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Flashcards in Surgical oncology Deck (3)
1

what comorbidity is highly associated with lung cancer?

COPD

2

definition: neoadjuvant therapy

chemotherapy / radiation up front in preparation for surgery

3

what are the oncological emergencies?

1. SVC syndrome
2. perforated viscus