Position Statements

Position Statement

Treating Patients without On-Site Radiation Oncologist

The Canadian Association of Radiation Oncologists recommends that patients in Canada be treated at Radiation Oncology centres where Radiation Oncologists are on-site and readily available to supervise patients’ treatments.  However, it is recognized that… Read More

Position Statement

Use of electronic technologies in improving patient outcomes

CARO-ACRO strongly supports and encourages the use of contemporary electronic technologies in the Canadian health care system.  This provides enhanced opportunities for: Monitoring patient outcomes to verify that all Canadians benefit from high quality… Read More

Position Statement

Access to Treatment

At present, many Canadian cancer patients are facing unacceptable delays in receiving radiation therapy, in some cases in excess of 6-9 months. In much of Canada, patients are advised to travel to… Read More