The CIRSE Standards of Quality Assurance for Interventional Oncology establish the highest standards for patient care and treatment, as well as safety and efficiency of interventional procedures involved in the management of cancer patients.
The Standards provide a framework for the gold standard of IO services and something we hope that all facilities will strive to achieve over the coming years as IO becomes a firmly established clinical service.
Some of the standards are what we refer to as core requirements and must all be met in order for a facility to become an Accredited Centre. Other standards are what we refer to as extended requirements and include standards that are all required for a facility to be awarded Centre of Excellence.
The intention of IASIOS is to provide a framework for setting standards in IO, to support IO facilities in their journey in meeting the standards and to recognise their efforts with official accreditation approval.