ESMO Pocket Guidelines & Mobile App

The ESMO Pocket Guidelines provide easily accessible abridged versions of ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines. Our guidelines mobile Apps are compatible with Android and iOS devices and include content from ESMO Pocket Guidelines.

The 2018 pocket guidelines are available now on the ESMO Cancer Guides Library App! Scroll down to see the titles available and download the app.

Printed copies of the Pocket Guidelines are distributed during ESMO events. The full ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) are published in Annals of Oncology.

ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) focus on the best standards of cancer care. They are developed by groups of expert authors who formulated recommendations based on evidence-based medicine. The ESMO CPGs and consensus statements are intended to provide you with a set of recommendations for the best standards of care within various disease areas. Implementation of ESMO CPGs facilitates knowledge uptake and helps you to deliver an appropriate quality of focused care to your patients.

These pocket guidelines booklets can be used as a quick reference guide to access key content on evidence-based management of various cancers. Key content includes diagnostic criteria, staging of disease, treatment plans and follow-up. The approval and licensed indication of drugs mentioned in these pocket guidelines may vary in different countries. Please consult your local prescribing information.

ESMO Cancer Guides Library App

ESMO Cancer Guidelines App QR

The essential app with all current ESMO pocket guidelines content. Scan the QR code to download to your device, or download it here: 

Breast Cancer

ESMO pocket guidelines: breast cancer

This quick reference booklet provides you with the most important content of the full ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) and consensus statements on the management of breast cancer including primary breast cancer and BRCA and other high-risk mutations in breast cancer and the ESO-ESMO consensus guidelines on advanced breast cancer.

Updated version: published October 2018

Lung & Chest Tumours

ESMO pocket guidelines: lung and chest tumours

This quick reference booklet provides you with the most important content of the full ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) and consensus statements on the management of lung cancers including early-stage, locally advanced and metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), and small cell lung cancer (SCLC) and chest tumours (malignant pleural mesothelioma and thymic epithelial tumours).

Updated version: published October 2018

Lymphomas

ESMO pocket guidelines: lymphomas

These Pocket Guidelines provides you with the most important content of the full ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) on the management of lymphomas: Hodgkin lymphoma, diffuse large B cell lymphoma, mantle cell lymphoma, follicular lymphoma, Waldenström’s macroglobulinaemia, gastric marginal zone lymphoma of MALT type, primary cutaneous lymphomas, peripheral T cell lymphomas, extranodal diffuse large B cell lymphoma and primary mediastinal B cell lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and hairy cell leukaemia.

Updated version: published October 2018

Upper Gastrointestinal Cancers

ESMO pocket guidelines: upper GI

This quick reference booklet provides you with the most important content of the full ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) on upper gastrointestinal (GI) tumours: oesophageal cancer, gastric cancer, biliary cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma and pancreatic adenocarcinoma.

Updated version: published October 2018

Urogenital Cancer

ESMO pocket guidelines: urogenital cancer

These Pocket Guidelines provide you with the most important content of the full ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) on the management of urogenital cancers including prostate cancer, bladder cancer, renal cell carcinoma, penile cancer and testicular seminoma and non-seminoma.

Updated version: published October 2018

Supportive Care

ESMO pocket guidelines: supportive care

This quick reference booklet provides you with the most important content of the full ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) and consensus statements on various aspects of supportive care for your patients. Key content includes central venous access in oncology; prevention of chemotherapy- and radiotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting; and management of febrile neutropaenia, mucositis, venous thromboembolism, infusion reactions, anaemia and iron deficiency, diarrhoea, toxicities from immunotherapy, extravasation associated with the administration of chemotherapeutic agents and of the cardiotoxic effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

Updated version: published October 2018

Leukaemia & Myeloma

ESMO pocket guidelines: leukaemia myeloma

These Pocket Guidelines provide you with the most important content of the full ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) on the management of leukaemia and myeloma including acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, acute myeloblastic leukaemia, chronic myeloid leukaemia, myelodysplastic syndromes, myeloproliferative neoplasias and multiple myeloma.

Published October 2018

Gynaecological Malignancies

ESMO pocket guidelines: gynaecological malignancies

This quick reference booklet provides you with the most important content of the full ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) on gynaecological malignancies including newly diagnosed and relapsed epithelial ovarian carcinoma, nonepithelial ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, endometrial cancer and gestational trophoblastic disease.

Published October 2018

Sarcoma & GIST

ESMO pocket guidelines: Sarcoma and GIST

This quick reference booklet provides you with the most important content of the full ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) on the management of sarcomas (bone, soft tissue and visceral sarcomas) and gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs).

Published October 2018

Lower Gastrointestinal Cancers

ESMO pocket guidelines: lower GI

These Pocket Guidelines provide you with the most important content of the full ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines and consensus statements on the management of lower gastrointestinal tumours including early colon cancer, rectal cancer, familial colorectal cancer risk, metastatic CRC and anal cancer. 

Published October 2017

Melanoma

ESMO pocket guidelines: melanoma cover

These Pocket Guidelines provides an overview of the latest clinical practice recommendations. It summarises the updated cutaneous melanoma guideline that has been developed by European experts on behalf of the European Society for Medical Oncology.

Published September 2015

Bone Health

ESMO pocket guidelines: bone health

These Pocket Guidelines summarise diagnosis, treatment and follow-up recommendation for bone health in cancer patients. Key content includes pathophysiology, incidence and clinical consequences, diagnosis and monitoring, assessment of response and treatment.

Published September 2014

Head & Neck Cancer

ESMO Pocket Guidelines 2013 Head and Neck Cancer

These Pocket Guidelines summarise diagnosis, treatment and follow-up recommendation for head and neck cancer (HSNCC). They also include a section on nasopharyngeal cancer.

Published September 2013

ESMO Interactive Guidelines App

Interactive Guidelines app

The ESMO Interactive Guidelines App offers many additional features including interactive algorithms. The latest release contains the 2017 pocket guidelines on Lung & Chest Tumours, Upper GI Cancers, Lower GI Cancers, Urogenital Cancer, Lymphomas and Supportive Care. Scan the QR code to download to your device, or download it here: