Tuesday, 5 June 2018

The scarcity of funding for radiotherapy trials

Characteristics of radiotherapy trials compared With other oncological clinical trials in the past 10 years.

The limited number of and the scarcity of funding for radiotherapy trials is concerning given the integral role of radiotherapy in the clinical management of patients with cancer worldwide. A multidisciplinary collaboration to promote and fund more radiotherapy research is warranted.

Liu X, Zhang Y, Tang LL, et al. JAMA Oncol. 2018 May 17. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1001/jamaoncol.2018.0887.