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
F. Strasser, CH Introduction, Goals of The Preceptorship and Learning Objectives Session 1 Overview of Main Issues of Supportive and Palliative Care
K. Jordan, DE Overview of Management of Anticancer Treatment Toxicities and Other Supportive Care Interventions Session 1 Overview of Main Issues of Supportive and Palliative Care
F. Strasser, CH Overview of Main Palliative Care Interventions Delivered by Oncologists and Specialists in Palliative Care Session 1 Overview of Main Issues of Supportive and Palliative Care
R. Curca, RO When Anything but Chemo is the Tougher Part of the Job Session 1 Overview of Main Issues of Supportive and Palliative Care
A. Caraceni, IT Symptom Assessment in Clinical Oncology Routine Session 1 Overview of Main Issues of Supportive and Palliative Care
F. Scottè, FR Anticancer Treatment Toxicity Assessment in Clinical Oncology Routine Session 1 Overview of Main Issues of Supportive and Palliative Care
F. Strasser, CH Differential Diagnosis, Assessment and Management of Fatigue: Depression, Cognitive Impairment, Malnutrition and Anorexia/Cachexia Session 2 Fatigue, Anorexia, Nutrition and Cachexia
P. Ravasco, PT Nutritional Requirements in Advanced Cancer Patients Session 2 Fatigue, Anorexia, Nutrition and Cachexia
J. Arends, DE Nutritional Counselling, Management of Secondary-Nutrition Impact Symptoms and Oral Nutritional Supplements Session 2 Fatigue, Anorexia, Nutrition and Cachexia
P. Ravasco, PT Indications for-and Conduct of Enteral Nutrition, PEG Pros and Cons Session 2 Fatigue, Anorexia, Nutrition and Cachexia
J. Arends, DE Indication, Practice And Ethics of Parenteral Nutrition, ESMO CPGs Session 2 Fatigue, Anorexia, Nutrition and Cachexia
A. Caraceni, IT Managing Cognitive Impairment in Clinical Practice: Delirium, Dementia Session 3 Management of Psychological Issues
M. Aapro, CH Nutritional Approach and Medications for Bone Health: ESMO CPGs Session 4 Management of Cancer Disease and Cancer-treatment Related Symptoms
A. Caraceni, IT Cancer Pain: Mechanism, Classification, Mgmt ESMO CPGs. Breathlessness in Advanced Cancer Patients: ESMO CPGs Session 4 Management of Cancer Disease and Cancer-treatment Related Symptoms
F. Scottè, FR Prevention, Assessment And Management of Oral and Gastrointestinal Mucosal Injury: ESMO CPGs. Cancer and Anticancer Treatment Related Diarrhoea and Constipation Session 4 Management of Cancer Disease and Cancer-treatment Related Symptoms