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Imaging Strategies for Definitive Intracavitary Brachytherapy of Cervical Cancer - Recommendation Report

ID: GL-C50-16 Jun 2014
Type of Content: Guidelines & Advice, Health Technology Assessment
Document Status: Current
Ontario Gynaecological Community of Practice of the Radiation Treatment Program of Cancer Care Ontario

Guideline Objective

These recommendations suggest various imaging strategies for the definitive treatment of cervical cancer utilizing intracavitary brachytherapy. In this document, best practice recommendations will be outlined, discussing the roles of various imaging modalities and stratifying them in terms of clinical evidence for cervix brachytherapy. The necessary resources required to implement each strategy successfully will be documented. In doing so, these recommendations provide a long-term direction for image guided brachytherapy (IGBT) of cervical cancer in the province of Ontario.

Intended Guideline Users

Providers (Radiation Oncologists, Radiation Therapists, Treatment Planners, Medical Physicists)

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