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The ever-increasing body of knowledge has led, almost inevitably, to an ever-increasing size of textbooks and those on cancer are no exception to this rule. Yet occasionally there appear comparatively small books such as this one that are designed to meet specific needs.
About one third of the text is a general discussion of cancer, including a brief history and a chapter on causes. The six chapters on general management and support encompass a broad range of topics from tumor markers to psychosocial aspects. The rest of the text is organized by organ sites. A concluding chapter is devoted to
Diagnosis and Management of Cancer.. Ann Intern Med. 1983;98:433. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-98-3-433_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1983;98(3):433.
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