Supportive Care in Cancer
Journal of MASCC
MASCC’s journal, Supportive Care in Cancer, provides its members and the multidisciplinary supportive care research, program and practice communities with access to current, high-quality, leading-edge scientific papers, reviews and commentaries to facilitate the delivery of supportive care for cancer patients and their families. Access to the online journal is a benefit of MASCC membership.
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Recent News from MASCC
Special Issue of the MASCC Society News - Annual Meeting 2016
Matti Aapro awarded MASCC Distinguished Service Award 2016
2016 MASCC/ISOO Annual Meeting HIGHLIGHTS!
Adelaide, Australia June 23-25
- 1075 delegates from over 50 countries
- Ian Olver, MD, takes office as MASCC’s new President
- Matti Aapro, MD, receives MASCC’s Distinguished Service Award
- Luke Peppone, PhD, awarded Outstanding Young Investigator Award
- Nicole Kiss, PhD, receives Steven M. Grunberg Memorial Award
MASCC/ESMO 2016 Updated Antiemetic Guidelines
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MASCC and It's Mission
The Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) is an international multidisciplinary organization dedicated to research, practice, and education in all aspects of supportive care for people with cancer, regardless of the stage of their disease. Membership is open to medical oncologists, nurses, dentists, dental hygienists, pharmacists, psychologists, social workers, and others interested in supportive care. MASCC holds an annual joint meeting with the International Society of Oral Oncology (ISOO), which addresses oral complications secondary to cancer and its treatment.
What is Supportive Care?
Supportive care in cancer is the prevention and management of the symptoms and side effects of cancer and its treatment across the cancer continuum from diagnosis to the end of life. It includes support for patients, their families, and their caregivers. At MASCC, we believe that supportive care improves both quality of care and quality of life.
MASCC Study Groups
MASCC members can participate in up to three Study Groups, each focused on a different aspect of supportive care. Study Groups work on research and educational projects, develop practice guidelines, correspond throughout the year, and hold a business meeting at the MASCC/ISOO Annual Meeting.