Stereotactic body radiotherapy for early stage non-small cell lung cancer

  • Publication
    Online – June 2017

    This guideline looks at four key questions regarding SBRT inch allenging clinical scenarios in early-stage NSCLC. It first offers recommendations on application of SBRT to operable patients. Next, the document explores appropriate use of SBRT in tumors that are centrally located, large, multifocal or unbiopsied, as well as individual tailoring of SBRT in “high-risk” clinical scenarios. Finally, it addresses SBRT as salvage therapy after recurrence.

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    Quick Reference

    • SBRT as alternative to surgery
    • SBRT techniques for medically inoperable patients

    Resources

    Comparison of the Effectiveness of Radiofrequency Ablation with SBRT in Inoperable Stage I NSCLC
    ASTRO’s SBRT Model Policy

    Author Society
    American Society for Radiation Oncology

    Previous version
    None

    Endorsements
    American Society of Clinical Oncology
    The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists
    European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology

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