Stereotactic body radiation therapy: the report of AAPM Task Group 101.


Journal Article

Task Group 101 of the AAPM has prepared this report for medical physicists, clinicians, and therapists in order to outline the best practice guidelines for the external-beam radiation therapy technique referred to as stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT). The task group report includes a review of the literature to identify reported clinical findings and expected outcomes for this treatment modality. Information is provided for establishing a SBRT program, including protocols, equipment, resources, and QA procedures. Additionally, suggestions for developing consistent documentation for prescribing, reporting, and recording SBRT treatment delivery is provided.

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Cited Authors

  • Benedict, SH; Yenice, KM; Followill, D; Galvin, JM; Hinson, W; Kavanagh, B; Keall, P; Lovelock, M; Meeks, S; Papiez, L; Purdie, T; Sadagopan, R; Schell, MC; Salter, B; Schlesinger, DJ; Shiu, AS; Solberg, T; Song, DY; Stieber, V; Timmerman, R; Tomé, WA; Verellen, D; Wang, L; Yin, F-F

Published Date

  • August 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 37 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 4078 - 4101

PubMed ID

  • 20879569

Pubmed Central ID

  • 20879569

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0094-2405

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1118/1.3438081


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States