Learn More
Michael Hili opened the session and gave an introduction by presenting a comparison between the 1985 and the 1991 European Cancer Prevention Organization (ECP) meetings on nutrition and cancer. In 1985, specific recommendations regarding the intakes offat, fibres, energy, fruit & vegetables, alcohol and salt were given (see Michael Hill's article in this(More)
The food intake and the nutritional status was assessed before and during radiotherapy in 30 patients with local bladder tumours. Eighteen patients received preoperative treatment (42 Gy/4 weeks, followed by cystectomy), and 12 patients received potential curative treatment (63 Gy/6 weeks). Fourteen patients had small tumours (category I-II) and 16 patients(More)
Over a period of three months circumferences of the upper and lower arm were measured in 334 patients previously treated for breast cancer. Lymphoedema was found in 25 (7.5%) of these patients. The total number of patients with breast cancer who had lymphoedema in one year in Ribe Amt was calculated to 40. As more than one half of the patients only had(More)
During a period of 17 months, 98 consecutive patients with malignant lymphoma were examined for initial staging before therapy. Both CT and lymphography were performed in 58 patients (19 patients with Hodgkin's disease (HD) and 39 patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL], and these were included in the investigation. The results were discrepant in 26 cases(More)
The spontaneous food intake and nutritional status was assessed in 23 patients with small cell anaplastic carcinoma of the lung before and two times during a treatment period of 6 weeks. Radiation therapy was given for 2 weeks followed by a course of chemotherapy and another 2 weeks of radiation therapy. The energy intake decreased during the treatment from(More)
Nutritional status and food intake were recorded for 28 patients with cancer of the larynx and 13 patients with cancer of the pharynx. All patients were without distant metastases and received radiotherapy with a curative intent. No patients were nutritionally depleted when treatment began. Treatment did not induce changes in nutritional status or food(More)
  • 1