ESMO Preceptorship on Supportive and Palliative Care Zurich February 2017

Oncology Meeting Resources

20 Feb - 21 Feb, Zurich, Switzerland

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The ESMO Preceptorship on Supportive and Palliative Care Zurich February 2017 was designed for understanding mechanisms of the key symptoms and syndromes and their association with cancer-disease and anticancer-treatment; describing main pharmacological, physical, educational, communicative and coordinating interventions for management of the syndromes cachexia and malnutrition and key symptoms; understanding integration of screening for and assessment of symptoms and other palliative/supportive care needs, and management in routine oncology care; describing required competences of multidisciplinary and interprofessional teams for multimodal management; understanding bone health in cancer patients, risk and management of venous thromboembolism in cancer patients, cardiotoxicity and its management also in the area of targeted agents and key issues of cancer rehabilitation and knowing the ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines relevant for the topics discussed

Presentations of the ESMO Preceptorship on Supportive and Palliative Care Zurich February 2017 are available to ESMO members according to the presenters' agreement to release them. The use of these presentations is for personal educational purposes only. ESMO thanks the authors for their generosity.

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Presenter Presentation title Session title
K. Jordan, DE Prevention and Management of Cancer Disease and of Chemo and Radiotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting, MASCC/ESMO CPGs: Identify and Manage Patients at Risk for Nausea and Vomiting in Different Settings Session 4 Management of Cancer Disease and Cancer-treatment Related Symptoms
M. Aapro, CH Prevention and Management of Venous Thromboembolism Session 4 Management of Cancer Disease and Cancer-treatment Related Symptoms
T. Skeidsvoll Solheim, NO Principles of Individualized Cancer Rehabilitation, ESMO Handbook Session 5 Principles of Cancer Rehabilitation and the Heart
M. Maddocks, UK Physical Activity as Treatment Modality in Curative and Palliative Intent: Mechanisms of Resistance Training and Aerobic Exercise and Typical Physical Activity Protocols Varying in Intensity and Preferences Session 5 Principles of Cancer Rehabilitation and the Heart
M. Aapro, CH Cardiovascular Toxicity Induced by Chemotherapy, Targeted Agents and Radiotherapy and its Management, Considering also Cachexia Session 5 Principles of Cancer Rehabilitation and the Heart
F. Strasser, CH Impact of Cachexia and Malnutrition on Cancer Treatment Decisions: Adapt Dosing of Anticancer Treatment and Anticancer Treatment to Improve Cachexia Session 6 Multimodal Management of Cancer Cachexia and Malnutrition
T. Skeidsvoll Solheim, NO Drugs to Treat and Relieve Patients with Cancer Cachexia: Old Drugs Used for The Cachectic Cancer Patients and New Cachexia Mechanism-Based Compounds Session 6 Multimodal Management of Cancer Cachexia and Malnutrition
F. Strasser, CH Refractory Cachexia: Eating and Weight Loss Related Distress and End-of-Life Session 6 Multimodal Management of Cancer Cachexia and Malnutrition
A. Caraceni, IT The Refractory Cachectic Cancer Patient and its Family: Refractory Symptoms Close to End-of-Life: ESMO CPGs and Family Members as Carers and Suffering People Session 6 Multimodal Management of Cancer Cachexia and Malnutrition
K. Jordan, DE Preventing and Managing Skin Toxicity by Oncologists And Dermatologists Session 7 Multi-disciplinary, -professional Management
M. Aapro, CH The Elderly, Multi-Morbid Cancer Patient: When to Use Geriatricians Session 7 Multi-disciplinary, -professional Management
M. Maddocks, UK Education Interventions and Motivation for Cachectic Patients and Families: Lessons for the Oncologist from the Physiotherapist Session 7 Multi-disciplinary, -professional Management
T. Hundsberger, CH Preventing and Managing Neurotoxicity by Oncologists and Neurologists Session 7 Multi-disciplinary, -professional Management
A. Nogueira, PT Management of Refractory Diarrhea Session 8 Audience Cases
S. Tucek, CZ Do Patients in our Hospitals Die Because of Malnutrition? Session 8 Audience Cases