An overview of the latest ASCO recommendations about antiemetic prophylaxis for treatment-related nausea and vomiting
Received Date : 01 Sep 2017
Accepted Date : 07 Sep 2017
Doi: 10.1016/j.jons.2017.09.001 - Article's Language: EN
Journal of Oncological Sciences 3 (2017) 99-101
This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license
Nausea and vomiting (N&V) are among the most feared symptoms of cancer treatment. Since treatment-related N&V is predictable up to some extent, a systematic approach is recommended for prevention. Recently, ASCO has updated and released its' guideline for the prevention of treatment-related N&V. This paper is aimed to summarise the key changes and recommendations of ASCO for practicing medical or radiation oncologists treating adult cancer patients.