ESMO Preceptorship on Supportive and Palliative Care Zurich February 2017
Oncology Meeting Resources
20 Feb - 21 Feb, Zurich, Switzerland
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.