The Practice of Radiation Oncology in Canada

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2017 Apr 01;97(5):876-880 [EXCERPT] The Canadian health care model has received many accolades on the global stage because it strives for equal provision of care to citizens regardless of their social or economic status. The management of oncologic disease in Canada has a unique identity born from a British history and influenced by global practice, leading to a system focused on providing high-quality, patient-centered, evidence-based care. Here, we present a brief history of key institutions and the strengths of, limitations of, and innovations in radiation therapy care delivery in Canada… PMID: 28333001 [PubMed – in process]