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The Regional Education Meeting on Supportive Care in Cancer Patients for Eastern European and Balkan Region
This course is held under the auspices of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) and the European School of Oncology (ESO), with the support of ESGO (European Society of Gynecological Oncology). Its aim is to promote supportive care as an integral part of comprehensive cancer care, present supportive care guidelines, and facilitate their clinical interpretation and implementation in routine practice. The Regional Education Meeting will focus on the prevention and management of the major adverse effects of cancer and its treatment and provide a review of current strategies. The programme includes topics such as cancer pain, chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy, prevention and control of nausea and vomiting induced by chemotherapy and radiotherapy, management of oral and gastrointestinal mucosal injury, febrile neutropenia, cachexia and nutrition, dyspnea, etc.