Cancer Care Ontario provides a series of guidelines for use by healthcare providers. Guidelines provide recommendations for standards of care, and their use helps ensure consistency of care across the province.
Cancer Imaging Guidelines
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These evidence-based cancer imaging recommendations are extracted from larger guidance documents and specialist society guidelines, and endorsed by the Cancer Imaging Program.
Lung Cancer Imaging Guidance (Diagnosis and Staging)
Systemic Treatment Computerized Prescriber Order Entry (ST CPOE) Best Practice Guidelines
This document provides guidance on the key features, functionalities and components of a ST CPOE system required to ensure safe, high-quality chemotherapy treatment. It includes a set of evidence-based recommendations to consider when purchasing, designing or evaluating ST CPOE system(s).
CANO Standards and Competencies for Cancer Chemotherapy Nursing Practice
This document provides standards for the practice, education, and continuing competence of Registered Nurses and for the quality practice environment required to ensure optimal cancer chemotherapy nursing practice in Canada.
Pandemic Planning Clinical Guideline for Patients with Cancer
Originally published in 2007 as part of Ontario's Health Plan for an Influenza Pandemic, this guideline was updated in October 2009.
Guidelines for Staging Patients with Cancer
(Note: Replaces CCO policy "Recording of Stage Information," 26-June-2003)
Oncology Nursing Competencies Documentation
This reference guide for nurses sets out the competencies required for documentation in oncology nursing, and aligns them with regulatory and national standards.
Well Follow-Up Care Documentation
CCO’s Position Statement on Guidelines for Breast Cancer Well Follow-Up Care is intended for healthcare providers across the province. The endorsed guideline will be used to develop quality indicators and to set targets for delivering well follow-up care to breast cancer survivors in Ontario.