Common emergencies in cancer medicine: metabolic syndromes.

C. R. Thomas, N. Dodhia

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Metabolic derangements are fairly common occurrences in cancer medicine. In many instances, they require deft recognition and prompt institution of emergency therapeutic intervention. These syndromes may result from a primary tumor, metastatic disease, or anti-tumor therapy. This article discusses the management of such patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)809-818
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of the National Medical Association
Issue number9
StatePublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes

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