Cancer Cachexia: It Takes a Teamto Fix the Complex Machinery

Hui, David
November 2016
Journal of Oncology Practice;Nov2016, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p1172
Academic Journal
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.


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