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Oncologic emergencies are complications that arise due to cancer or after treatment of cancer. These conditions require immediate medical attention and in most cases, in patient treatment is a must.
HOW IS ONCOLOGIC EMERGENCIES DIAGNOSED?
The condition is diagnosed by an oncology specialist in the review check-up post the cancer treatment or during the various tests and examinations conducted in course of the treatment. Monitoring electrolyte levels, complete blood cell counts, vital signs, and measures of coagulation are crucial for detecting these abnormalities and quickly initiating appropriate therapy.
HOW IS ONCOLOGIC EMERGENCIES TREATED?
Treatment is based on the diagnosis and the severity of the condition. Medications and close monitoring will be suggested. There may be a need for a surgery based on the condition.
DID YOU KNOW?
Examples of oncologic emergencies include tumour lysis syndrome and other metabolic abnormalities, disseminated intravascular coagulopathy (DIC), hyperleukocytosis and leukostasis, fever in the setting of neutropenia, and spinal cord compression from a tumour mass.