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Historically, cancer treatment has been entirely a surgical matter. Over the last three decades, however, increasing knowledge in the basic and clinical sciences has been coupled with the development of nonsurgical diagnostic and therapies for cancer, and the emergence of specialists expert in their use. Cancer treatment is now a complex, multidisciplinary matter and rests upon an immense knowledge base which has been collected in a few comprehensive textbooks, most of which are more than three times the length of Adjuncts to Cancer Surgery. Moreover, several shorter books present excellent, site-oriented reviews of multidisciplinary patient management. One might then question
Adjuncts to Cancer Surgery. Ann Intern Med. 1992;116:174. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-116-2-174_5
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1992;116(2):174.
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