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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
MAT Apple QR code
MAT Android QR code
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 firstname.lastname@example.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
- 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.