Chemotherapy, radiotherapy and immunotherapy for cancer - MBS item (15556)

The following MBS item is included in this clinical category.

DOSIMETRY FOR THREE DIMENSIONAL CONFORMAL RADIOTHERAPY OF LEVEL 1 COMPLEXITY where: (a)dosimetry for a single phase three dimensional conformal treatment plan using CT image volume dataset and having a single treatment target volume and organ at risk; and (b)one gross tumour volume or clinical target volume, plus one planning target volume plus at least one relevant organ at risk as defined in the prescription must be rendered as volumes; and (c)the organ at risk must be nominated as a planning dose goal or constraint and the prescription must specify the organ at risk dose goal or constraint; and (d)dose volume histograms must be generated, approved and recorded with the plan; and (e)a CT image volume dataset must be used for the relevant region to be planned and treated; and (f)the CT images must be suitable for the generation of quality digitally reconstructed radiographic images

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