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The practicing oncologist needs a text to which he or she can refer readily and in which practical information is readily accessible. Management of the Patient with Cancer meets those requirements to a large extent. As with any multiauthored volume, the quality of the writing varies, but on the whole the editor has achieved a remarkable uniformity.
The first 80 pages, entitled "General Considerations," are divided into chapters that outline vital statistics, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, bleeding and coagulation disorders, and rehabilitation of cancer patients. They are nicely written and very readable. Part II, entitled "Specific Considerations," covers cancers of specific
Management of the Patient with Cancer.. Ann Intern Med. 1977;86:837. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-86-6-837_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1977;86(6):837.
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