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Post-treatment follow-up in common solid malignancies: expert panel recommendations

Jacek Jassem1, Anna Kowalczyk1, Aleksander Biesiada23, Renata Duchnowska4, Rafał Dziadziuszko1, Agnieszka Mastalerz-Migas5, Andrzej Kawecki6, Maciej Krzakowski7, Piotr Potemski89, Piotr Rutkowski10, Piotr Wysocki11
Nowotwory. Journal of Oncology 2022;72(6):384-407.


Post-treatment follow-up is an essential component of comprehensive cancer care. Determining optimal follow-up schedules is crucial on clinical, organisational and economic grounds. Owing to the scarcity of prospective clinical follow-up trials, most recommendations are based on retrospective studies and expert opinions. In 2014, the first post­-treatment follow-up recommendations in the most common solid malignancies was published by Polish oncology and family medicine experts. In this article, we present an update of this document that takes into account the current literature and the quality of the available scientific evidence.

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