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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 12:00 AM

New Oral Care Education Materials

Members of the International Society of Oral Oncology (ISOO) and MASCC’s Oral Care Study Group have created four multilingual Fact Sheets and an Oral and Nutritional Care Education Video Storyboard that provide instructions for patients undergoing chemotherapy or head-and-neck radiation therapy. These materials provide instructions on caring for the mouth during active chemotherapy, and on self-care before, during, and after head-and-neck radiation. The Fact Sheets, based on systematic reviews, guidelines, and up-to-date, evidenced-based recommendations, are available in 18 languages.

 
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Friday, January 27, 2017 12:00 AM

2016 MASCC/ESMO Antiemetics Guideline Update Available

The new MASCC/ESMO Guideline appears in a supplement to the September 2016 issue of Annals of Oncology* and is available for free download.

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Friday, January 27, 2017 12:00 AM

Don GubitosaNew MASCC Study Group Coordinator, Don Gubitosa

Don Gubitosa, of North Wales, Pennsylvania, USAl, is MASCC’s new Study Group Coordinator and Manager of Sponsor Relationships, replacing Anne Young, who retired from MASCC at the end of December.

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Friday, January 27, 2017 12:00 AM

New Psychosocial Subgroup on Cross-Cultural Issues

The Psychosocial Study Group has announced the formation of a new Subgroup, which will focus on cross-cultural issues in cancer supportive care. Study Group members Sandra Michiels and Patrick Crombez will head this new initiative.

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Friday, January 06, 2017 10:10 AM
Nominations for MASCC’s Distinguished Service Award Due April 1st.
The Distinguished Service Award (DSA) recognizes meritorious achievement and outstanding contributions to MASCC and its mission. Any MASCC member may nominate a colleague for this award. The nominee must be a MASCC member and should demonstrate exemplary leadership and accomplishments. This award is presented at the MASCC Annual Meeting. The most recent recipients include Matti Aapro (2016), Jørn Herrstedt (2015), Dorothy Keefe (2014), Declan Walsh (2013), and Paul Hesketh (2012).
See the award policy at MASCC Policies and Forms for more details about the nomination procedures, selection process, and nomination form. Nominations for the 2017 DSA must be received in the MASCC office by April 1st
 
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Monday, November 07, 2016 08:13 AM

MASCC Seeks Executive Director

After nearly seven years of dedicated service to MASCC, our current Executive Director has decided to retire in 2017. The term of the new Executive Director will begin January 1, 2017, to allow a seamless transition. Read more for further information and job description.

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Monday, October 24, 2016 12:00 AM

Kazoo TamuraKazuo Tamura Appointed to MASCC Board of Directors

MASCC President Ian Olver is pleased to announce the appointment of Kazuo Tamura, MD, to MASCC’s Board of Directors. Kazuo Tamura is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Medical Oncology, Hematology and Infectious Diseases, at Fukuoka University Hospital in Fukuoka, Japan, where he was Hospital Director from 2013 to 2015.

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016 11:31 AM

icon Patient Education Materials

The Mucositis Study Group has created a patient-friendly version of the clinical practice guidelines for the management of oral mucositis associated with different types of cancer treatment. Three information sheets are available for healthcare providers to download and distribute to patients.  >> Click here to download the Mucositis Management Information Sheets.  

 
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