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ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines: Supportive and Palliative Care

Latest enhanced and revised set of guidelines

Supportive and palliative care are areas of high importance in oncology and ESMO has published Clinical Practice Guidelines on the management of a variety of issues: Palliative Care in the COVID-19 era, Advanced Care Planning, Anaemia and Iron Deficiency in Patients With Cancer, Anxiety and Depression, Bone Health in Cancer Patients, Cancer Cachexia in Adult Patients, Cancer Pain, Cancer-related Fatigue, Care at the End of Life, Central Venous Access in Oncology, Chemotherapy Extravasation, Communication and Support of Patients and Caregivers in Chronic -Cancer Care, Constipation in Advanced Cancer, Delirium in Adult Cancer Patients, Diarrhoea in Adult Cancer Patients, Febrile Neutropaenia, Fertility Preservation and Post-treatment Pregnancies in Post-pubertal Cancer Patients, Infusion Reactions to Systemic Anticancer Therapy, Insomnia in Adult Cancer Patients, Management of Breathlessness in Patients with Cancer, Management of Cardiac Disease, Management of Orphan Symptoms, Neurotoxicity, Oral and Gastrointestinal Mucosal Injury, Prevention and Management of Dermatological Toxicities Related to Anticancer Agents, Prevention of Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting, Prognostic Evaluation in Advanced Cancer, Role of Patient-reported Outcome Measures, Toxicities from immunotherapy and Venous Thromboembolism in Cancer Patients.

They include information on incidence, diagnosis, staging and risk assessment, treatment, response evaluation and follow-up where applicable, and tailored guidance for specific subjects.

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