Antiemetics: American Society of Clinical Oncology focused guideline update Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antiemetics

abstract

  • All patients who receive highly emetogenic chemotherapy regimens (including anthracycline plus cyclophosphamide) should be offered a three-drug combination of an NK1 receptor antagonist, a 5-HT3 receptor antagonist, and dexamethasone. The oral combination of netupitant and palonosetron plus dexamethasone is an additional treatment option in this setting. The remaining recommendations from the 2011 ASCO guideline are unchanged pending a full update. Additional information is available at www.asco.org/guidelines/antiemetics and www.asco.org/guidelineswiki.

publication date

  • February 2016

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2015.64.3635

PubMed ID

  • 26527784

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 381

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 34

number

  • 4