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Cancer: clinical features and management

R. L. Souhami

in Oxford Textbook of Medicine

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Published in print May 2010 | ISBN: 9780199204854
Published online May 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199570973 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199204854.003.0605

Series: Oxford Textbooks

Cancer: clinical features and management

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Cancer is common and will be the cause of death of about 20% of the population of developed countries. Every clinician should be aware of the many ways in which it presents. Delay in diagnosis may diminish the chances of successful treatment and always creates anxiety for the patient. Expert advice, immediate investigation, and definitive biopsy diagnosis should be obtained speedily....

Chapter.  12698 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Medical Oncology

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