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GCR in the News

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19 May 2022

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The Lancet Oncology

Radiotherapy in conflict: lessons from Ukraine

The invasion of Ukraine by Russia on Feb 24, 2022, has created a massive humanitarian crisis for Europe and degraded or destroyed a wide range of health-care infrastructures, including cancer care. The Global Coalition for Radiotherapy with the support of the Radiotherapy Task Force has been working to understand the impact of this conflict and gather lessons learned to help ensure sustainability for the future, and build back better with radiotherapy at the heart of the recovery plan.

19 March 2022

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MedRadResearch

Raising the profile of radiotherapy: Advocacy efforts around the world

MedRad Research highlights the GCR as one of the growing global radiotherapy advocacy groups dedicated to increasing awareness of RT.

26 December 2021

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The Wall Street Journal

Pandemic’s Hidden Toll: Millions in U.K. Await Treatment, but Not for Covid-19

Noncoronavirus patients face delayed elective surgeries and medical procedures for other illnesses

20 March 2022

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Med-Tech Innovation News

Ways of increasing access to radiation therapy

Summarising his presentation in the GCR World Cancer Day Webinar, Paul Naine, director of global clinical operations at Elekta, explains why evolving human capabilities alongside technology is the key to improving access to radiation therapy.

10 March 2022

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The Cancer Letter

Ukraine crisis: Resources for health professionals

The GCR is listed as one of the many resources intended for clinicians, health professionals, patient advocates, and those aiding in the humanitarian effort.

7 November 2021

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itn: Imaging Technology News

Why Cancer Remains a Global Threat

As global access to radiotherapy is often overlooked, the author recommends device manufacturers can help advocate for radiotherapy at a political, policy, industry, scientific, patient and national cancer plan level by becoming members of organisations like the Global Coalition for Radiotherapy.