An observational study of the role of pain control and food adaptation of elderly patients with terminal cancer.

Abstract

Anorexia and a distaste for food are common in patients with terminal cancer and often lead to the use of invasive therapeutic measures. In our prospective study involving 116 elderly patients with terminal cancer, we found that this nutritional behavior could be modified by making certain changes in the treatment. The most important of these are control of… (More)

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@article{Feuz1994AnOS, title={An observational study of the role of pain control and food adaptation of elderly patients with terminal cancer.}, author={A Feuz and C. H. Rapin}, journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association}, year={1994}, volume={94 7}, pages={767-70} }