Precision radiation medicine and Covid-19: Providing optimal outcomes during extraordinary times

Precision radiation medicine and Covid-19: Providing optimal outcomes during extraordinary times

June 18, 2020
Rad Oncology

Similarly, cloud-based and remote systems allow effective care to be delivered with fewer on-site personnel requirements and reduced space requirements, while giving staff improved flexibility and work-life balance. They can also be used to reduce system downtime and ensure that care is delivered in a timely manner. These are objectives that cancer care centers strive for every day – yet it has taken a global pandemic to bring the tools that enable this vision into clear focus. Necessity is said to be the mother of invention. In the case of cancer care during the Covid-19 pandemic, the technology we need is already here. The challenge is to re-invent our approach to using it.

About the author: Kevin Brown is a distinguished scientist with Elekta.

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