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The care of the cancer patient presents a complexity of problems, and this is reflected in the diverse skills of those who provide his care—physicians of various specialties, nurses, socal workers, physical and occupational therapists, clinical psychologists, clergymen, and others. These three short self-instructional texts attempt to present general approaches to the medical, psychosocial, and rehabilitative care of the cancer patient; they are designed for all who are engaged in care of patients with cancer.
Sherman's text addresses itself to medical care. After an introductory section on general concepts in oncology, more detailed chapters take up five specific cancer sites
Clinical Concepts in Cancer Management. A Self-Instructional ManualA Comprehensive Approach to Rehabilitation of the Cancer Patient. A Self-Instructional Text.Psychosocial Aspects of Cancer Patient Care. A Self-Instructional Text.. Ann Intern Med. 1976;85:837–838. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-85-6-837_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1976;85(6):837-838.
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