Special problems in the older cancer patient: spinal cord compression and pleural effusions.


Spinal cord compression due to epidural metastases, and malignant pleural effusions are devastating complications of advanced cancer that can destroy the quality of a life that is already limited in quantity. Neither need do so. A diagnostic algorithm has been developed for each of these complications. Early diagnosis of cord compression can be accomplished… (More)


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