ASTRO White Paper Recommends Best Practices of Image Guided Radiation Therapy

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has released a new white paper, “Assuring Safety and Quality in Image Guided Delivery of Radiation Therapy,” that recommends best practices for image guided radiation therapy (IGRT).

The white paper recommends 10 fundamental elements of IGRT safety in clinical programs and provides an extended list of activities recommended for the broader radiation oncology community.

The white paper was approved by the ASTRO Board of Directors and has been endorsed by the American Association of Physicists in Medicine, American Association of Medical Dosimetrists and the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).

Read more about the white paper and it’s recommendations here.

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