Stereotactic body radiation therapy: the report of AAPM Task Group 101

Med Phys. 2010 Aug;37(8):4078-101. doi: 10.1118/1.3438081.


Task Group 101 of the AAPM has prepared this report for medical physicists, clinicians, and therapists in order to outline the best practice guidelines for the external-beam radiation therapy technique referred to as stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT). The task group report includes a review of the literature to identify reported clinical findings and expected outcomes for this treatment modality. Information is provided for establishing a SBRT program, including protocols, equipment, resources, and QA procedures. Additionally, suggestions for developing consistent documentation for prescribing, reporting, and recording SBRT treatment delivery is provided.

MeSH terms

  • Practice Guidelines as Topic*
  • Radiosurgery / standards*
  • United States