ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines: Supportive and Palliative 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.

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Supportive and palliative care are areas of high importance in oncology and ESMO published Clinical Practice Guidelines on the management of a variety of issues: Management of infusion reactions to systemic anticancer therapy, Management of toxicities from immunotherapy, Management of febrile neutropaenia, MASCC and ESMO consensus guidelines for the prevention of chemotherapy and radiotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, Treatment of dyspnoea in advanced cancer patients, Central venous access in oncology, Management of oral and gastrointestinal mucosal injury, Management of refractory symptoms at the end of life and the use of palliative sedation, Advanced care planning in palliative care, Bone health in cancer patients, Cancer, fertility and pregnancy, Management of chemotherapy extravasation, Cardiovascular toxicity induced by chemotherapy, targeted agents and radiotherapy, Management of cancer pain, Management of venous thromboembolism in cancer patients, Prevention of chemotherapy and radiotherapy-induced nausea, Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents in the treatment of anaemia in cancer patients, Haematopoietic growth factors.

Palliative and supportive care

Management of Infusion Reactions to Systemic Anticancer Therapy: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

New!

Published in 2017 – Ann Oncol (2017) 28 (suppl 4): iv100–iv118.
Authors: S. Roselló, I. Blasco, L. García Fabregat, A. Cervantes and K. Jordan

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Management of Toxicities from Immunotherapy: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

New!

Published in 2017 – Ann Oncol (2017) 28 (suppl 4): iv119–iv142.
Authors: J. Haanen, F. Carbonnel, C. Robert, K. Kerr, S. Peters, J. Larkin and K. Jordan

 

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Management of Febrile Neutropaenia: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

Published in 2016 – Ann Oncol (2016) 27 (suppl 5): v111-v118 

Authors: J. Klastersky, J. de Naurois, K. Rolston, B. Rapoport, G. Maschmeyer, M. Aapro and J. Herrstedt

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MASCC and ESMO Consensus Guidelines for the Prevention of Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

Published in 2016 – Ann Oncol (2016) 27 (suppl 5): v119-v133 
Authors: F. Roila, A. Molassiotis, J. Herrstedt, M. Aapro, R. J. Gralla, E. Bruera, R. A. Clark-Snow, L. L. Dupuis, L. H. Einhorn, P. Feyer, P. J. Hesketh, K. Jordan, I. Olver, B. L. Rapoport, J. Roscoe, C. H. Ruhlmann, D. Walsh, D. Warr and M. van der Wetering

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Treatment of Dyspnoea in Advanced Cancer Patients: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

Published in 2015 – Ann Oncol (2015) 26 (suppl 5): v169-v173.

Authors: M. Kloke and N. Cherny

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Central Venous Access in Oncology: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

Published in 2015 – Ann Oncol (2015) 26 (suppl 5): v152-v168.

Authors: B. Sousa, J. Furlanetto, M. Hutka, P. Gouveia, R. Wuerstlein, J. M. Mariz, D. Pinto, and F. Cardoso

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Management of Oral and Gastrointestinal Mucosal Injury: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

Published in 2015 – Ann Oncol (2015) 26 (suppl 5): v139-v151.

Authors: D. E. Peterson, C. B. Boers-Doets, R. J. Bensadoun and J. Herrstedt

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

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

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

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Bone Health in Cancer Patients: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

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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