presented 7 – Nov-2006 at the 48th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology in Philadelphia that patients can obtain consistent quality of care despite geographic distances. Our study shows that it is possible to get the patients to IMRT in their own communities without high-quality care, said Ajay Bhatnagar, principal investigator of the study and chief physician, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
###CONTACT:. Wendy Zellnerco-authors of the study are: Ryan Smith, Sushil Beriwal, Saiful Huq, John Flickinger, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and Ron Lalonde, D3 treatment planning. UPMC D3 D3 treatment planning.Authors: Tatiana V. Morozova, Julien F. Ayroles, Katherine W. Laura H. Mary Anna Carbone, Richard F. Harry PG of Anholt, Trudy FC Mackay, North Carolina State University; Diddahally R. Govindaraju, Curtis Ellison, Boston University.