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In Regard to Amdur

      To the Editor: Our team of radiation oncologists at this Joint Commission International Accredited (JCIA) tertiary referral university hospital read both the studies on peer review (
      • Amarasena I.
      • D'Costa I.
      • Fua T.
      • et al.
      Outcomes of routine intensity modulated radiotherapy quality assurance in a large head and neck cancer center.
      ,
      • Cardenas C.E.
      • Mohamed A.S.
      • Tao R.
      • et al.
      Prospective qualitative and quantitative analysis of real-time peer review quality assurance rounds incorporating direct physical examination for head and neck cancer radiation therapy.
      ) and the associated editorial by Dr Robert J. Amdur (
      • Amdur R.J.
      Lessons from what is not discussed in reports recommending more intensive peer review of radiation therapy plans.
      ) with interest, and we feel compelled to share our own views from the perspective of Pakistan.
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      References

        • Amarasena I.
        • D'Costa I.
        • Fua T.
        • et al.
        Outcomes of routine intensity modulated radiotherapy quality assurance in a large head and neck cancer center.
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        • Cardenas C.E.
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        • et al.
        Prospective qualitative and quantitative analysis of real-time peer review quality assurance rounds incorporating direct physical examination for head and neck cancer radiation therapy.
        Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2017; 98: 532-540
        • Amdur R.J.
        Lessons from what is not discussed in reports recommending more intensive peer review of radiation therapy plans.
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        EP-1427: Peer reviewed radiation treatment planning process at a university hospital in a developing country.
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        Multidisciplinary team tumour boards are a lifeline for our cancer patients in lower and middle income countries.
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