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Task Group No. 253 Surface Brachytherapy

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  1. Review approaches to surface brachytherapy, including:

a. Physical characteristics

b. Safe use and handling

c. Dosimetric characteristics

2.  Develop a rational, risk-based set of QM procedures for the applicators and surface brachytherapy procedures, beyond that appropriate for general brachytherapy. These procedures will include (but not limited to):

a.  Definition of the physicists role

b.  Recommendations on acceptance and commissioning procedures 

c.  Definition of a clinical QM procedure and frequency

Bylaws:Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
Approved Date(s)Start: 10/1/2013
End: 12/31/2016
Committee Keywords: TG253
Most recent status update:The TG253 report is under review with our parent committees (WGBCA and BTSC). After this round of review, it is expected to move to TPC for review by the end of 2017. - [11/8/2017 by Regina Fulkerson] Click to update.

Regina Fulkerson
Task Group Co-Chair

Jose Perez-Calatayud
Task Group Co-Chair

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