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ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines on Palliative Care: Advanced Care Planning

D. Schrijvers, N. I. Cherny, on behalf of the ESMO Guidelines Working Group

Annals of Oncology 2014; 25 (Supplement 3): iii138–iii142

Advanced care planning (ACP) is a process of reflection and communication about a person’s values and wishes concerning future health issues and personal care preferences in the event that one becomes incapable of consenting to or refusing treatment or other care.

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