Author | Hamed Daw, MD

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How We Treat Tumor Lysis Syndrome

April 15, 2011

ByAlaa Muslimani, MD|Mohammad Muhsin Chisti, MD|Laura Nadeau, MD|Dana Zakalik, MD|Hamed Daw, MD|James Huang, MD|Ishmael Jaiyesimi, DO

When tumor cells are rapidly broken down and their contents released into the extracellular space, the released ions and compounds can cause metabolic disturbances too great to be neutralized by the body's normal mechanisms.