Cancer Guides for Patients

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Guides for Patients are designed to assist patients, their relatives and caregivers to better understand the nature of different types of cancer and evaluate the best available treatment choices.

Patient Guides by language

All guides are available in EnglishFrenchItalian and Spanish. Most guides are also available in DutchGreekJapanesePolishRomanian and Slovak. Several guides are available in AlbanianArabicCroatian, FinnishGermanHungarianPortugueseRussian and Serbian

Patient Guides by cancer type

Produced by ESMO, the guides translate complex medical information into a language understandable to patients. The medical information is based on the ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines. Some guides for patients are produced together with the non-profit organisation Anticancer Fund

ESMO has also produced several Patient Guides in special issues relevant for patients regardless of the cancer type, such as the Guides for Patients on Survivorship, Immunotherapy-Related Side Effects and Their Management, Cancer Pain Management and Personalised Medicine.

To enquire about permission to translate or support the distribution (in English or in a translated version) of the Patient Guides series, please send an e-mail to patient_guides@esmo.org

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