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Directory of Radiotherapy Centres

DIRAC is the world's most comprehensive database on radiotherapy resources. It comprises current and historical global data on radiotherapy centres, teletherapy machines, brachytherapy units, treatment planning systems, computed tomography systems and simulators. DIRAC contains information on radiotherapy infrastructure in 141 countries ‚Äč

The IAEA has collected data on radiotherapy facilities since 1959. The online DIRAC database is continuously updated with information provided voluntarily by organizations, radiotherapy centres and other institutions around the world. Data shared to be included in DIRAC undergoes a process of review and verification to detect whether there are any inconsistencies and to ensure it is complete

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Quality Level Quality-checked by the IAEA Secretariat
Completeness Comprehensive - it includes radiotherapy infrastructure in hospitals world-wide
Update Frequency Continually
Last Resource Update 2012
Subject Nuclear Medicine; Medical Physics
Organizational Source Nuclear Applications
Data Type Research and Development
Keywords Human Health; Cancer; Radiotherapy; Disused radioactive sources; Radiation Oncology; Clinical accelerators; co-60 units; Brachytherapy
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