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Table 2 Distribution of the types of accreditation of oncology services. Brazil, 2017

From: Cancer care in Brazil: structure and geographical distribution

Type of accreditation n (%)
CACON 18 (6.0)
CACON with paediatric oncology service 26 (8.7)
UNACON 82 (27.4)
UNACON with radiotherapy service 60 (20.1)
UNACON with haematology-oncology service 23 (7.7)
UNACON with paediatric oncology service 7 (2.3)
UNACON with radiotherapy and haematology-oncology services 33 (11.0)
UNACON with radiotherapy and paediatric oncology services 3 (1.0)
UNACON with paediatric oncology and haematology-oncology services 8 (2.7)
UNACON with radiotherapy, paediatric oncology and haematology-oncology services 13 (4.3)
UNACON exclusive for haematology-oncology services 2 (0.7)
UNACON exclusive for paediatric oncology services 13 (4.3)
UNACON exclusive of paediatric oncology with radiotherapy service 2 (0.7)
Radiotherapy services in the hospital complex 1 (0.3)
General hospital with cancer surgery in the hospital complex 8 (2.7)
Total 299 (100.0)
  1. CACON: High-Complexity Oncology Centre; UNACON: High-Complexity Oncology Unit