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

ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for management of oral and gastrointestinal mucositis includes chapters on the definition of mucositis, its incidence and associated complications, risk factors, mucositis assessment and provides detailed guidelines for the treatment. In addition, it highlights key progresses in understanding the molecular pathobiology, computational biology and clinical impact of mucosal injury in cancer patients that may generate strategic research and clinical advances in the future.

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