Published: November 2016 (Web posted September 2016)
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This white paper recommends the standardization (content and presentation order) of several “key components” of the radiation therapy prescription to facilitate accurate communication between radiation therapy care providers. The rationale, other similar efforts, and detailed considerations are described. It also considers future directions for other items such as the simulation order, treatment planning objectives, prescription point or volume, treatment schedule, localization imaging, laboratory monitoring, concurrent chemotherapy, and patient instructions for treatment.
Risk-based Assessment of RT processes and Standardized Nomenclatures, What Clinicians Need to Know (CME)
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