Upon completion of the chapter the reader will be able to

1. Describe the impact of various supportive care interventions on the prognosis of patients with cancer.

2. Discuss the scientific basis for providing various supportive care interventions in the oncology patient population.

3. Identify patient-related and disease-related risk factors in defining a population for whom supportive care interventions would be of benefit.

4. Recognize typical presenting signs and symptoms of common complications/emergencies that require supportive care interventions.

5. Outline an appropriate prevention and management strategies for various supportive care interventions.

6. Prepare a monitoring plan to evaluate the efficacy and toxicity of pharmacotherapy interventions for supportive care problems.

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