- Rx: Diet for Cancer Patients. Williams, John // Dog World;Dec2002, Vol. 87 Issue 12, p36
Discusses the findings of a study on the use of specific dietary formulas in treating various cancers in dogs. Information on the cancer cachexia; Nutritional therapy for cancer; Considerations in feeding a dog with cancer.
- Cancer cachexia. Fernandes, Tanya // Nursing Standard;1/26/2011, Vol. 25 Issue 21, p58
A quiz on cancer cachexia is presented.
- Alternativas nutricionales en el sÃndrome de caquexia tumoral. Hernando Requejo, Ovidio // Nutricion Hospitalaria;oct2014 suplemento 2, Vol. 30, p98
The cancer-related cachexia syndrome is a frequent complication in oncology; its presence can cause intolerance and failure of oncologic treatment, worsen quality of live and decrease survival. In this paper, a complete revision was made taking into account data on epidemiology, physiopathology,...
- Biology of Cachexia. Tisdale, Michael J. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;12/03/97, Vol. 89 Issue 23, p1763
Focuses on the syndrome of cachexia in cancer patients. Relationship between anorexia and cachexia; Metabolism in cancer cachexia; Factors implicated in cancer cachexia; Treatment of cancer cachexia.
- Parenteral Nutrition in Advanced Cancer: Indications and Clinical Practice Guidelines. Mirhosseini, Noush; Fainsinger, Robin L.; Baracos, Vickie // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Oct2005, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p914
Cachexia is a disturbing and disfiguring aspect of many advanced cancers. Parenteral nutrition (PN) is a controversial and expensive treatment for cancer cachexia. Guidelines for the use of PN for these patients have been suggested. These two case reports will highlight some of the issues around...
- Metabolic and nutritional aspects of cancer. Krawczyk, Joanna; Kraj, Leszek; Ziarkiewicz, Mateusz; Wiktor-Jędrzejczak, Wiesław // Advances in Hygiene & Experimental Medicine / Postepy Higieny i ;2014, Vol. 68, p1008
Cancer, being in fact a generalized disease involving the whole organism, is most frequently associated with metabolic deregulation, a latent inflammatory state and anorexia of various degrees. The pathogenesis of this disorder is complex, with multiple dilemmas remaining unsolved. The clinical...
- Cancer Cachexia: Emerging pre-clinical evidence and the pathway forward to clinical trials. Martin, Lisa; Sawyer, Michael B. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;Dec2015, Vol. 107 Issue 12, p1
The authors present insights on the emerging preclinical evidence and the pathway forward to clinical trials on cancer cachexia. Topics discussed include cachexia as an unment medical need in oncology due to its devastating effects on patients, the complexity of cachexia treatment, and targets...
- An Interdisciplinary Approach to Manage Cancer Cachexia. Granda-Cameron, Clara; DeMille, Debra; Lynch, Mary Pat; Huntzinger, Christine; Alcorn, Theresa; Levicoff, Joan; Roop, Carly; Mintzer, David // Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing;Feb2010, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p72
Cancer cachexia occurs in about 33% of newly diagnosed patients with cancer and may lead to delayed, missed, or decreased treatments. An interdisciplinary team approach to manage cancer cachexia may result in fewer missed treatments and improved outcomes. The palliative care program of an urban...
- Nutrition and the patient with cancer. // British Medical Journal;9/23/1978, Vol. 2 Issue 6141, p846
Examines the nutrition of patients with cancer. Factors contributing to the characteristics of cachexia; Association of little intake with physical causes; Vitamin requirement for patients with cancer.
- Optimizing Nutrition for Patients With Cancer. Wilson, Renee L. // Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing;Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p23
Malnutrition is the most common secondary diagnosis in patients with cancer and is a major prognostic indicator for poor response to cancer therapy and shortened survival. The word cancer can be used as an acronym to guide early nutritional intervention that combines an understanding of cancer...