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Task Group No. 306 - Machine and patient QA for tomotherapy: an update to TG-148 (TG306)

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  1. To update, as needed, recommendations on tolerance limits, frequencies, and methods of quality assurance tests in Table II, III, IV and V on TG-148.
  2. To add additional recommendations on technology implemented clinically after the original report was published, including dynamic jaws, MLC, delivery mode, gantry rotation speed, gating, GPU calculation, TQA, etc.
  3. To address the commissioning and necessary QA checks, as a supplement to MPPG5a recommendations, specific to the new treatment planning systems for tomotherapy.
  4. To provide risk-based recommendations for tomotherapy treatment deliveries (list one example) and considerations for other special procedures.
Bylaws:Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
Approved Date(s)10/30/2017 - 12/31/2020
Committee Keywords: TG306

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Quan Chen
Task Group Chair

2020 Roster

(dates shown below are start and end dates of position.)

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VOTING AppointmentsThere are 9 voting members.

up-to-dateJay W. Burmeister, PhD

10/30/2017 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-dateQuan Chen, PhD

10/30/2017 - 12/31/2021 Task Group Chair

up-to-dateNathan A. Corradini, MS

4/16/2018 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-dateX. Allen Li, PhD

10/30/2017 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-dateAn Liu, PhD

10/30/2017 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-dateX. Sharon Qi, PhD

4/16/2018 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-dateYi Rong, PhD

1/1/2020 - 12/31/2022 Task Group Vice Chair

up-to-dateHairong Shi, PhD

10/30/2017 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-dateJennifer B. Smilowitz, PhD

10/30/2017 - 12/31/2021 Member
NON-VOTING AppointmentsThere are 4 non-voting members and guests.

up-to-dateEdward H. Chao, PhD

10/30/2017 - 12/31/2021 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateDavid S. Followill, PhD

4/16/2018 - 12/31/2021 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateMoyed Miften, PhD

10/30/2017 - 12/31/2021 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateTimothy C. Zhu, PhD

10/30/2017 - 12/31/2021 Consultant (nonvoting)
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