Cancer Radiother 2022 Feb-Apr;26(1-2):2-6. Epub 2021 Dec 22.
Société française de radiothérapie oncologique, centre Antoine-Béclère, 47, rue de la Colonie, 75013 Paris, France; Radiotherapy department, Sorbonne université, groupe hospitalier La Pitié-Salpêtrière, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, 75013 Paris, France.
The purpose of the first two editions of the guidelines for external radiotherapy procedures, published in 2007 and 2016 respectively, was to issue recommendations aimed at optimising, harmonising and standardising practices. The purpose of this third edition, which includes brachytherapy, is identical while also taking into account recent technological improvements (intensity modulation radiation therapy, stereotactic radiotherapy, and three-dimension brachytherapy) along with findings from literature. Part one describes the daily use of general principles (quality, security, image-guided radiation therapy); part two describes each treatment step for the main types of cancer. Read More