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Launch of UKONS Acute Oncology Initial Management Guidelines Version 4 (2023)

                   UKONS- Acute Oncology Initial Management Guidelines V 4 (2023)  

Please follow the link above to access the updated UKONS Acute Oncology Guidelines.

The revised guidelines have been endorsed by UKAOS - UK SACT Board - Society of Acute Medicine.

Guidelines for the initial management of adult patients who have a cancer diagnosis, and present as an emergency or unplanned admission with a complication of their disease or cancer treatment.

 These guidelines relate to the initial assessment and immediate management of Acute Oncology patients, i.e. patients presenting with an acute problem, demonstrating symptoms deemed as having been caused by:

• Systemic Anti-Cancer Therapy (SACT)

• Radiotherapy

• Malignant disease

• A previously undiagnosed cancer where an urgent oncology/haematology assessment is required

Please update your guidance to ensure you have the updated version.

The UKONS Ap will be updated in due course

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