For patients with advanced cancer-associated dyspnoea, a hierarchical approach beginning with an assessment and non-pharmacologic interventions before moving on to pharmacologic options is recommended, according to a new guideline from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). “[Dyspnoea] is one of the most common and distressing symptoms affecting patients with advanced cancer,” wrote guideline authors ...
Hierarchical approach to managing dyspnoea in advanced lung cancer: ASCO guideline
By Dave Levitan
11 Mar 2021