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Other tumour-associated problems

Peter Hoskin and Wendy Makin

in Oncology for Palliative Medicine

Second edition

Published in print August 2003 | ISBN: 9780192628114
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191730115 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192628114.003.0026
Other tumour-associated problems

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This chapter focuses on renal failure, adrenal failure, hypercalcaemia, paraneoplastic syndromes, cachexia, limb oedema, and thrombosis. In it, the epidemiology, aetiology, interventions, and treatment of these diseases are detailed and examined.

Keywords: renal failure; adrenal failure; hypercalcaemia; paraneoplastic syndromes; cachexia; limb oedema; thrombosis; epidemiology; aetiology; interventions

Chapter.  5341 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Palliative Medicine

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