ROYAL COLLEGE OF RADIOLOGISTS PATIENT CATEGORY

The category of the PATIENT, as defined by the Royal College of Radiologists document 'The timely delivery of radical radiotherapy: guidelines for the management of unscheduled treatment interruptions, Fourth Edition'.

National Codes

Code Description
1 PATIENTS

whom the Royal College of Radiologists defines as having the Tumour types for which there is evidence that prolongation of treatment affects outcome, and who are being treated radically with curative intent

2 PATIENTS

whom the Royal College of Radiologists defines as having slower growing Tumour types, who are being treated radically, where interruptions in Radiotherapy leading to an extension of overall treatment time of more than five days are detrimental to both local control and survival

3 PATIENTS

being treated palliatively

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Context Alias
Plural ROYAL COLLEGE OF RADIOLOGISTS PATIENT CATEGORIES