Management of Cancer Pain in Adult Patients: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines
Published in 2018 - Ann Oncol (2018) 29 (Suppl 4): iv166–iv191
Authors: M. Fallon, R. Giusti, F. Aielli, P. Hoskin, R. Rolke, M. Sharma & C. I. Ripamonti, on behalf of the ESMO Guidelines Committee
The 2018 ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines on Cancer Pain are based on the most recent data available. New recommendations are given for the key pain assessment question, step 2 of the analgesic ladder and for ketamine and cannabinoid use. Updated guidelines for breakthrough cancer pain, bone and neuropathic pain are included.