|Selection criteria||Proportion of UK patients (%)||Annual UK patients suitable for TARGIT-Alone||Travel distance saved (million miles)|
305 mile/pt* or 753 miles/pt†
|CO2 emissions saved (tonnes)||Area of forest to sequester annual CO2 emissions‡ (ha)|
*Estimate as per TARGIT-A trial patients.
†Estimate as per Swindon and Harlow patients.
‡Calculated using a value of three tonnes carbon sequestered per hectare per annum.§Based on consensus opinion only.23 ,24
¶Based on randomised evidence (TARGIT-A trial) and two large cohort studies (French and German).17 ,25
IORT, intraoperative radiotherapy.