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Radiation Therapy for Treatment of Soft Tissue Sarcoma in Adults: Executive Summary of ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prro.2021.04.005
Practical Radiation Oncology; Salerno KE, Alektiar KM et. al.

Jul 31st, 2021 - This guideline provides evidence-based recommendations addressing the indications for radiation therapy (RT), sequencing of local therapies, and appropriate dose and planning techniques for management of primary, operable, localized, soft tissue sarcoma (STS) in adults. The American Society for Radiation Oncology convened a task force to address 5 key questions focused on the use of RT for mana...

Prostate Bed Delineation Guidelines for Postoperative Radiation Therapy: On Behalf Of T...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2020.11.010
International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Phy... Robin S, Jolicoeur M et. al.

Nov 14th, 2020 - Prostate bed (PB) irradiation is considered the standard postoperative treatment after radical prostatectomy (RP) for tumors with high-risk features or persistent prostate-specific antigen, or for salvage treatment in case of biological relapse. Four consensus guidelines have been published to standardize practices and reduce the interobserver variability in PB delineation but with discordant r...

Radiation Therapy for Rectal Cancer: Executive Summary of an ASTRO Clinical Practice Gu...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prro.2020.08.004
Practical Radiation Oncology; Wo JY, Anker CJ et. al.

Oct 25th, 2020 - This guideline reviews the evidence and provides recommendations for the indications and appropriate technique and dose of neoadjuvant radiation therapy (RT) in the treatment of localized rectal cancer. The American Society for Radiation Oncology convened a task force to address 4 key questions focused on the use of RT in preoperative management of operable rectal cancer. These questions includ...

Adapting care for older cancer patients during the COVID-19 pandemic: Recommendations f...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7365054
Journal of Geriatric Oncology; Battisti NML, Mislang AR et. al.

Jul 28th, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic poses a barrier to equal and evidence-based management of cancer in older adults. The International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG) formed a panel of experts to develop consensus recommendations on the implications of the pandemic on several aspects of cancer care in this age group including geriatric assessment (GA), surgery, radiotherapy, systemic treatment, palliat...

Radiation therapy for gynecologic malignancies during the COVID-19 pandemic: Internatio...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7294297
Gynecologic Oncology; Elledge CR, Beriwal S et. al.

Jun 22nd, 2020 - To develop expert consensus recommendations regarding radiation therapy for gynecologic malignancies during the COVID-19 pandemic. An international committee of ten experts in gynecologic radiation oncology convened to provide consensus recommendations for patients with gynecologic malignancies referred for radiation therapy. Treatment priority groups were established. A review of the relevant ...

ACR-ACNM-ASTRO-SNMMI Practice Parameter for the Performance of Therapy With Radium-223.
https://doi.org/10.1097/COC.0000000000000702
American Journal of Clinical Oncology; Hurwitz M, Buscombe JR et. al.

Jun 11th, 2020 - The goal of therapy with unsealed radiopharmaceutical sources is to provide either cure or significant prolongation of disease-specific survival, and effective reduction and/or prevention of adverse disease-related symptoms or untoward events while minimizing treatment-associated side effects and complications. Radium-223 dichloride (radium-223) is an alpha particle-emitting isotope used for ta...

Radiation Therapy for Cervical Cancer: Executive Summary of an ASTRO Clinical Practice ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prro.2020.04.002
Practical Radiation Oncology; Chino J, Annunziata CM et. al.

Jun 1st, 2020 - This guideline reviews the evidence and provides recommendations for the indications and appropriate techniques of radiation therapy (RT) in the treatment of nonmetastatic cervical cancer. The American Society for Radiation Oncology convened a task force to address 5 key questions focused on the use of RT in definitive and postoperative management of cervical cancer. These questions included th...

ASTRO Radiation Therapy Summary of the ASCO-ASTRO-SSO Guideline on Management of Heredi...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prro.2020.04.003
Practical Radiation Oncology; Trombetta MG, Dragun A et. al.

May 31st, 2020 - To develop a summary of recommendations regarding locoregional management of patients with breast cancer and germline mutations in breast cancer susceptibility genes based on the American Society of Clinical Oncology/American Society for Radiation Oncology/Society of Surgical Oncology Guideline on Management of Hereditary Breast Cancer. The American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Societ...

Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Intracranial Noncavernous Sinus Benign Meningioma: Intern...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7566438
Neurosurgery Marchetti M, Sahgal A et. al.

May 29th, 2020 - Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for benign intracranial meningiomas is an established treatment. To summarize the literature and provide evidence-based practice guidelines on behalf of the International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society (ISRS). Articles in English specific to SRS for benign intracranial meningioma, published from January 1964 to April 2018, were systematically reviewed. Three e...

ACR-ASTRO Practice Parameter for the Performance of Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy.
https://doi.org/10.1097/COC.0000000000000706
American Journal of Clinical Oncology; Chao ST, Dad LK et. al.

May 15th, 2020 - To standardize the practice of stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) cooperatively developed the practice parameter for SBRT. SBRT is a treatment technique that delivers radiation dose to a well-defined extracranial target in 5 fractions or less and usually employs a higher dose per fraction th...

Practice recommendations for lung cancer radiotherapy during the COVID-19 pandemic: An ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7252074
Radiotherapy and Oncology : Journal of the European Socie... Guckenberger M, Belka C et. al.

Apr 29th, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic has caused radiotherapy resource pressures and led to increased risks for lung cancer patients and healthcare staff. An international group of experts in lung cancer radiotherapy established this practice recommendation pertaining to whether and how to adapt radiotherapy for lung cancer in the COVID-19 pandemic. For this ESTRO & ASTRO endorsed project, 32 experts in lung c...

ILROG emergency guidelines for radiation therapy of hematological malignancies during t...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7243146
Blood Yahalom J, Dabaja BS et. al.

Apr 11th, 2020 - The International Lymphoma Radiation Oncology Group (ILROG) guidelines for using radiation therapy (RT) in hematological malignancies are widely used in many countries. The emergency situation created by the COVID-19 pandemic may result in limitations of treatment resources. Furthermore, in recognition of the need to also reduce the exposure of patients and staff to potential infection with COV...

Radiation Therapy for Small Cell Lung Cancer: An ASTRO Clinical Practice Guideline.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prro.2020.02.009
Practical Radiation Oncology; Simone CB, Bogart JA et. al.

Mar 31st, 2020 - Several sentinel phase III randomized trials have recently been published challenging traditional radiation therapy (RT) practices for small cell lung cancer (SCLC). This American Society for Radiation Oncology guideline reviews the evidence for thoracic RT and prophylactic cranial irradiation (PCI) for both limited-stage (LS) and extensive-stage (ES) SCLC. The American Society for Radiation On...

ACR-ASTRO Practice Parameter for the Performance of Proton Beam Radiation Therapy.
https://doi.org/10.1097/COC.0000000000000672
American Journal of Clinical Oncology; Shih HA, Rengan R et. al.

Feb 7th, 2020 - The American College of Radiology (ACR) and the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) have jointly developed the following practice parameter for proton beam radiation therapy. Proton radiotherapy is the application of a high-energy proton beam to a patient in a clinical setting with therapeutic intent. Proton radiotherapy may permit improved therapeutic ratios with lower doses to sen...

ESTRO ACROP consensus guideline on the use of image guided radiation therapy for locali...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radonc.2019.08.027
Radiotherapy and Oncology : Journal of the European Socie... Ghadjar P, Fiorino C et. al.

Nov 2nd, 2019 - Use of image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) helps to account for daily prostate position changes during radiation therapy for prostate cancer. However, guidelines for the use of IGRT are scarce. An ESTRO panel consisting of leading radiation oncologists and medical physicists was assembled to review the literature and formulate a consensus guideline of methods and procedure for IGRT in prostat...

Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Lentigo...
https://doi.org/10.1159/000502470
Dermatology (Basel, Switzerland); Robinson M, Primiero C et. al.

Oct 23rd, 2019 - Lentigo maligna (LM) is a subtype of melanoma in situ that usually occurs in sun-damaged skin and is characterised by an atypical proliferation of melanocytes within the basal epidermis. If left untreated, LM can develop into invasive melanoma, termed lentigo maligna melanoma, which shares the same prognosis as other types of invasive melanoma. The incidence rates of LM are steadily increasing ...

Radiation Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer: Executive Summary of an ASTRO Clinical Practic...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prro.2019.06.016
Practical Radiation Oncology; Palta M, Godfrey D et. al.

Sep 3rd, 2019 - This guideline systematically reviews the evidence for treatment of pancreatic cancer with radiation in the adjuvant, neoadjuvant, definitive, and palliative settings and provides recommendations on indications and technical considerations. The American Society for Radiation Oncology convened a task force to address 7 key questions focused on radiation therapy, including dose fractionation and ...

International Guideline on Dose Prioritization and Acceptance Criteria in Radiation The...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2019.06.2540
International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Phy... Lee AW, Ng WT et. al.

Jul 6th, 2019 - The treatment of nasopharyngeal carcinoma requires high radiation doses. The balance of the risks of local recurrence owing to inadequate tumor coverage versus the potential damage to the adjacent organs at risk (OARs) is of critical importance. With advancements in technology, high target conformality is possible. Nonetheless, to achieve the best possible dose distribution, optimal setting of ...

Controversies, Consensus, and Collaboration in the Use of 131I Therapy in Differentiate...
https://doi.org/10.1089/thy.2018.0597
Thyroid : Official Journal of the American Thyroid Associ... Tuttle RM, Ahuja S et. al.

Mar 23rd, 2019 - Publication of the 2015 American Thyroid Association (ATA) management guidelines for adult patients with thyroid nodules and differentiated thyroid cancer was met with disagreement by the extended nuclear medicine community with regard to some of the recommendations related to the diagnostic and therapeutic use of radioiodine (131I). Because of these concerns, the European Association of Nuclea...

Surgical consensus guidelines on sentinel node biopsy (SNB) in patients with oral cancer.
https://doi.org/10.1002/hed.25739
Head & Neck; Schilling C, Stoeckli SJ et. al.

Mar 22nd, 2019 - The eighth international symposium for sentinel node biopsy (SNB) in head and neck cancer was held in 2018. This consensus conference aimed to deliver current multidisciplinary guidelines. This document focuses on the surgical aspects of SNB for oral cancer. Invited expert faculty selected topics requiring guidelines. Topics were reviewed and evidence evaluated where available. Data were presen...