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Treatment of metastatic cancer remains an intriguing and interesting and perhaps the most important aspect of cancer therapy. A more descriptive but less startling title might have been "Metastatic Cancer Confined to One Region or Organ at the Time the Patient is Seen." The chapters on "solitary" metastasis in lung, liver, brain, bone, neck, and other sites all pay lip service to the solitary lesion but then describe surgical, radiotherapeutic, and chemotherapeutic techniques for treating multiple metastasis in these organs or regions. Because of the authors' devotion to radiotherapy, it is forgivable that much of the therapeutic approach is devoted
Solitary Metastases.. Ann Intern Med. 1969;70:666–667. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-70-3-666
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;70(3):666-667.
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