Erratum: Delaney G, Jacob S, Featherstone C, Barton M. The role of radiotherapy in cancer treatment: estimating optimal utilization from a review of evidence-based clinical guidelines. Cancer. 2005; 104(6):1129–37.


The original article to which this Erratum refers was published in Cancer (2005) 104(6):1129–37

In the article cited above, a data error has been discovered in Table 3.

The optimal rectal cancer utilization rate should be 65%, not 61%, which changes the total optimal radiotherapy utilization rate in Table 3 from 52.3% to 52.4%.

Results and conclusions of this article remain unchanged.

The authors regret this error.