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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2018 MASCC/ISOO Annual Meeting
Vienna, Austria  •  28-30 June, 2018
Early Abstracts: 31st Dec 2017
Regular Abstracts: 9th Feb 2018
Late-Breaking Abstracts: 22nd Apr 2018
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MASCC/ISOO Annual Meeting 2017
This year’s, MASCC/ISOO Annual Meeting welcomed 961 delegates, representing 53 countries, and this number represents 108 new MASCC members. The meeting featured three plenary sessions and 25 parallel sessions, including one for each Study Group. Of 680 submitted abstracts, 84 were accepted for inclusion as proffered papers, and 562 were accepted as e-poster presentations. Other events included a Patient Seminar on Smell and Taste Perception, two Satellite Symposia, five collaborative Study Group Workshops with 162 participants, and a New Members Reception. #MASCC17 >> Read More

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MASCC and Its 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.

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