Western and Central Melbourne Integrated Cancer Service (WCMICS)

The development of these guidelines was funded by Western and Central Melbourne Integrated Cancer Service (WCMICS) as part of a project commissioned to develop safe handling guidelines for novel anti-cancer agents.

The precautionary principle would dictate that repeated exposure of healthcare workers to these drugs should be kept to a minimum

The precautionary principle would dictate that repeated exposure of healthcare workers to these drugs should be kept to a minimum unless appropriate protective measures are taken.

The guidelines recommend a range of available interventions / safeguards to minimize occupational exposure. CSTDs such as Tevadaptor® are recommended (grade III-D).

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