Consensus Documents include types of documents other than guidelines such as Consensus Guidance and White Papers, Practice Parameters and Appropriate Use Criteria. They are based primarily on the consensus of a multidisciplinary panel of experts specializing in the topic, with evidence evaluated when available, and concentrate on areas where the science is evolving. White Papers and Practice Parameters often focus on a technology or process step and describe recommended procedures and considerations for safe delivery of radiation in specific areas of clinical practice.
Safety is No Accident (ASTRO) – 2019
Standardizing Normal Tissue Contouring for Radiation Therapy Treatment Planning (ASTRO) – 2019
MRI and Radiation Exposure in Patients with Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices (HRS/ASTRO) – 2017
Survivorship Care Plan (ASTRO) – 2016
Minimum Data Elements (ASTRO) – Anticipated Fall 2019
Standardizing Dose Prescriptions (ASTRO) – 2016
High-Dose-Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy (ASTRO) – 2014
Safety Considerations for Image Guided Radiation Therapy (ASTRO) – 2013
Peer Review to Improve Quality & Safety in Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) – 2013
Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (ASTRO) – 2011
Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (ASTRO) – 2011
Image Guided Radiation Therapy (ACR/ASTRO) – 2014
Proton Beam Radiation Therapy (ACR/ASTRO) – 2018
Radiation Oncology (ACR/ASTRO) – 2018
Stereotactice Body Radiation Therapy (ACR/ASTRO) – Expected Fall 2019
Total Body Irradiation (ACR/ASTRO) – 2017
These are guidance statements (using the RAND/UCLA Appropriateness Methodology) based on formal expert rating of patient scenarios where high-quality evidence is lacking.
Delivery of Postoperative Radiation Therapy for Endometrial Cancer (ASTRO) – 2016
Appropriate Customization of Radiation Therapy for Stage II and III Rectal Cancer (ASTRO) – 2016
Documents developed as a means to efficiently communicate what ASTRO believes to be correct coverage policies for radiation oncology services. View ASTRO's Model Policies.