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Table 1 Number of Patients Waiting to Start Treatment Radiation Medicine Program - PMH on February 5, 1999

From: Waiting Lists for Radiation Therapy: A Case Study

Site Group Number of Patients Number of Patients
  Radical Palliative
Breast 115 4
Central Nervous System 7 1
Endocrine 1 2
Head & Neck 28 0
Eye 0 1
Gastrointestinal 30 8
Genito-urinary 77 5
Gynaecological 12 2
Lung 15 15
Lymphoma 20 2
Myeloma 0 1
Paediatric 3 0
Sarcoma 7 0
Skin 1 2
Unknown 1 0
TOTALS 317 44
  1. Radical - given with intent to provide eradication of tumor, a high quality of life and prolongation of survival Palliative - given to control or prevent symptoms of disease