ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines: Supportive Care

The ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) are intended to provide the user with a set of recommendations for the best standards of cancer care, based on the findings of evidence-based medicine.

Latest enhanced and revised set of guidelines

Supportive care is an area of high importance in oncology and ESMO published Clinical Practice Guidelines on the management of a variety of issues: Prevention of chemotherapy and radiotherapy-induced nausea; Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents in the treatment of anaemia in cancer patients; Management of cancer pain; Management of oral and gastrointestinal mucositis; Cancer, fertility and pregnancy; Management of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in cancer patients; Cardiovascular toxicity induced by chemotherapy, targeted agents and radiotherapy; Management of chemotherapy extravasation.

Palliative and supportive care

ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Refractory Symptoms at the End of Life and the Use of Palliative Sedation

New!

Published in 2014 – Ann Oncol (2014) 25 (suppl 3): iii143-iii152.
Author: N. I. Cherny

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ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines on Palliative Care: Advanced Care Planning

New!

Published in 2014 – Ann Oncol (2014) 25 (suppl 3): iii138-iii142.
Authors: D. Schrijvers and N. I. Cherny

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Palliative and supportive care

Bone Health in Cancer Patients: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

New!

Published in 2014 – Ann Oncol (2014) 25 (suppl 3): iii124-iii137.

Authors: R. Coleman, J. J. Body, M. Aapro, P. Hadji, J. Herrstedt

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Cancer, Pregnancy and Fertility: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

Published in 2013 – Ann Oncol 2013; 24 (Suppl 6): vi60-vi70.

Authors: F. A. Peccatori, H. A. Azim, Jr, R. Orecchia, H. J. Hoekstra, N. Pavlidis, V. Kesic, G. Pentheroudakis

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Management of Chemotherapy Extravasation: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

Published in 2012 – Ann Oncol 2012; 23 (Suppl 7): vii167-vii173.

Authors: J. A. Pérez Fidalgo, L. García Fabregat, A. Cervantes, A. Margulies, C. Vidall, F. Roila

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Cardiovascular Toxicity Induced by Chemotherapy, Targeted Agents and Radiotherapy: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

Published in 2012 – Ann Oncol 2012; 23 (Suppl 7): vii155-vii166.

Authors: G. Curigliano, D. Cardinale, T. Suter, G. Plataniotis, E. de Azambuja, M. T. Sandri, C. Criscitiello, A. Goldhirsch, C. Cipolla, F. Roila

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Management of Cancer Pain: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

Published in 2012 – Ann Oncol 2012; 23 (Suppl 7): vii39-vii154.

Authors: C. I. Ripamonti, D. Santini, E. Maranzano, M. Berti, F. Roila

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Management of Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) in Cancer Patients: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

Published in 2011 – Ann Oncol 2011; 22 (Suppl 6): vi85-vi92.

Authors: M. Mandalà, A. Falanga and F. Roila

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Management of Oral and Gastrointestinal Mucositis: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

Published in 2011 – Ann Oncol 2011; 22 (Suppl 6): vi78-vi84.

Authors: D. E. Peterson, R.-J. Bensadoun, F. Roila

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Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents in the Treatment of Anaemia in Cancer Patients: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

Published in 2010 – Ann Oncol 2010; 21 (Suppl 5): v244-v247.

Authors: D. Schrijvers, H. De Samblanx, F. Roila

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Prevention of Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

Published in 2010 – Ann Oncol 2010; 21 (Suppl 5): v232-v243.

Authors: F. Roila, J. Herrstedt, M. Aapro, R. J. Gralla, L.H. Einhorn, E. Ballatori, E. Bria, R.A. Clark-Snow, B. T. Espersen, P. Feyer, S.M. Grunberg, P.J. Hesketh, K. Jordan, M.G. Kris, E. Maranzano, A. Molassiotis, G. Morrow, I. Olver, B.L. Rapoport, C. Rittenberg, M. Saito, M. Tonato, D. Warr

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Management of Febrile Neutropenia: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

Published in 2010 – Ann Oncol 2010; 21 (Suppl 5): v252-v256.

Authors: J. de Naurois, I. Novitzky-Basso, M. J. Gill, F. Marti Marti, M. H. Cullen, F. Roila

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Haematopoietic Growth Factors: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

Published in 2010 – Ann Oncol 2010; 21 (Suppl 5): v248-v251.

Authors: J. Crawford, C. Caserta, F. Roila

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