Chapter 9. Paraneoplastic Syndromes

  1. Robert Souhami CBE, MD, FRCP, FRCR, F Med Sci1 and
  2. Jeffrey Tobias MA (Cantab), MD, FRCP, FRCR2

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470994887.ch9

Cancer and its Management, Fifth Edition

Cancer and its Management, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Souhami, R. and Tobias, J. (2005) Paraneoplastic Syndromes, in Cancer and its Management, Fifth Edition, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470994887.ch9

Author Information

  1. 1

    Director of Policy and Communication Cancer Research UK, London UK and Emeritus Professor of Medicine, University College London, London, UK

  2. 2

    Professor of Cancer Medicine University College London, London UK and Consultant in Clinical Oncology, The Meyerstein Institute of Oncology, The Middlesex Hospital, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 14 JUN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405126366

Online ISBN: 9780470994887



  • cancer patients;
  • paraneoplastic syndromes;
  • ectopic hormone production;
  • hypoglycaemia;
  • red cell aplasia


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Fever due to Malignant Disease

  • Ectopic Hormone Production in Cancer

  • Haematological Syndromes

  • Neurological Syndromes

  • Muscle and Joint Syndromes

  • Dermatological Syndromes

  • Nephrotic Syndrome

  • References