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Table 3 Implementation details for each of the cancer centres

From: Factors affecting the implementation of complex and evolving technologies: multiple case study of intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) in Ontario, Canada

  Implementation efforts begin Started
treating with IMRT
First disease site treated with IMRT Subsequent
disease sites treated
Percentage of patients treated with IMRT*
Centre A Late 1990's 2001 Prostate All indicated disease sites 56%
Centre B 2004 2008 Prostate None 8%
Centre C 2004 2009 Head and Neck None 0%
Centre D 2001 2004 Head and Neck Prostate 16%
  1. *(Quarter 4 of 2009/2010) Provincial average 22%