Antiemetics: American Society of Clinical Oncology Clinical Practice Guideline Update

Basch, Ethan; Hesketh, Paul J.; Kris, Mark G.; Prestrud, Ann Alexis; Temin, Sarah; Lyman, Gary H.
November 2011
Journal of Oncology Practice;Nov2011, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p395
Academic Journal
The article discusses the guidelines published by American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) on nausea and vomiting induced by chemotherapy, which includes an evaluation of evidence on complementary antiemetic therapy. The Antiemetics Guideline Update Committee included literature identified by a systematic review funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, presentations and posters from the Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer and ASCO Annual Meetings. It reviews optimal therapy for patients receiving highly emetic chemotherapy and recently approved drugs by FDA, including, fosaprepitant, the granisetron transdermal system, and the ondansetron orally disintegrating tablet.


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