Representing and supporting medical oncologists in the UK

Guidelines and Treatment Recommendations

Reputable sources of treatment guidelines and protocols.

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1 NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology
  A comprehensive American set of guidelines which are an excellent reference.
2 PDQ Cancer Information Summaries
  These summaries from the National Cancer Institute in the US provide an up to date overview of the current staging and treatment of cancers.
3 ASCO Guidelines
  Various guidelines and recommendations by the American Society of Clinical Oncology
4 US National Guideline Clearing House
  A central repository of guidelines from a number of sources. There are over 400 concerning cancer.
5  ESMO Guidelines
  Clinical Recommendations by the European Society of Medical Oncology. They are clinical guidelines intended to provide the user with a set of requirements for a basic standard of cancer care.
6 NICE Guidance
  Guidance on service organisation, procedures, and technologies from the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
7 NICE Guidance on Malignant Spinal cord Compression
  Published in November 2008. Advice on how to optimise the diagnosis and management of this condition.
8  British Thoracic Society Guidelines including Pulmonary Nodule Management
  Detailed guidance on the management of pulmonary nodules plus links to guidance for lung cancer and mesothelioma.