Understanding Radiation Oncology in Russia
This grant supports a fact finding visit designed to gain an in depth understanding of the practice of radiation oncology within the context of the overall operations of the NN Petrov Institute of Oncology in Russia. Emphasis is placed upon but not restricted to cancers of the breast and head and neck. The influence of demographics and socio-economic conditions will be investigated. Clinical operations and post-graduate training will be evaluated. The overall intent is to use this information to develop a long-term plan for bilateral collaboration and exchange.