Standards and Policies

Cancer Care Nova Scotia has established standards and policies to support quality safe systemic therapy practices: 

    • Administration of Cancer Chemotherapy Policy     
    • Levels of Care for Systemic Therapy in Nova Scotia Hospitals    
    • Oral Systemic Therapy for Cancer Policy 
    • Preparation of Cancer Chemotherapy Policy
    • Provincial Cancer Drug Formulary     
    • Safe Handling Policy

Cancer Care Nova Scotia’s policies are aligned with the Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology’s Standards and Competencies for Cancer Chemotherapy Nursing Practice and the Canadian Association for Pharmacy in Oncology’s Standards of Practice for Oncology Pharmacy in Canada.




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