Endocrine and metabolic complications of advanced cancer

Max Watson, Caroline Lucas, Andrew Hoy and Jo Wells

in Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780199234356
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598847 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Endocrine and 						metabolic complications of advanced cancer

Show Summary Details


This chapter covers paraneoplastic syndromes (Hypercalcaemia, Cushing’s syndrome, syndrome of inappropriate antidiuresis, hypoglycaemia (non-islet cell), carcinoid syndrome) before turning to non-paraneoplastic complications, including diabetes mellitus.

Chapter.  3682 words. 

Subjects: Palliative Medicine

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.