MODERN EXTERNAL RADIATION THERAPY FOR CANCER TREATMENT IN WESTERN PART OF LITHUANIA A STUDY OF LOCAL RADIATION THERAPY SERVICES ACCESSIBILITY AND SATISFACTION

Aista Plieskien─Ś Abstract Radiotherapy is the most applicable method in the treatment of cancer patients. Rapid advances in radiotherapy and imaging techniques allow improvement in definition of target margins, volumes, and organs at risk. Over the last decade many radiation therapy institutions in Lithuania have integrated 3D conformal radiation therapy protocols into the spectrum of…