Supportive Cancer Care
An Introduction to Supportive Cancer Care
Supportive care is an important area within cancer, aiming to improve the quality of life of patients by treating or preventing symptoms and side effects caused by treatment, whilst providing psychological and social support. Along with advancing treatments to address side effects such as nausea and vomiting, research into complementary and alternative therapies such as yoga and mindfulness is in progress.
Browse our selection of video highlights and short articles from the conference hub, providing insights into the latest updates from major conferences and a selection of peer-reviewed articles from the journal portfolio.
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Supportive Cancer Care Content
Professor D’Ugo: Don’t Miss Out on Registering for the ESSO 40!
Professor Domenico D’Ugo, President of the European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO), shares what we can look forward to at the annual meeting in November!
Domenico D’Ugo, ESSO 40: Hot Topics, What to Expect and Why Should HCPs Register
touchONCOLOGY were delighted to speak with Professor Domenico D’Ugo, President of the European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO) one our media partners. He discusses why healthcare professionals should register and attend the ESSO 40 conference in November 2021 in Lisbon and what we can look forward to. Questions 1. What can we expect from ESSO […]
Professor Domenico D’Ugo: Current Initiatives at ESSO and Looking to the Future
Professor Domenico D’Ugo, President of the European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO) one our valued media partners at touchONCOLOGY, discusses the latest from the society and his hopes for oncology management post-COVID19 in 2022. Questions 1. Please tell us about any initiatives that ESSO are currently working on? (00:15-02:24) 2. What can we expect in […]
Co-Chair of the European Cancer Organisation’s Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Special Network, Prof. Mark Lawler (Queen’s University, Belfast, UK) speaks to touchONCOLOGY about the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on cancer care and the newly launched ‘Time to Act’ campaign. Further information about the campaign can be found on the European Cancer Organisation’s […]
Nicolò Matteo Luca Battisti, European Cancer Summit 2020 – Inequalities in Cancer Care
Discrimination in cancer care is a major ongoing issue across Europe and has been exacerbated during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nicolò Matteo Luca Battisti discusses how the resolution from this year’s European Cancer Summit will help overcome these disparities. Questions Could you give us an overview of the issue of discrimination in cancer care? What are […]
Florence Joly, ESMO 2020 – Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Cancer Treatments and the Psychological Impact on Patients
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a direct impact on cancer care. Prof. Florence Joly discusses the challenges and lessons learned when treating patients with cancer during the pandemic and lockdown period. The late-breaking abstract ‘Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on management of medical cancer treatments and psychological consequence for the patients’ (LBA69) was presented at […]
Letter from the President of the European Society for Paediatric Oncology (SIOPE) – COVID-19: Resources and Guidance
Dear friends and colleagues in the SIOP Europe Community, We are all currently facing difficult challenges and stresses, both personal and professional, in the unprecedented circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic. As we are now several weeks into the pandemic reaching Europe, the impact has been felt in all European countries and there is naturally anxiety […]
Supportive Care in Cancer During COVID-19
On June 25, 2020, a panel of MASCC experts led a virtual discussion on how the COVID-19 pandemic impacts cancer patients and how healthcare professionals can support them during the pandemic. Topics included the next steps after the crisis is resolved; precautions to take in the months ahead with a potential second wave; and the impact on […]
Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan: Feedback from the European Cancer Organisation
Feedback reference F507755 Submitted on 03 March 2020 Submitted by Richard PRICE User type Non-governmental organisation (NGO) Organisation European CanCer Organisation (ECCO) Organisation size Micro (1 to 9 employees) Country of origin Belgium Initiative Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan TO: MATTHIAS SCHUPPE, PROJECT LEADER, EUROPEAN BEATING CANCER PLAN 3 MARCH 2020 Dear Mr Schuppe, This submission […]
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