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Cancer Management

Cancer Management This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The authors provide a succinct objective for this volume, an objective to meet a need widely desirable. The need is for a "brief practical book on the management of patients with cancer." They have not attempted to review all the issues exhaustively but have addressed their work to an audience of the "general physician, the general surgeon, or the postgraduate trainee in the various specialties." The book has to be reviewed on how well it has addressed the objective and the audiences. As far as being a brief practical book on management, it does that rather well. The material is presented in 16 chapters three of which cover the general principles of nonsurgical treatment, ie, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and radiation therapy. Ten chapters cover cancers of major organ sites. Neoplasms of the CNS and leukemia are not covered. One chapter addresses the problems of the advanced cancer patient. That this chapter http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Surgery American Medical Association

Cancer Management

Archives of Surgery , Volume 113 (6) – Jun 1, 1978

Cancer Management

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The authors provide a succinct objective for this volume, an objective to meet a need widely desirable. The need is for a "brief practical book on the management of patients with cancer." They have not attempted to review all the issues exhaustively but have addressed their work to an audience of the "general physician, the general...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1978 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0004-0010
eISSN
1538-3644
DOI
10.1001/archsurg.1978.01370180116026
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract The authors provide a succinct objective for this volume, an objective to meet a need widely desirable. The need is for a "brief practical book on the management of patients with cancer." They have not attempted to review all the issues exhaustively but have addressed their work to an audience of the "general physician, the general surgeon, or the postgraduate trainee in the various specialties." The book has to be reviewed on how well it has addressed the objective and the audiences. As far as being a brief practical book on management, it does that rather well. The material is presented in 16 chapters three of which cover the general principles of nonsurgical treatment, ie, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and radiation therapy. Ten chapters cover cancers of major organ sites. Neoplasms of the CNS and leukemia are not covered. One chapter addresses the problems of the advanced cancer patient. That this chapter

Journal

Archives of SurgeryAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jun 1, 1978

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