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Practice Resources

Guidelines  MASCC Guidelines >> View All
  ©MASCC, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer™ •  All rights reserved worldwide. 

An important activity of MASCC is the development of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines on supportive care in cancer. These guidelines help clinicians to optimally manage the side-effects of cancer therapy.


Tools  MASCC Assessment Tools >> View All
  ©MASCC, Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer™ •  All rights reserved worldwide. 

The following practice tools have been developed by MASCC. Non-profit entities may use these tools free of charge. Use by commercial companies requires written approval from MASCC, with the terms of agreement specified. There is also a nominal fee. Please contact MASCC Executive Director Melissa Chin at mascc.office@mascc.org for approval procedure or questions.


Tools  Clinical Apps

  • MAT - MASCC Antiemesis Tool App for iphone and android
  • Calculate by QxMD - (Free) Calculate the MASCC Febrile Neutropenia score in addition to included tools which are useful in clinical practice and serve to impact diagnosis, treatment or determining prognosis.

education icon  Pain Management Center

MASCC maintains a an International Pain Management Center, which includes a comprehensive bibliography of articles on pain management and palliative care articles from Supportive Care in Cancer, the official journal of MASCC.


Guidelines MASCC-Endorsed Practice Guidelines

MASCC has endorsed the following practice guidelines. Endorsement of external (non-MASCC) guidelines requires internal review and recommendation and approval by MASCC’s Executive Committee. Endorsement signifies that the guidelines are consistent with the best evidence available and are suitable for use in practice. For more information, see the MASCC Guideline Policy

  • Guideline for the Prevention and Treatment of Anticipatory Nausea and Vomiting Due to Chemotherapy in Pediatric Cancer Patients
  • Acute AINV Guideline for Pediatric Cancer Patients
  • International Pediatric Fever and Neutropenia Guideline

>> View MASCC-Endorsed Guidelines


Workshop icon  Workshops

  • MASCC/ISOO Annual Meeting - Study Group Workshops  Each year, the MASCC/ISOO Annual Meeting features several in-depth, pre-conference workshops sponsored by one or more Study Groups. Information about forthcoming and past workshops is available.
  • CancerCare Telephone/Internet Education Workshop - CancerCare provides free educational programs appropriate for people with cancer, as well as their families and caregivers. These free workshops include such topics as diagnosis, treatment options, and quality of life.

Other Resources

Supportive Care Links
Books on Supportive Care

UICC Advocacy Toolkit Available
The Union for International Cancer Control, (UICC) strongly supports the World Health Organization’s Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of NCDs, 2013-2020. UICC maintains that the next challenge as cancer advocates is to ensure that governments take concrete actions at the national level to make these commitments a reality through advocacy, capacity building, targeted programs, monitoring, and reporting on progress. Download the UICC Advocacy Toolkit. The Toolkit and other resources are also available from the NCD Alliance. For more information, see >> Update on the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases.

Clinicians Connect at the Joanna Briggs Institute
JBI CONnNECT+ is a program at the Joanna Briggs Institute to help clinicians in the firld of cancer care become part of a Corresponding Reference Group. Help develop evidence-based practice guidelines in supportive care. For more information, see >> JBI COnNECT+.

New Videos from Vital Options International 
Vital Options International is a nonprofit cancer communications, support, and advocacy organization with the aim of facilitating a global cancer dialogue. These video programs have been produced at ASCO, ESMO, EMCC, WCLC, ONS and SABCS. See the >> Vital Options YouTube Channel.


For more information contact us at mascc.office@mascc.org