Patient Care and Research

ASTRO Consensus Statement on Standardizing Normal Tissue Contouring for Radiation Therapy Treatment Planning: Executive Summary

Published: January 2019 (Web posted)

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This document provides tabled recommendations for normal tissues contouring during external beam treatment planning for each anotomical site in all definitive cases and those that should be considered in specific clinical scenarios. Additionally, it provides a list of some additional resources to be used in treatment planning for organ parameters.

Endorsed by:

  • American Association of Medical Dosimetrists


Table 1 - Normal tissue contouring recommendations
Table 2 - Reference guide for organ parameters