Steven H. Stein, MD
Contributing Editor: Jennifer Fisher Wilson.
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Stein SH. Update in Oncology. Ann Intern Med. 2003;139:666-669. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-139-8-200310210-00010
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2003;139(8):666-669.
This year's Update in oncology discusses 7 manuscripts published in 2002. Each provides evidence that could change standards of care. The articles fall into the following categories: screening, prevention, and therapeutics. I compiled these articles with the help of my colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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