Community Care Resources - Cancer

A Pan-Canadian Practice Guideline - Screening, Assessment and Care of Cancer-Related Fatigue in Adults with Cancer

This Canadian practice guideline provides recommendations and algorithms to support optimum screening, assessment and psychosocial-supportive care of adult patients with cancer related fatigue. The Edmonton Symptom Assessment System (ESAS) is utilized to flag patients at risk. 52 Pages.

A Pan-Canadian Practice Guideline - Screening, Assessment and Care of Psychosocial Distress (Depression, Anxiety) in Adults with Cancer

This Canadian practice guideline provides recommendations and algorithms to support optimum screening, assessment and psychosocial-supportive care of adult patients with cancer who are identified as experiencing depression and/or anxiety. The Edmonton Symptom Assessment System (ESAS) is utilized to flag patients at risk.
79 Pages.

Active Living for Older Adults in Treatment of Cancer - Framework for Program Design

This document provides a “framework” to develop an individualized exercise program for older adults undergoing treatment for cancer in an attempt to minimize the negative side effects of treatments and improve quality of life. Tools and critical pathways are provided to support the Allied Health Care Professional in any care setting . 66 Pages.

Algorithm: Diarrhea Symptoms in Adults with Cancer

An algorithm for clinicians to guide care, management and decision making for adults with cancer who exhibit diarrhea symptoms. 2 Pages.

Algorithm: Dysgeusia in Adults with Cancer - Screening and Assessment

An algorithm for clinicians to guide care, management and decision making for adults with cancer who exhibit dysgeusia (abnormal or impaired sense of taste). 2 Pages.