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Principles of treatment

  • International Union Against Cancer
Part of the International Union Against Cancer / Union Internationale Contre le Cancer book series (UICCI)

Abstract

Human neoplasms form a large group of diseases of varying incidence, site, anatomical extent, pathology, clinical course and prognosis, suitability for surgery and responsiveness to ionizing radiation, chemical agents and hormones. This variability of features, characterizing diseases traditionally designated by a common term, and the variability of methods used for their diagnosis and treatment call for a collective approach to all problems connected with the clinical management of cancer.

Keywords

Adjuvant Chemotherapy Palliative Treatment Body Burden Multimodal Therapy Cytosine Arabinoside 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • International Union Against Cancer
    • 1
  1. 1.GenevaSwitzerland

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