Multidisciplinary cancer clinics: Their time has come

  title={Multidisciplinary cancer clinics: Their time has come},
  author={Alfred E. Chang},
  journal={Journal of Surgical Oncology},
  • A. Chang
  • Published 1 December 1998
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Surgical Oncology
Advances in the evaluation and treatment options for patients with a malignancy are increasing at an ever faster pace. Today’s clinician is faced with a variety of methods to image tumors, biopsy masses, and stage cancers. Even more complex can be deciding upon the choice of treatment. Neoadjuvant therapy, regional therapy, organ preservation, limb salvage, tissue reconstruction, postoperative adjuvant chemotherapy, biotherapy, and radiation therapy represent examples of multimodal approaches… 

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