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Managing oncologic emergencies involving structural dysfunction

D J Glover, J H Glick
CA: a Cancer Journal for Clinicians 1985, 35 (4): 238-51
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As antitumor therapy becomes more effective and less toxic, it is imperative to recognize potentially life-threatening or permanently disabling complications that may be prevented or reversed by prompt action. Accurate diagnosis and treatment of oncologic emergencies may both improve the quality of life and increase the length of survival, allowing more cancer patients to receive an adequate trial of definitive therapy designed to eradicate or palliate their disease.

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