Amethyst Radiotherapy Key Facts and Figures

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Amethyst Radiotherapy Key Facts and Figures

  1. 1. 7 out of 10 cancer patients will receive RT Treatment route for cancer patients- US figures Radiotherapy Surgery 6 patients /10 Chemotherapy Source: www.astro.org 7 patients /10 5 patients /10
  2. 2. 7 out of 10 cancer patients will receive RT, out of which 75% with a curative intend Data from ASTRO “… Fast Facts About Radiation Therapy •Nearly two-thirds of all cancer patients will receive radiation therapy during their illness. •For most cancer types treated with radiation therapy, at least 75% of the patients are treated with the intent to cure the cancer, rather than control the growth or relieve symptoms like pain….” Source: www.astro.org
  3. 3. The radiotherapy opportunity Radiotherapy intend in more and more curative Share of curative vs palliative RT- USA data Source: JPMorgan /Elekta- report January 2012; ESTRO report 2004; Institut National du Cancer; American Cancer Society Reaserch; www.rtanswers.org
  4. 4. Practices in cancer care vary … Proportion of new cancer patients treated with radiotherapy 100% 70% less than 50% less than 20% 0% US Source: ASTRO, ESTRO data Western Europe Eastern Europe
  5. 5. In Europe 27, there are about 2,5million of new cancer cases diagnosed per year Prevalence* and incidence** of cancers*** ‘000 patients 3,000 2,500 3,081 2,444 2,000 1,355 1,500 1,017 1,000 333 500 480 0 Europe 324 146 70156 36100 France Germany Poland Romania Austria * 5-year prevalence for adult population only. ** Incidence data for all ages. *** All cancers excl. non-melanoma skin cancer Source: GLOBOCAN 2008 31 72 22 58 Bulgaria Croa a
  6. 6. There are a lot of discrepancies in medical equipment available across Europe Number of accelerators per 1,000,000 inhabitants LINAC required based on incidence and appropriate rate for each cancer type 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 0 France LINAC Installed Source: DIRAC IAEA website 434 Germany Europe 27 average Poland Romania 529 NA 99 17
  7. 7. France and Romania need to renew their medical equipment for Radiotherapy. Over 75%, resp. over 90% of the linear accelerators are older than 5y Installation date of LINACs Total France < 5y 25% 5-10y 30% Total Romania < 5y 3% > 15y 38% 10-15y 17% Source: DIRAC IAEA website; Institut National du Cancer; Livre Blanc de la Radiotherapie 2013 > 15y 38% 5-10y 47% 10-15y 13%
  8. 8. In France, the penetration of IMRT technique is very limited (6%). VMAT is yet anecdotic Split of RT sessions by radiation technique Total France Source: Institut National du Cancer; Livre Blanc de la Radiotherapie 2013

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