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ESMO Preceptorship on Supportive and Palliative Care 2023: Lugano

30 - 31 Mar 2023

Lugano, Switzerland


Slides and Webcasts from all ESMO Preceptorships are reserved to ESMO Members and registered participants, according to the presenters' agreement to release them. ESMO thanks the authors for their generosity.

The copyright protected educational resources from this event are for personal usage only and not to be shared with any third parties.

Learning objectives
  • Understand mechanisms, risk, prevention and treatment of the key symptoms and syndromes pain, anorexia, cachexia, dyspnea, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, mucositis, neurotoxicity, cardiovascular events, venous thromboembolism, hematological complications and their association with cancer disease and antineoplastic treatment
  • Understand integration of screening for and assessment of toxicities to antineoplastic treatment, symptoms and other supportive and palliative care needs, and integration of their management in routine oncology care
  • Understand the role of rehabilitation in the continuum of supportive care
  • Describe required competences of multidisciplinary and inter-professional teams for multimodal management
  • Understand key steps to prepare patients and family members for end-of-life and care of the dying person
  • Understand how to communicate with patients about illness, prognosis, coping, hope and decisions. Reflect on your own role and how to address cultural differences
  • Get familiar with the ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines on supportive and palliative care topics
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