Endorsement of the 2017 American Society of Clinical Oncology’s Guideline for Antiemetics

This clinical practice guideline is an endorsement of the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s 2017 guideline titled Antiemetics: American Society of Clinical Oncology Clinical Practice Guideline Update. The guideline discusses the use of antiemetics for the prevention and management of nausea and vomiting in adult patients undergoing chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy. Various treatment regimens are examined based on the frequency of emesis. Other topics of interest include the use of adjunctive drugs, cannabinoids, as well as other complementary and alternative therapies.