Perugia Consensus Conference on Antiemetic Therapy

  • Richard J. Gralla
  • Maurizio Tonato
  • Fausto Roila
Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. Jørn Herrstedt, Matti S. Aapro, John F. Smyth, Albano Del Favero
    Pages 1-20
  3. Fausto Roila, Matti S. Aapro, Alan Stewart
    Pages 21-32
  4. Mark G. Kris, Fausto Roila, Pieter H. M. De Mulder, Michel Marty
    Pages 45-53
  5. Thomas R. Spitzer, Steven M. Grunberg, Mario A. Dicato
    Pages 55-61
  6. David R. Gandara, Fausto Roila, David Warr, Martin J. Edelman, Edith A. Perez, Richard J. Gralla
    Pages 63-76
  7. Gary R. Morrow, Joseph A. Roscoe, Jeffrey J. Kirshner, Harry E. Hynes, Richard J. Rosenbluth
    Pages 77-84
  8. Pieter H. M. De Mulder, Fausto Roila, Mark G. Kris, Michel M. Marty
    Pages 85-93
  9. Petra C. Feyer, Alan L. Stewart, Otto J. Titlbach
    Pages 95-111
  10. Gary R. Morrow, Enzo Ballatori, Susan Groshen, Ian Olver
    Pages 113-120
  11. P. L. R. Andrews, R. J. Naylor, R. A. Joss
    Pages 121-133

About these proceedings


In the last decade, important progress has been achieved in the prevention of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting, in particular since the introduction of 5-HT3 antagonists which, when used in combination with steroids, can assure significant protection in the majority of patients. Nonetheless, for some relevant clinical problems there still is no satisfactory answer, and there are major differences in clinical practice regarding antiemetic use. This volume contains the results of the fifth Perugia International Cancer Conference which was organized by the anti-emetic subcommittee of MASCC (Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer). A consensus document was prepared for each session forming a useful basis for future developments.


cancer cancer therapy chemotherapy clinical trial pharmacology prevention radiotherapy steroids

Editors and affiliations

  • Richard J. Gralla
    • 1
  • Maurizio Tonato
    • 2
  • Fausto Roila
    • 2
  1. 1.Ochsner Cancer InstituteNew OrleansUSA
  2. 2.Oncologia Medica, Policlinico MontelucePerugiaItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-72139-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-72137-3
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