June Savva

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This study aimed to test whether a very early nutrition intervention delivered over the telephone was feasible and could improve outcomes amongst patients with upper gastrointestinal cancer. Participants with a histologically proven new diagnosis of primary oesophageal or stomach cancer and who were to undergo surgery and/or chemotherapy were randomised to(More)
BACKGROUND A standardised nutrition risk screening (NRS) programme with ongoing education is recommended for the successful implementation of NRS. This project aimed to develop and implement a standardised NRS and education process across the adult bed-based services of a large metropolitan health service and to achieve a 75% NRS compliance at 12 months(More)
This study aimed to evaluate the long-term survival of all patients who participated in a pilot randomised trial of an early nutritional intervention for adults with upper gastrointestinal cancer. It also sought to identify factors that predicted patient mortality. All participants (n = 21) who were randomised into the original study were followed for a(More)
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