MASCC Antiemesis Tool (MAT)

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About the MASCC Antiemesis Tool (MAT)

The MASCC Antiemesis Tool (MAT) is an easy-to-use and easy-to-evaluate tool designed to help cancer patients and professionals communicate accurately about the prevention and control of nausea and vomiting that may occur with chemotherapy. The MAT can also help treatment centers evaluate the effectiveness of their antiemetic strategies.

The tool was first created in 2004 and validated in 2007. It’s now available in multiple languages, and can also be downloaded an as app for iPhone/iPad or Android.

Download the MAT & Associated Resources

We recommend that you read the “Guide to Using the MAT” carefully before distributing or using it.

English:

The MASCC Antiemesis Tool: PDF | Word Doc
Guide to Using the MAT
MAT Patient Outcomes Scoresheet: PDF | Excel Spreadsheet  

App:

MAT Apple QR code

MAT Android QR code

Translations​

The MASCC Antiemesis Tool: PDF | Word Doc

Guide to Using the MAT

MAT Patient Outcomes Scoresheet: PDF | Excel Spreadsheet

The MASCC Antiemesis Tool (MAT): PDF | Word Doc

Guide to Using the MAT

Translated by: Edmond Kurtovic, MD and Mimoza Meholli, MD

The MASCC Antiemesis Tool (MAT): PDF | Word Doc

Guide to Using the MAT

MAT Patient Outcomes Scoresheet: PDF | Word Doc | Excel Spreadsheet

Translated by: Manal B. Al-Zaidan, BSc(Pharm), Doha-Qatar and Ahmed Eid, MD

The MASCC Antiemesis Tool (MAT): PDF | Word Doc

Translated by: Karine Darbinyan, MD

The MASCC Antiemesis Tool (MAT): PDF | Word Doc

MAT Patient Outcomes Scoresheet: PDF | Word Doc

Translated by: Fengling Zhang, RN, MD, Alexandra Q. Zhang MD, Eileen HL Cheng, MD and Mr Jing-yu Tan

The MASCC Antiemesis Tool (MAT): PDF | Word Doc

Translated by: Marvin Jonne L. Mendoza MD, John Paulo B. Vergara MD, Danielle Benedict L. Sacdalan MD, Madelaine A. Amante MD, and Joey A. Tabula MD, on behalf of the Philippine Society of Medical Oncology (December 2021)

The MASCC Antiemesis Tool (MAT): PDF | Word Doc

Guide to Using the MAT

MAT Patient Outcomes Scoresheet: PDF | Word Doc

The MASCC Antiemesis Tool (MAT): PDF | Word Doc

Guide to Using the MAT

MAT Patient Outcomes Scoresheet: PDF | Word Doc

The MASCC Antiemesis Tool(MAT): PDF | Word Doc

Guide to Using the MAT

MAT Patient Outcomes Scoresheet: PDF | Word Doc

Translated by Zoe Stamataki, RN, PhD and Professor Alex Molassiotis, RN, PhD

The MASCC Antiemesis Tool (MAT): PDF | Word Doc

MAT Patient Outcomes Scoresheet: PDF | Word Doc

Translated by Allenidekania, SKp.MSc

The MASCC Antiemesis Tool (MAT): PDF | Word Doc

Guide to Using the MAT

MAT Patient Outcomes Scoresheet: PDF | Word Doc

The MASCC Antiemesis Tool (MAT): PDF | Word Doc

Guide to Using the MAT

MAT Patient Outcome Scoresheet: PDF | Word Doc

Supported by a grant from Taiho Pharmaceutical CO. LTD

The MASCC Antiemesis Tool (MAT): PDF | Word Doc

Guide to Using the MAT

MAT Patient Outcomes Scoresheet: PDF | Word Doc | Excel Spreadsheet

Translated by: Jiyeon Lee, RN, PhD, ACNP-BC, Eun-Hyun Lee, RN, PhD, & Heeyoung Oh, RN, PhD

The MASCC Antiemesis Tool (MAT): PDF | Word Doc

Guide to Using the MAT

MAT Patient Outcomes Scoresheet: PDF | Word Doc

The MASCC Antiemesis Tool (MAT): PDF | Word Doc

Translated by Karine Darbinyan, MD

The MASCC Antiemesis Tool (MAT): PDF | Word Doc

Guide to Using the MAT

MAT Patient Outcomes Scoresheet: PDF | Word Doc | Excel Spreadsheet

Translated by Snezana Bosnjak, MD, PhD

The MASCC Antiemesis Tool (MAT): PDF | Word Doc

Guide to Using the MAT

MAT Patient Outcomes Scoresheet: PDF | Word Doc

The MASCC Antiemesis Tool (MAT): PDF | Word Doc

Guide to Using the MAT

MAT Patient Outcomes Scoresheet: PDF | Word Doc | ExcelSpreadsheet

Translated by: Hüseyin Abali, PhD and Cemile Karadeniz, MD and reviewed by Sultan Kav, RN, PhD

MAT Approval

Non-profit entities and health professionals (physicians, nurses, etc.) are encouraged to use the MAT and may do so free of charge. Commercial companies will require written approval from MASCC, and will incur a nominal fee prior to using this tool. Please contact the Executive Director at mascc.office@mascc.org for additional information regarding the approval procedure.

MASCC is grateful to the following individuals and organizations for their help in developing the MAT:

Development of the Tool:

  • Sussanne Borjeson, RN, PhD
  • Rebecca Clark-Snow, RN, BSN
  • Rebecca Finley, PharmD, MS
  • Richard J. Gralla, MD
  • Mark G. Kris, MD
  • Cynthia N. Rittenberg, RN, MN

Reviewers:

  • Jørn Herrstedt, MD
  • Patricia Hollen, RN, PhD
  • Judi Johnson, RN, PhD
  • Fausto Roila, MD

MASCC appreciates the unrestricted grant from Merck & Co., Inc., Whitehouse Station, NJ, USA, that was used to develop the MAT.