Respiratory failure is a common problem in the patient with cancer. Many of these patients require intubation and treatment in an intensive care unit. Expeditiously determining the cause of the respiratory failure and treating it appropriately is mandatory. In addition, understanding the reason for respiratory failure permits rational determination of the aggressiveness of therapy.
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