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About this book
With the development of medical who are not oriented toward oncology. oncology as a medical subspecialty, an The organization and structure of this text authoritative and comprehensive text are designed to reinforce the principles of about cancer, Cancer Medicine by cancer management and to augment the Holland and Frei, has appeared to explain educational experience. the bridge between this field and the Initially, this book was conceived clinical sciences. In addition, the specifically to describe the clinical individual therapeutic disciplines in approach to oncologic emergencies. It is oncology have developed clinical texts in clear, however, that those complications surgery, radiation, pediatric, and medical of cancer that are not life threatening are approaches to the neoplastic diseases. equally unique and complex in their These texts serve as compendia of management. Furthermore, such information organized and structured for complications bridge many of the presentation by organ. subdisciplines in medicine and surgery. This book adds to the growing list of Thus, the extension from oncologic oncologic texts but focuses on pra/fical emergencies to cancer complications at tactics in the management of can2er and individual organ sites was a natural its complications and incorporates this evolution and one which required author's individual philosophy and collaboration and interaction among the approach to the cancer patient. In this major disciplines of medicine and context, the primary care physician surgery.