MASCC 2016 Symposium “Shared decision-making in supportive care: a symptom-free journey for patients with cancer” 

This interactive satellite symposium was based on an a patient case and featured an exclusive panel of experts: Dorothy Keefe (Chair), Jervoise Andreyev, Snezana Bosnjak and David Currow. The experts shared practical recommendations on best practices in supportive care of cancer patients, offering advice on multidisciplinary approaches on the treatment of toxicities in cancer treatment, such as gastrointestinal problems, nutrition impact symptoms (NIS), anorexia, nausea, and stomatitis …

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Highlights from MASCC 2016

The 25th annual Multinational Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) meeting was held in Adelaide South Australia on June 23-25, 2016. Organizers were pleased with the calibre of attendees as well as the increased representation from SE Asia, with 65% of the nearly 1100 participants from the region. The MASCC meeting is unique according to Co-Chair Dorothy Keefe …

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Dr. Matti S. Aapro: Editor-in-Chief

Dr. Matti Aapro received his medical degree from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva, Switzerland. He was a fellow...

Dr Florian Scotté - Section Editor

Florian Scotté MD PHD is a medical oncologist in the Department of Oncology at the Georges Pompidou European Hospital, where...

Dr Carla Ripamonti - Section Editor

Carla Ida Ripamonti, M.D. specializes in medical oncology and clinical pharmacology. She is currently the Head of Supportive Care in...

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Dr Ricardo Caponero graduated in Medicine from Universidade de São Paulo, in 1984. Followed by a Fellowship in Radiotherapy at...

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ACADEMIC POSITIONS: Senior Research Associate, the Department of Research of New Anticancer Drugs with Out-patients Chemotherapy Unit, N.N.Blokhin Russian Cancer...

Dr Martin Chasen - Section Editor

Dr. Martin Chasen is currently the Medical Director, Palliative Care, at The Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre and the Medical Director...

Dr. Karin Jordan - Section Editor

Dr. Karin Jordan graduated from Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany, after internships in the bone-marrow transplantation program at the...

Dr Jørn Herrstedt - Editorial Board Member

Jørn Herrstedt, MD, DMSci, is Professor in Clinical Oncology at the University of Southern Denmark and Senior Consultant at the...

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