Which organizations have released treatment guidelines for radiation and chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting?

Updated: May 31, 2018
  • Author: Winston W Tan, MD, FACP; more...
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The following organizations have released guidelines for the management of emesis resulting from treatment of cancer:

  • National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
  • Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC)/European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO)
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • Oncology Nursing Society (ONS)

The NCCN, MASCC/ESMO, and ASCO guidelines include management recommendations for both chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) and radiation-induced nausea and vomiting (RINV). [1, 2, 3] The ONS recommendations are limited to CINV. [4]


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