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The Role of High Dose Rate Brachytherapy in the Palliation of Symptom in Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Version: 3 ID: 7-16 Jun 2018
Type of Content: Guidelines & Advice, Clinical
Document Status: Current
Authors:
Lung Cancer Disease Site Group

Patient Population

Adult patients with symptomatic endobronchial disease in non-small cell lung cancer.

Research Question(s)

  1. Is there a role for high dose rate endobronchial brachytherapy (HDREB) in the palliation of respiratory symptoms in patients with non-small cell lung cancer?
  2. If so, what is the optimal dose of HDREB in this setting?
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