Cancer Emergency Response Tool

January 2018

Cancer

The Cancer Emergency Response Tool (CERT) allows cancer patients to rapidly and effectively manage chemotherapy toxicity and disease-related problems which may require urgent hospital assessment. It is based on the widely used UKONS triage system and is designed to complement hospital-based advice on management of acute oncology problems.
CERT covers 8 of the most serious medical complications and toxicities encountered by cancer patients. It assists appropriate decision making about when to seek medical advice, and speeds direct access to the local Cancer Centre when potentially life-threatening or urgent symptoms are present.

Resources

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Achieving world-class cancer outcomes: a strategy for England 2015-2020 August 2018 The Independent Cancer Taskforce has published Achieving world-class cancer outcomes: a strategy for England 2015-2020....
Living with and beyond cancer - improving future survivorship services August 2018 The National Cancer Survivorship Initiative (NCSI) has published Living with and Beyond Cancer: Taking Action to Improve...
Cancer System Performance August 2018 A website allows cancer patients, their families and health care providers in Ontario, Canada, to access the province's...
Cancer statistics: availability and location July 2018 Document aims to provide an overview about cancer statistics, including information on statistics publicly available and...
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