Ellen Manzullo, MD | Authors

Oncologic Emergencies and Paraneoplastic Syndromes

November 01, 2015

This management guide covers the oncologic emergencies such as superior vena cava syndrome, deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and other paraneoplastic syndromes.

Oncologic Emergencies

April 01, 1995

An oncologic emergency may be defined as any acute potentially morbid or life-threatening event directly or indirectly related to a patient's tumor or its treatment. The differential diagnosis for a patient with cancer who presents with acute conditions includes medical emergencies not related to the patient's diagnosis of cancer.