ONCOLOGY

Metabolic Emergencies in Oncology

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Metabolic Emergencies in Oncology Ephraim Paul Hochberg INTRODUCTION Metabolic emergencies represent rare events in the care of cancer patients. In contrast to the measured pace of most of oncology, these…

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Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

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Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Jerry L. Spivak POLYCYTHEMIA VERA INTRODUCTION Polycythemia vera (PV) is a clonal disorder of a multipotent hematopoietic stem cell in which overproduction of morphologically normal red cells, white…

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Peripheral T-cell Lymphomas

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Peripheral T-cell Lymphomas Jeffrey A. Barnes, Jeremy S. Abramson INTRODUCTION The peripheral T-cell lymphomas are a heterogeneous group of lymphoid malignancies each with a distinct clinical presentation and prognosis. The…

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma Philip C. Amrein INTRODUCTION Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a neoplastic disease characterized by the accumulation of monoclonal lymphocytes in blood, bone marrow, and lymphoid…

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Uncommon B-Cell Lymphomas

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Uncommon B-Cell Lymphom Jeremy S. Abramson, Jeffrey A. Barnes Multiple uncommon B-cell lymphomas each account for only a small percentage of non-Hodgkin lymphomas overall, but should be familiar to clinicians…

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Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

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Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Justin F. Gainor, Jeffrey A. Engelman INTRODUCTION EPIDEMIOLOGY Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related mortality in the United States, with an estimated 160,000 deaths…

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Colon Cancer

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Colon Cancer David P. Ryan EPIDEMIOLOGY STATISTICS In the United States, 102,480 new cases of colon cancer were expected in 2013 (men 50,090; women 52,390) (1), and 40,340 new cases…

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Soft Tissue and Bone Sarcomas

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Soft Tissue and Bone Sarcomas Edwin Choy, Sam S. Yoon, Francis J. Hornicek, Thomas F. DeLaney SOFT TISSUE SARCOMAS Soft tissue sarcomas (STS) are uncommon malignancies, arising in about 11,410…

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