Clinical Cancer Medicine

Treatment Tactics

  • Jacob J. Lokich

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. Oncologic Emergencies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. J. Lokich
      Pages 19-29
    3. J. Lokich
      Pages 30-41
    4. J. Lokich
      Pages 42-63
    5. J. Lokich
      Pages 64-77
    6. J. Wolff
      Pages 78-94
  4. Oncologic Complications Related to Organ Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 95-95
    2. M. Drew, R. B. Dickson
      Pages 97-124
    3. J. Lokich
      Pages 144-164
    4. J. Lokich
      Pages 165-177
    5. B. Wintroub, A. Hood
      Pages 206-228
  5. Special Problems in Cancer Management

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 229-229
    2. J. McCaffrey
      Pages 231-248
    3. B. Bistrian, A. Bothe
      Pages 249-272
    4. J. Lokich
      Pages 273-284
  6. Systemic Complications of Cancer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 285-285
    2. J. Pennington
      Pages 287-306
    3. C. Gates, P. Hans
      Pages 307-323
    4. R. Weichselbaum, R. Goebbels, J. Lokich
      Pages 325-354
  7. Rare and Uncommon Manifestations of Cancer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 355-355
    2. J. Lokich, N. Anderson
      Pages 357-376
    3. J. Lokich
      Pages 377-398
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 399-422

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.



Editors and affiliations

  • Jacob J. Lokich
    • 1
  1. 1.New England Deaconess Hospital Sidney Farber Cancer InstituteHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1980
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-011-7237-0
  • Online ISBN 978-94-011-7235-6
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