Objective: To determine a consensus on the criteria for pre-treatment workup and treatment delivery in five disease sites for which radiation therapy has a major curative impact. Develop method to present data to the specialty.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
Division of Cancer Treatment (NCI)
Type
Research and Development Contracts (N01)
Project #
N01CM087275-009
Application #
3615935
Study Section
Project Start
1988-06-30
Project End
1993-10-31
Budget Start
1993-06-30
Budget End
1993-10-31
Support Year
Fiscal Year
1993
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Name
American College of Radiology
Department
Type
DUNS #
City
Philadelphia
State
PA
Country
United States
Zip Code
19107
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