Stereotactic body radiation therapy: The report of AAPM Task Group 101



This article is corrected by:

  1. Errata: Erratum: “Correction to stereotactic body radiation therapy: The report from the AAPM Task Group No. 101” [Med. Phys. (), – (2010)] Volume 39, Issue 1, 563, Article first published online: 3 January 2012

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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.