Oct 10, 1989

Management of tumor patients in oncology-oriented practices

Fortschritte der Medizin
L Böning

Abstract

Up until a few years ago, the diagnosis and treatment of tumor patients was the domain of the hospital. In recent years, however, ever more "oncologically-oriented practices" have been established with the aim of providing specific care to tumor patients. In these practices both diagnostic evaluation and most forms of chemotherapy can be carried out. The advantages to the patient in the care of such practices are constancy of the doctor/patient relationship, faster diagnostic evaluation and provision of results, and better preservation of the patient's domestic milieu through less hospitalization.

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Antineoplastic Agents
Oncology Field
Combined Modality Therapy
Malignant Neoplasms
Patient Referral
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