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Madrid, September 13, 2021- "the survival rate in lung cancer in Spain may have fallen by 2% since the beginning of the pandemic as a result of delays in diagnosing patients”, as stated by Dr. Allan Sam, head of the Pulmonology Service at MD Anderson Cancer Center Madrid, on the occasion of European Lung Cancer Week, which takes place these days, who also adds that the real figure will not be known until after a year or two.

The creation of a website and the dissemination of a campaign to make radiotherapy more visible aim to inform the Spanish public about the importance and benefits in terms of survival and quality of life of radiotherapy in the treatment of many types of cancer. The initiatives are part of a legacy project to citizens, on the occasion of the Annual Congress of the European Society of Radiation Oncology (ESTRO), taking place in Madrid this week