Supportive Treatment for Cancer – Part 2: Prevention and Treatment of Adverse Events Related to Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy

A clinical practice guideline for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy, and who are experiencing or are at risk for experiencing adverse effects from treatment. The guideline discusses the prevention and treatment of adverse events caused by chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy including treatment of oral complications, skin toxicity, neuropathy, neutropenia and neutropenic fever, radioproctitis, infertility, nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, and cardiac toxicity due to chemotherapy. Outcomes of interest include incidence of adverse effects, adverse effects of interventions, quality of life, and progression-free survival.