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Acute Oncology Toolkit

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The new "Acute oncology on the acute medical unit" toolkit has been produced by the RCP. Author Dr Ernie Marshall, is a consultant medical oncologist at the Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology. Download no longer available.

The toolkit includes: 

  • a quick guide to common oncology emergencies
  • key stages of patient management in the first four and 24 hours
  • how to avoid the admission of acute oncology patients
  • a guide to the signs and symptoms of side effects of common cancer drugsa guide to common medical problems caused by cancer diagnosis