Profile of cancer patients treated at the emergency room of a tertiary cancer care centre in southern Brazil.

@article{Rovere2012ProfileOC,
  title={Profile of cancer patients treated at the emergency room of a tertiary cancer care centre in southern Brazil.},
  author={Rodrigo Kraft Rovere and Carini Dagnoni and E GomesCorr{\^e}aC and E DiasDeOliveira and F{\'a}tima Cristina Bacellar Figueira and J Sapelli},
  journal={Klinicka onkologie : casopis Ceske a Slovenske onkologicke spolecnosti},
  year={2012},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={452-6}
}
The number of cancer care visits in the emergency department for evaluation and treatment has been steadily increasing. Cancer patients represent a challenge for the emergency team because they may have acute symptoms of still undiagnosed malignancy, vague symptoms related to the disease or complications of cancer treatment, all of which can be either mild or potentially life-threatening. The Santo Antonio Hospital is a public institution located in the city of Blumenau (SC, southern Brazil… CONTINUE READING

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