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Clinical Practice Guidelines – Care at the End of Life

Care of the adult cancer patient at the end of life: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

Published in 2021 – ESMO Open (2021)

Authors: G.B. Crawford, T. Dzierżanowski, K. Hauser et al., on behalf of the ESMO Guidelines Committee 

  • This ESMO Clinical Practice Guideline provides key recommendations for managing the last weeks and days of life for the adult cancer patient with advanced cancer. 
  • It covers patient care that is focused towards comfort, offering a tailored management of the quality of life and approaching death of the cancer patient. 
  • All recommendations were compiled by a multidisciplinary group of experts. 
  • Recommendations are based on available scientific data and the authors’ collective expert opinion.

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