TITLE

Cancer Cachexia: It Takes a Teamto Fix the Complex Machinery

AUTHOR(S)
Hui, David
PUB. DATE
November 2016
SOURCE
Journal of Oncology Practice;Nov2016, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p1172
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author discusses issues concerning the treatment and management of cachexia, one of the most metabolic syndromes in patients with advanced cancer. He explains that cachexia is associated with suboptimal treatment outcomes, increased mortality and decreased physical function. He also explains nutrition impact symptoms, the psychological aspects of cachexia and the importance of developing multimodal interventions and interprofessional cachexia clinics.
ACCESSION #
119509071

 

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