Consensus Documents include types of documents other than guidelines such as Consensus Guidance and White Papers. 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.
Summary of the Cardiac Computed Tomographic Imaging in Cardio-Oncology (ASTRO) – 2023
Defining Oligometastatic Disease from a Radiation Oncology Perspective (ESTRO/ASTRO) – 2020
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
These documents 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.
SRS and SBRT Safety White Paper (ASTRO) – 2022
IMRT Safety White Paper (ASTRO) – 2022
IGRT Safety White Paper (ASTRO) – 2022
Minimum Data Elements (ASTRO) – 2019
Standardizing Dose Prescriptions (ASTRO) – 2016
HDR Brachytherapy Safety White Paper (ASTRO) – 2014
Peer Review Safety White Paper (ASTRO) – 2013
Documents were developed as a means to efficiently communicate what ASTRO believes to be correct coverage policies for radiation oncology services. View ASTRO's Model Policies on brachytherapy, IMRT, proton beam therapy, SBRT and SRS.