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1 Perspectives of Radiation Therapy in Norway Stener Kvinnsland MD, PhD CEO, Haukeland University Hospital

2 Radiation Therapy in Norway Cancer Statistics – new cases/y >50 y: 87% <24 y: 1.4% – deaths/y –5y relative survival (2005-9) m/f: 65.9%/68.2%

3 Demography and Epidemiology

4 Stener Kvinnsland Avdelingsleder, professor dr. med Onkologisk avdeling, Haukeland sykehus

5 Cancer Biology and Therapy Genetic disease Invasion and metastasis Natural course and choice of therapy –Surgery (contribution to survival: 40%) –Radiation therapy (10-15%) –Medical therapy (10-15%) Therapeutic ratio

6 Radiation therapy Estimated need of radiotherapy: 50-60% OF ALL PATIENTS

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13 Indications, and number of patients Main indication: –Radiation therapy with a curative intention in children and young adults Estimates of patient numbers: –100 (very restricted use) –1000 (wider indications)

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