EWMA 2020, 18-20 Nov

Malignant Fungating Wounds


After this session, participants will be able to:

  • Identify strategies to reduce the burden of symptoms relating to MFWs
  • Develop an individualized management plan within an interdisciplinary team
  • Select the appropriate topical treatments) for a patient with a MFW

Wednesday, 5 June  


Room: A4



Overview of the management of malignant fungating wounds

Sebastian Probst, Switzerland

Editor of the EWMA Journal

School of Health Sciences

University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland


MFW wound assessment tools: current state of the art

Georgina Gethin, Ireland

Honorary Secretary, School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University Galway, Ireland


Cinnamon dressing (first results)

Isabelle Fromantin, PhD, France

Wound Care Unit, Nurse PhD

Institut Curie, Departement d'Anesthésie, France