ONCO Assist

January 2018

Cancer

Oncoassist app was designed by oncologists keeping in mind the clinical needs that arise while treating cancer patients. Oncoassist is a comprehensive app which includes a variety of useful features. It has calculators for medical calculations, including BSA, opiate equivalence dose converters, carboplatin dosage calculator, among others. It also has AJCC staging criteria for all types of malignancy. It includes different prognostic calculators such as Motzer score for renal cancer, International Prognostic Index for DLBCL. In addition, there are adjuvant decision support tools, including lung colon and GIST cancer tools. The app also features important oncology news, and provides access to your respective institutional guidelines and protocols. Overall, this is a robust package of oncology material critical to decision making at point-of-care.

Resources

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