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Oncologic emergencies for the internist

William S Krimsky, Robert J Behrens, Gary J Kerkvliet
Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine 2002, 69 (3): 209-10, 213-4, 216-7 passim
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Most cancer patients experience at least one emergency during the course of the disease. This paper reviews the diagnosis and treatment of tumor lysis syndrome, hypercalcemia of malignancy, superior vena cava syndrome, spinal cord compression, strokes and seizures, and treatment-related emergencies.

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