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Radiotherapy

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 55672, tabled on 5 June 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the planned timescale is for the roll-out of Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy; and if he will make a statement.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

29 June 2020

NHS England and NHS Improvement expect that all radiotherapy providers will be able to deliver Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy to treat non-small cell lung cancer as well as lung, lymph node and non-spine bone oligometastatic disease by March 2021.

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