Urgent situations in oncology
Authors: F.V. Moiseenko
Urgent situations in oncology combine several clinical conditions that might
be a result of comorbidity decompensation, diagnostic or treatment complications,
consequence of underlying cancer. The appearance of this situation usually requires an
application of an urgent algorithm that might not be related to anticancer treatment.
In this article we discuss the algorithms for febrile neutropenia, malignant spinal cord
compression and malignancy related superior vena cava syndrome.